Aalto Future of Work
Aalto Future of Work
Course available September 2021

Finland Works

In this course, we will look at how to navigate in Finnish work-life and how to find a job. We explore work-life in Finland from societal, organisational and individual perspectives. Once you have finished this course you will have a better understanding of work culture in Finland, what working in a Finnish company is like, how individuals find work-life balance in Finland, how to communicate your skills, and how to look for jobs in Finland. The course is an open online course. The course material is divided into five (5) chapters.

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Course available September 2021

About the course

In this course, we will look at how to navigate in Finnish work-life and how to find a job. We explore work-life in Finland from societal, organisational and individual perspectives. Once you have finished this course you will have a better understanding of work culture in Finland, what working in a Finnish company is like, how individuals find work-life balance in Finland, how to communicate your skills, and how to look for jobs in Finland. The course is an open online course. The course material is divided into five (5) chapters.

At a glance

  • Subject: Career Design
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Language: English

How to complete the course

This course consists of five chapters and each chapter has a varying number of sections. After each section, there is either a quiz or an open-ended assignment so that you can reflect on what you have learned. You can choose between reading the course content or listening to it in a podcast format. Each chapter has a “must read” and a “good reads” reading list. In order to complete the course, you will have to complete all the quizzes and open-ended questions. You will need to study the “must read” reading list in order to complete the quizzes.

What you will learn

  • To identify the characteristics of Finnish work-life and how Finland compares to other countries in terms of work culture
  • To understand the dynamics of Finnish organisations and how to work as a team member
  • To recognise needs for continuous skills development and how to communicate your skill set to potential employers
  • To understand how to find a job in Finland and how to develop your networks

Responsible teacher

Laura Sivula

Program Director

laura.sivula@aalto.fi

Enrollment options

Registration for the Free version of the course will open in September 2021. For Aalto University degree students check enrollment options at Weboodi.

You can choose to either audit the course for Free or purchase a Certificate during or after completion of the course. Once purchasing the course Certificate you can also apply for 2 ECTS from Aalto University.

Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added emailed to you – from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for Free.

You can share your course certificates in the Certifications section of your LinkedIn profile, on printed resumes, CVs, or other documents.

Read more about the Certificates.

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