Vocational qualification in Business Management

Interested in working in sales, customer service and marketing communication tasks in various fields of business and public sector?

At Omnia you can study the Vocational qualification in Business Management in English. This qualification is appropriate for those, who wish to study in English. However, basic command of Finnish is also necessary in order to be able to work in Finland.

The scope of the qualification is 180 competence points. Tuition languages are English and Finnish. The curriculum consists of theoretical and practical studies and on-the-job-learning, mainly carried out in Finnish workplaces.

Studying for a vocational qualification in English will improve your language skills and grants you eligibility for further studies in university or university of applied sciences. People who have graduated from upper secondary education in Finland or respective education abroad can apply to this programme.

Haku koulutukseen

Personalisation of the studies will be done before the beginning of the studies.
The training period depends on the student's basic education and the progress of the studies.

Application period

19.2.2019 - 12.3.2019

Student admission

Please note that the information on the application form is used as a basis for student admission. Fill in your application carefully.

The applicants will be invited to language tests (Finnish and English) by email.

Language requirements

Finnish A2.1.

English: B1.2.

The applicants will be invited to language tests (Finnish and English) by email. It possible to complete the language tests at Omnia in Espoo, Finland only.

By issuing the following certificates, you are exempted from the language tests.


  • The National Certificate in Finnish language (YKI), at least level 3, Intermediate (in all parts).


One of the following:

  • Cambridge ESOL's Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), level C
  • Cambridge ESOL's Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), CEFR level C1
  • IELTS, academy level 6,0,
  • TOEFL min 79 internet-based test
  • The National Certificate in English language (YKI), at least level 4, Intermediate (in all parts)
  • Finnish high school or vocational school where the language of instruction is English
  • A degree in Finnish higher education where the language of instruction is English

Duration of studies

The studies will start on August 2019. Personalisation for the studies is organized before the beginning of the studies.

Duration of studies depends on the student's basic education and the progress of the studies.


Espoon keskus, Lehtimäentie 1 C, Espoo


The qualification includes full-time studying at Omnia as well as on-the-job learning periods.


Studying is free of charge.


Vocational units 145 competence points (cp)

    Compulsory units 55 cp

  • Customer service 20 cp
  • Profitable operations 20 cp
  • Operating in working community 15 cp

    Optional units 90 cp

  • Logistics services, 15 cp
  • Marketing communication and content production, 30 cp
  • Sales, 30 cp
  • Project operations, 15 cp
  • Planning of business operations, 15 cp
  • Business operations,15 cp

Common units 35 cp

  • Communication and interaction skills
  • Skills in mathematics and natural sciences
  • Societal and working life competences

NB!  In order to graduate you have to earn at least grade 1 (satisfactory) in the competence area ”Finnish as a second language” of Common units.

Further information

Minna Hirvonen, Study Counsellor
Tel. +358 40 1267 452

Other information

International students must have a valid health insurance and accommodation for the duration of their study in Finland. Omnia does not offer dormitories.