Business College has participated in various projects along the years. Please find the descriptions of the finished projects below.
The descriptions are being updated in the spring of 2021.
Coordinator Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
Partners Business College Helsinki, the Startup School, The Shortcut and Aalto University
Funding Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council from European Regional Development Funds from 2018 to 2020.
The aim of MEGE – Multicultural Encounters, Growth, Entrepreneurship was to remove barriers for international professionals to establish and acquire businesses in the Helsinki region.
MEGE was a joint project of Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki Business College, Aalto University and The Shortcut. The project’s main objective is to increase the number of growth companies established by international professionals by offering a service package for the validation of a business idea, launching business operations, and business succession situations.
Learn more: mege.fi
Project name Developing effective IAG tools to improve VET students retention and success
Coordinator Tartu Vocational Education Center, Estonia
Funding Erasmus + (KA2)
IAG4VET was a 2-year Erasmus + funded Strategic Partnership project. The aim of the project was to exchange experiences and good practices between partner institutions in relation to the practices of the student’s application phase. The project ran a total of 5 training weeks over 2 years, 1 in each partner country. Each training week had its own theme related to the student application phase practices.
Learn more: https://ess.hr/iag4vet/.
Project name Företagsamhet med ny teknologi i Norden
Coordinator Business College Helsinki
Partners Nacka Gymnasium (Sweden), Verzlunarskóli Íslands (Iceland) and Yrkesinstitutet Prakticum (Finland)
The aim of the project was to develop students’ international working life skills, to promote Nordic cultures and to intensify Nordic co-operation.
Students participating in the exchange program traveled to Sweden in November, hosted, and participated in one seminar week in Finland. In addition, students participated in an online seminar day that replaced the seminar week in Iceland due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The objective of this project was to develop a model for providing ICT security skills on the vocational education level.
Coordinator: The Technology Education Support Foundation, Tallinn, Estonia
Funding The European Union Interreg Central Baltics programme
To learn more about the outcomes of this project please visit http://itsvet-project.eu/partners/
Various types of mobility took place during the project period. In total 22 students took part in a 14-day long learning period in a vocational institute abroad, and 14 students completed a training period in a company abroad.
StartUp Hub was supporting a community of entrepreneurial minded students from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences & Helsinki Business College. The StartUp Hub initative was funded with grant from Helsinki Chamber of Commerce.
This project ended 31.7.2019. Learn more about Startup Hub here.