Industrial Management, MEng. - Helsinki Metropolia UAS
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Industrial Management, Master's Program

Degree: Master of Engineering
Duration: 1 year
Extent: 60 ECTS
Study places: 30
Campus: Bulevardi 31, Helsinki

Next application period:
16 March - 6 April 2016

Application instructions

What you will study

In Metropolia’s Industrial Management Master’s program you will study:

  • Industrial management - Finland and the global business
  • Strategic management, innovation and ventures
  • Service business management and performance management
  • Global operations, processes, challenges and solutions
  • Customer orientation, co-creation and business modeling
  • People business, knowledge business: work climate, work engagement
  • Sales, ‘new marketing’ and promise management
  • Leadership skills: leading self, teams and organizations
  • Communication skills and intercultural awareness for the global context.

You will be instructed by excellent staff and about 20 experts coming from business and academia. The studies are intergrated into real-life business projects that allow you to study while working.

Join the network of peers coming from interesting companies such as Kone, Konecranes, NSN, Metso, IBM, ABB, Ahlsell, Effecte, Ericsson, Itella, Teliasonera, public organizations and a number of small and medium-sized companies.

Read more on what makes Metropolia Master's degree special.

Why study with us?

How you will study

Our agile learning mode offers you support as you are on the move:

  • Business learning: interactive lectures, expert workshops & research clinics
  • Face-to-face consultancy with experienced faculty members: ample opportunity for advice, development and help
  • Multichannel learning: variety of learning modes
  • Online: course material & communication
  • Audio/video/virtual opportunities
  • No examinations, instead: assignments, discussion leaders, Master's Thesis
  • Active community of learners: a lively, vibrant community of students as professionals in their fields - for learning, networking, innovating and enjoying studies together!

This is what Industrial Management Master's graduates say about the Program (video).

Content of Industrial Management Master's 2016-2017

Are you interested in learning more about our courses? Look at the videos below.


Customer Oriented Business
Course II
See videos - Johanna Vesterinen
& Merja Fischer
Performance Management
Course V
See videos - Jari Laine
& Veijo Kyösti
Strategic Management
Course IV
See video - Dr. Thomas Rohweder
Master's Thesis
see video - Dr. Marjatta Huhta
Professional Competence

see video - Dr. Marjatta Huhta
NEW HEAD of IM Program since August 2015
see video (Fin) - Dr. Satu Teerikangas



Schedule for IM Master's program

Autumn 2016


Spring 2017

The autumn term includes 6 courses
(30 credits) and preparation
for Master's Thesis
  • You will study on weeks 35 - 50
    (for 3,5 months)
  • Each Friday 9 - 4 p.m. and
    Thursday 2 - 7 p.m.
  • Note, on 4 weeks you will study on Saturdays instead of Thursdays.
    These are weeks 35, 38, 41 and 46.
  The spring term includes the
completion of your Master's Thesis
(30 credits)
  • You will study on 2-3 Fridays
    each month (for Research Clinics and writing workshops)
  • Final Seminar: 21, 27 - 28 April 2016
  • Graduation: end of May 2017



NEWS from the Program

Karri Heinonen's thesis awarded by Finnish Operations Management

Karri Heinonen (MEng), last year's IM student, was awarded for the best Master's thesis by the Finnish Operations Management Society in November 2015. This is the first time in the Association's history that a student from a University of Applied Sciences is awarded in this competition.

Read the press release in Finnish.

Tommi Karlsson's thesis awarded for Business process development

Tommi Karlsson (MEng), last year's IM student, was awarded for the best Master's thesis in Business process development produced in Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in 2015. The award was granted on October 9 2015 at the Alumni gathering event celebratinng 10 years of Metropolia Master's programs.

See Tommi's speech at receiving the award.