EMBA tutoring seminars


PERSONAL EXECUTIVE MBA STUDY ADVISOR

Your personal study advisor, your tutor, supports you during your Executive MBA studies. He or she assists you in all matters related to your studies. Your advisor will advice you in questions related to the progress of your studies, schedules, study attainments, changing your study plan and literature studies. The advisor also guides you during your final project. The advisors are study supports and partners committed to serve each student’s individual needs.

Along with your personal study advisor, you will have the support of the whole Avance staff. The professors and researchers of the School of Business and Economics also support you in the completion of your EMBA final project with their expertise.

EXECUTIVE MBA TUTORING  SEMINARS

In the seminars you will become familiar with the work forms of your studies and particularly the key questions concerning the completion of your EMBA final project. The seminar series is designed to provide you with new points of view and skills to help you achieve top performances in the EMBA programme.  

  • EMBA learning goals and working methods, e-learning seminar, 1 ECTS cr.

This EMBA e-learning seminar focuses on learning as a manager and increasing your expertise. The goal is to find a personal approach to what learning as a manager and improving your functional ability can be. The aim is to provide new viewpoints to the EMBA, its work forms and self-development. The outcome is a personal EMBA learning strategy, which is a structured plan of your personal learning path, including specified work forms. In the seminar you will also practice fluent writing. Producing professionally credible text is one of the valuable skills that you will learn in the university-level EMBA studies. We recommend you to complete this seminar at the beginning of your EMBA studies.

  • EMBA Academic writing, e-learning seminar, 1 ECTS cr.

This e-learning seminar examines the role of writing as a part of the learning experience. You can take the course at any time, at your own pace. In the seminar you will explore the writing techniques and different text types as well as special features related to the final project. We recommend you to complete this seminar at the beginning or in the middle of your EMBA studies. 

  • Start the EMBA final project, e-learning seminar, 2 ECTS cr.

In the seminar you will start your EMBA final project. The seminar introduces you to the concrete skills needed to clarify your EMBA final project plan, and to kick off your EMBA final project. The themes of the seminar include e.g. selecting the topic and setting a goal for the EMBA final project. The seminar also addresses information retrieval and data collection. One of the overarching themes is finding your personal approach to using the final project as a means of developing your management and organisation. We look at the methodologies of successful EMBA final projects as case examples. You will devise a proposal of the final project, or even a couple of alternatives with different topics.

We recommend you to participate the seminar at the beginning or in the middle of your EMBA studies. Seminar will be held online on two separate days. During the first seminar day you will receive new insights, information and support to your own EMBA final project. On the second seminar day you will introduce your EMBA final project proposal to your fellow students. Start the EMBA final project-seminar will be held twice a year.

  • Complete the EMBA final project, e-learning seminar, 2 ECTS cr.

In the seminar you will get support to your ongoing EMBA final project.  It is a wonderful opportunity to receive the advisors’ and fellow students’ comments and tips for your project and hear about the research projects of other participants.

We recommend you to participate the seminar in the middle or at the end of your studies, when you have already started your EMBA final project and Start the EMBA final project-seminar has been completed. Seminar will be held online on two separate days. During the first seminar day you will receive information and tips on the different methodologies of the final project and handling the data. On the second seminar day you will introduce your research project to the fellow students. Complete the EMBA final project-seminar will be held twice a year.