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Speak Business: Strategic planning and project management for cross-border areas

Paikka: Oulu

Speak Business is a joint project of Finnish and Russian educational institutions, which improves young professionals’ project management and strategic planning skills.

Paikka: Oulu

Speak Business aims to

- identify the needs for social entrepreneurship and business cooperation training in the cross-border area
- develop a joint study programme for project management and strategic planning to young professionals in the cross-border area
- build a capacity building centre on project management and social entrepreneurship in the Republic of Karelia
- organize network building events, seminars and study trips.

Target groups are

- aspiring social entrepreneurs and business managers from Oulu region, Kainuun region, North Karelia, Lapland and the Republics of Karelia (predominantly of Russian descend)
- district administration officials from the Republic of Karelia
- teachers of management and project management disciplines of the project area
- MA students of Economics and continuing education students from North Karelia.

Speak Business is a Karelia CBC Programme project financed by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland. It is coordinated by Karelian Education Development Fund, other partners being Management Institute of Finland MIF Oy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Karelian Branch University of Eastern Finland (UEF Aducate and UEF Business School).

Detailed Program

5.11.2019    Cross-culture issues of business in Finland, specifics of social business
12.11.2019   Strategy and business plan workshop
19.11.2019   Financing and state aids to cross-border business
26.11.2019  Marketing, sales and successful communication
3.12.2019    Project management skills and lean principles
10.12.2019  Business communication webinar and closing seminar

News of the Project

14.–15.11.19 Capacity Days in Joensuu – presenting MIF’s Raahe course
05.11.19 MIF starts 6 trainings within Raahe course
1.–3.10.19 Capacity Days in Petrozavodsk
21.09.19 European Cooperation Day – Petrozavodsk
August – September active marketing of the projection Oulu Region
August – editing, publishing and sharing of the Speak Business brochures in English and Russian 30.08.2019 – Application process for November course in Oulu launched
26.08.2019 MIF visits the Russian Chamber of Trade in Helsinki
16.08.2019 Starting cooperation with Business Oulu
23.05.2019 Project group meeting held in Joensuu
May 2019 Signing the cooperation contract between MIF and Joensuu University
April 2019 Project Update Report accepted
March 2019 survey on the Project’s clients
06.12.2018 Skype webinar of Project partners
29.11.2018 MIF and Karelian Educational Development Fund signed the Partnership Agreement
02.11.2018 Project kick-off meeting in Joensuu


01 November 2018–31 October 2020

Contact information

Project Coordinator: Michal Frackowiak
phone: +358 40 028 1918

Rauno Logrén
phone: +358 400 700 565

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