Finnish Working Culture -course
Wonder why offices are empty around 11 am? Or why there are so many
different coffee cups in the cupboard? Or how you should greet the Rector
if you meet him in the corridor? Come discuss Finnish working culture and
learn answers to these questions and more.
Finnish Working Culture is a one-day course aimed at foreigners working at
the University of Helsinki. The course offers a general introduction to
Finnish society and working culture, its features and curiosities. The
course examines intercultural communication in the work place, different
codes of conduct and possible problems areas. It also discusses
integration in and outside the work place, giving practical tips on how to
make the most of one?s experience in Finland. The audience is encouraged
to think of their own experiences and discuss real-life examples.
The aim is to raise intercultural awareness and ensure that the attendees
enjoy their stay at the University of Helsinki and Finland.
The course is organized by the Training and Development Unit at the
University of Helsinki and it is free of charge for the university
Teacher: Kirsi Korhonen, International HR Specialist, University of
Venue: University Main Building, lecture room 16, 4th floor. Street
address: Fabianinkatu 33, Helsinki
Please inform your colleagues and research fellows about the event.
Human Resources Officer