Course in Human Resources in Finland

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Human Resources

A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

When a student takes on a degree in human resources, he or she becomes eligible to enter the workforce at any number of organizations. During their studies, students are equipped with knowledge of various topics, including pay equality, leadership, organizational behavior, employment law and management.

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

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Age Management in Work Organizations Course

NIVA Education
Campus Part time 2 days Finland Helsinki

This course will focus on age management practices in work organizations comprising not only organizational level activities, such as top management, HR-policy and line-management practices, but also individual level activities, such as peer-support groups, self-help tools and work ability coaching. [+]

This course will focus on age management practices in work organizations comprising not only organizational level activities, such as top management, HR-policy and line-management practices, but also individual level activities, such as peer-support groups, self-help tools and work ability coaching. The purpose of the course is to provide participants clear insights of current empirical evidence of effectiveness of organizational and individual level activities in supporting longer and better working careers. Participants will gain understanding of theoretical background concepts and their practical application in form of concrete tools for work organizations as part of age management practices.... [-]


Human Factors in Arctic Work Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 3 days Finland Helsinki

This course will discuss the special risks of work in the Arctic environment. The participants will learn about the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations. [+]

This course will discuss the special risks of work in the Arctic environment. The participants will learn about the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations.

Course objectives

To provide participants with knowledge of the special risks of the work in the Arctic environment and the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations.

Target group

OHS and HR personnel in Arctic companies

Course outline

Lectures and team work

Main topics Effects of cold on humans Protection against the cold Performance in the cold Shift work Offshore work Mining work Work in the heights Background

Both the work and the climate is changing in the Arctic regions. Workers have to adapt to new occupations and migratory workers have to adapt to a new environment and a new climate as well. In spite of global warming, cold stress will remain a special risk in Arctic work, together with long distances and huge seasonal variation in light. There are however common and industrial branch specific solutions for maintaining well-being, health and safety in the Arctic.... [-]