Dear Metropolia Master’s Alumni!
More than 10 000 students have achieved their Master’s degrees from Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences; around 1 600 from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. You are one of our Master’s graduates!
We want to celebrate Master’s education and its impact in working life together with you on Friday, 9 October 2015, in the very first Metropolia Master’s Alumni Event. The theme of this event is Diversity Management.
You are warmly welcome to
- hear interesting speeches and discussions on the benefits and best practices of Diversity Management in various work environments;
- update career news with other alumni and our staff;
- influence Metropolia’s alumni activities, so that they meet your expectations and needs in the best possible way; as well as
- enjoy a light buffet and socialize with old friends and new acquaintances.
Registration and Coffee
Opening of the Event
Greetings of the President, President-CEO Riitta Konkola
Master’s Thesis Rewards
Keynote Speech: “Diversity Management - why does it matter?”
Professor Andri Georgiadou,
Lecturer in Human Resource Management,
Hertfordshire Business School,
University of Hertfordshire (UK)
Doctorate Thesis: “The Perceptions of Employees of Diversity Management: A Case Study in a Private Organisation in Cyprus”.
Research interests: Equality and diversity in employment; cultural diversity; international human resource management
“My research focuses on equality, diversity and inclusion at work from comparative, relational and interdisciplinary perspectives. Exploring aspects of equality, diversity and inclusion at work, I pursue a mainly curiosity driven, yet theoretically rigorous, empirically grounded and policy relevant, research agenda. My research seeks to answer important questions and address significant problems that face workplaces.”
Panel discussion: ”How to benefit from diversity in work organisations?”
Moderated by Senior lecturer Marjatta Huhta, who has developed international degree programs and worked in international contexts.
These inspiring contributors are waking us up with their rich perspectives – AND you as a listener and contributor in the informal chats after the panel discussion proper! Food and drink to follow!
Annaleen Burmansson, Master in Health Sciences, Doctoral Student in Lappeenranta University of Technology
Ismo Eskel, Master of Business Administration, Head of Convergence and Business Architecture, TeliaSonera Finland
Daniel Otieno, MEng. Coriant, End-to-end provider of Backbone network of voice, data and mobile networks
Demian Seesjärvi, Master's Degree, Music Pedagogy, Music Teacher, Tallinn
Satu Teerikangas, DSc, Senior Lecturer, Metropolia UAS
Heta Warto-Tillander, Master of Business Administration, Head of Sale Channel, Etera
Alumni Cooperation 2020, an interactive session
Alumni Relations Coordinator Milla Hakkarainen and Lecturer Susanna Snellman
The Alumni Event is part of a project ”Increasing the R&D impact of Master's education”, funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture. Metropolia UAS is involved in the Diversity Management work package.
Metropolia Master’s Alumni Event, Friday 9.10.2015 at 14-20
Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Leppävaara Campus, Vanha Maantie 6, Espoo
The participation fee is 25 € and it is paid when registered. Registration by filling out an online form by 28.9.2015.
Programme Coordinator Laura Mattila, laura.mattila[at]metropolia.fi.
Metropolia Master’s - Certified Degree for your Professional Career!
Muuta maailmaa kanssamme
Tule mukaan muutosta vauhdittavaan varainhankintakampanjaamme. Lahjoita euro, joka tukee yhteistä tulevaisuuttamme. Kiitos lahjoituksesta!
Metropolia closes Leppävaara campus from 4.3.2019 onwards - Until then teaching will be reorganised with special arrangements
During 25.2.-3.3.2019, there will not be any contact teaching, but ...
City of Espoo announced about the poor condition of Leppävaara Campus – Relocation planning has started
Metropolia has be...
Thank you to all applicants for our international degree programmes
Metropolia has in its offering six Bachelor’s degree program...
LOGY Association awards Metropolia alumnus with scholarship
Otto Hokkanen - A Bold Entrepreneur and Grateful BBA student
Make the choice of your life - choose Metropolia UAS!
The joint application for the English-taught Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees is from 9 to 23 January 2018. The studies beg...
New publication: Metropolia Master´s – Discussions on the development of work life
Record number of students graduate in 2018
Lobbying and Decision Making in the EU - Metropolia Business School on a Study Trip in Brussels
The first part of the trip focused on the decision-making processes ...
Urban Research as a European Mission – U!REKA Consortium held its 3rd Conference
The consortium is formed by six European universities, and its purpose is to use its shared focus ...
The Finnish higher education attracts the global education consultants
“This cooperation lasts long time” - The first staff exchanges between Metropolia and University of Colombo started
Substantial Erasmus+ funding for collaboration with partner institutions outside Europe
3UAS and EduExcellence featured in learning festival Dare to Learn
Dare to Learn gathered a vast and international group of experts to disc...
ICT Summer School is fun and not just for ICT-students
SWAIP - Develop curricula for a study programme which will train artists and health workers
The two-year Strategic Partnership Social inclusion and Well-being through the Arts and Interdisciplinary Practices (SWAIP) has received €204.855 from the Erasmus+ programme, to develop curricula for a study programme, which will train artists and health workers with an arts background to work wit...
The Ministry of Health of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Metropolia UAS
The content of the memorandum contributes t...
Metropolia's 10th anniversary
Student selection now published — Metropolia welcomes 3300 new students
Metropolia had a total of around 24 000 applicants this spring. Over 3500 applications were submitted to Metropolia in the joint application for the degree pr...
Students are interested in circular economy
The first Sri Lankan students with a made-to-order Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy graduated
U!REKA Research Co-operation and Structure Strengthened
The Steering Committee of the U!REKA consortiu...
Academic year culminates into graduation ceremonies
Most of the graduates of the past academic year are from the fields of Health Care and Social Services and ...
First self-driving bus in Helsinki to Scheduled Service operated by Metropolia
Edunation and Metropolia co-operate to accelerate international on demand education
Metropolia seeks growth by investing in international on demand education, where Edunation's role is to support and strengthen this activity in the target co...
Robotbuses in Helsinki this spring
Testing phase for Metropolia’s new campus profiles begins – let your voice be heard!
We have now reached the testing phase of Metropolia and Miltton’s co-creation project where special charasteristics of each campus are defined together with students, ...
Students Helped Fulbright Foundation to Organise and Host Cybersecurity Conference
3UAS-Professional Summer School has started and first it's time for Cambridge Venture Camp!