HISA1009 Economic and Business History (5 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of History and Ethnology
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Description

These studies will introduce students to the reasons for global economic growth, the consequences and the effects on organisations and individuals and also to the main points of departure in economic history.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the studies students will

  • recognise the main development lines of business history from Antiquity to the present day
  • be able to estimate the effects of economy and organisations on changes in societies
  • understand the multi-disciplinary nature of the premisses of economic and business history and the range of interpretations
  • be able to position the economic and business history of Finland within the international development

On completion of the studies through contact teaching students will also have

  • acquired experience of groupwork and improved their interactive skills
  • enhanced their oral interactive skills and negotiation skills
  • acquired skills for operating in new situations

On completion of the studies through examinations on set books students will also have

  • enhanced their problem-solving skills
  • improved their written skills and argumentation skills
  • acquired skills in the analysis of information and the ability to comprehend extensive entities

On completion of the studies by writing essays students will morever have

  • learned more about information seeking and writing scientific text
  • enhanced their written communication and argumentation skills
  • acquired experience of project skills by planning their own actions and use of time

Additional information

Active participation in teaching and written assignments or lecture exam. Completion by independent study – essay or book exam. Active participation in the study group and written assignments.

Study materials

To complete the studies using set books students will select works from the following list in such a way as to acquire 5 points. Choice of books for essays to be agreed in advance with the teacher in charge.

Literature

  • Clark, G., The son also rises: Surnames and the history of social mobility (2015) (2op)
  • Joerg Baten (toim.) A History of the Global Economy. 1500 to the present (2016) (1op)
  • Colli, Andrea, Dynamics of International Business (2016) (2op)
  • Bouwens, B., Donzé, P. Y., & Kurosawa, T. (Eds.). Industries and global competition: A history of business beyond borders (2017) (2op)
  • Niklas Jensen-Eriksen; Elina Kuorelahti (2017). SUURI AFFÄÄRI : HELSINGIN SANOMAT BISNEKSENÄ (2017) (1op)
  • Jalava, Jukka, Jari Eloranta, and Jari Ojala (toim.). Muutoksen merkit. Kvantitatiivisia perspektiivejä Suomen taloushistoriaan (2007) (1op)

Completion methods

These completion methods are for University of Jyväskylä degree students. Other options:

Method 1

Select all marked parts

Method 2

Select all marked parts

Method 3

Select all marked parts

Method 4

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
x

Participation in teaching (5 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
No published teaching
x

Independent study: essay (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Study methods:
Ota yhteyttä tentaattoriin ja sovi esseen kirjoituksesta hänen kanssaan.

Teaching

x

Independent study: examination (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Study methods:
Voit tehdä tentin kahdella tavalla, joko eTenttinä tai verkkotenttinä. Mikäli teet eTentin, varaa aika Exam-järjestelmässä. Mikäli teet verkkotentin, sovi asiasta tentaattorin kanssa sähköpostilla.

Teaching

x

Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Study methods:

Katso tarkat suoritusohjeet Historian ja etnologian laitoksen verkkosivuilta ja sovi suorituksesta etukäteen tentaattorin kanssa.

Teaching