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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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MEJOS011 Company Visitation Programme 1 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Media Management
Person in charge
Professor in Media Management

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student will understand:
• Variation and the rationale explaining differences in media organisations
• General requirements and expectations of managers across levels
• How development objectives are achieved in media firms
• Complexity of managing a community of employees in work cultures


Students gain insight from the field about how managers work, and how they understand their company’s position and that work. Topics are arranged by Lowe in consultation with the individual or individuals that are agreed to the visitation. Topics could include, for example, strategy and
development, contemporary challenges and problems to be solved, organisational structures and work cultures, managing particular areas of operations, etc. These media companies are located in Finland and could include large corporations (e.g. Alma Media, Otava, Sanoma Group, YLE) and smaller firms (e.g. Blue Media, Broadcasters, Uusi Suomi).

Teaching methods

Visitations (4 X 3 hours each = 12 hours) and an analytical
report on lessons learned.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Visitation to select companies in Finland, organised by Lowe in consultation with representatives of those companies with presentations and discussions. Analytical exercises leading to a final report on lessons learned.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Presence and participation in the visitations and evaluation and the analytical reports.

Study materials

Information and materials provided by each company to be read in advanced of visitation.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Communication, Media and Theatre
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Communication, Media and Theatre