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School of Business awarded the Courses and the Teachers of the Year

Teaching is a very important means of creating societal impact.
Best teachers of the School of Business in 2019. Photo: Arja Sahlberg / Aalto University
Petri Jylhä (left), Alexei Gloukhovtsev, Matti Sarvimäki, Tiina Ritvala, Marja Luukkonen and Ville Eloranta were able to participate in the award event held on 10 March 2020. Photo: Arja Sahlberg / Aalto University

Selecting the Courses and the Teachers of the Year started a new tradition last year. The tradition, which highlights the high quality and ever developing teaching at the School of Business, continues this year.

Teaching is a very important means of creating societal impact since knowledge in business and economics is transferred to the society through teaching and students.

'We want to emphasize the central role of teaching at our school by selecting the Courses and the Teachers of the Year from each study programme,' says Timo Saarinen, Associate Dean for teaching and learning. 'At the School of Business we are happy to have many teachers who are very eager to develop and renew their teaching.'

The Courses and the Teachers of the Year 2019 we selected among the candidates nominated by the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes, and the teachers were rewarded with diplomas.

Bachelor’s programme in Finnish:
Taloustieteen perusteet (Principles of Economics); Matti Sarvimäki

CEMS
CEMS Special Topics in Global Management; Rita Järventie-Thesleff

Entrepreneurship
Sustainability in Business; Patrick Shulist

Creative Sustainability
Sustainability in Business; Samuli Patala

ISM (Information Service Management)
Data Resources Management; Yong Liu

Finance
Advanced Corporate Finance; Petri Jylhä

Marketing
Digital Marketing; Alexei Gloukhovtsev

Communication
Strategy Communication; Pekka Pälli

Management and International Business
Sustainability in International Business; Tiina Ritvala

Accounting
Performance Management; Teemu Malmi

IDBM (International Design Business Management)
IDBM Challenge 2019 – Embracing transdisciplinarity, healthy conflicts, and deep reflections in the business design domain!; Ville Eloranta

Economics
Microeconomics: Pricing; Pauli Murto

Business Law
Capstone-course: Business Law; Marja Luukkonen, Laura Penni

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