School of Business 110 years
Peek to the School’s history
Here you can find a few great events and news pieces from past decades.
In 2007 the Helsinki School of Economics was granted the coveted so-called Triple Crown accreditation, becoming the first in the Nordic Countries to do so.
The new building will be complete before Christmas, and the School of Business will move in soon after, in early 2019.
The School of Business moved to Otaniemi on 15 February 2019.
FINNFOCUS 68 export trade show organised by the Helsinki School of Economics Student Union (KY) was a major event in its day
Over 140 companies had an exhibition stand on the m/s Finnpartner ferry of the FINNFOCUS 68 export trade.
Asko Harmia, the son of architect Hugo Harmia, visited the former School of Business building designed by his father and Woldemar Baeckman.
The class of 1952 met at the Ekonomiaukio building on the first Monday of March.
Alumni of the School of Business returned to their old school 70 years after they started their studies
Budding internationalism, friends, choral singing and a secure post-graduate job are at the forefront of memories.
The class of 1954 of the School of Business convened at Aalto University Töölö.
Esko Antikainen photographed almost all of KY’s celebrations and other university events for a three-year period in the late 1950s.
Professor Emeritus Veikko Jääskeläinen served as the rector of the School of Economics in 1992–1996.
Here you can read the memories of former and current members of the School community.
Read below for more information.
Towards the future: The School has a new strategic plan for 2021–24, which includes new mission &
vision and four strategic initiatives.
Our vision is to attract and cultivate global leaders in business research, education, and practice.
We strive for better business and better society. We excel in education and research with a multidisciplinary approach and in collaboration with our partners.
The four strategic initiatives
- Educational renewal with life-wide learning
- Cutting-edge research and infrastructure
- Community wellbeing
Read more about the School of Business new strategy
New vision and mission statements and the four strategic initiatives will guide the School’s activities throughout 2021–2024.
Educational renewal with lifewide learning is one of the four key strategic initiatives at School of Business
Multidisciplinary degree programs, digital education, Sustainable Development Goals, and holistic wellbeing are in focus when the School’s educational offering is developed further.
Cutting-edge research and infrastructure is one of the four School of Business key strategic initiatives
The aim is to help researchers to succeed in their research even better.
The first actions aim at enhancing the wellbeing of students, faculty, and staff during the pandemic.
Professor Minna Halme: Business schools play a key role in solving sustainability challenges.
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