What a Wild Ride!






As we end our journey across the Nordic countries, each of us have decided to reflect on our trip and what we took away as most valuable. Kyla: I write this as I sit in the airplane flying over the United States, just hours from home. While I am ready to go back to the […]




Tis the end!






As we wrap up this blog series, we would first like to thank our fearless leaders, Niklas, Clas, and Debra for setting up and coordinating this large group of students and navigating us through 4 cities in 3 different countries.  Also, we would like to take a moment and appreciate our classmates for being so […]




We’ve arrived in Finland!!!!






  We have arrived to the beautiful country of Finland! After a day of exploring, we took an exciting trip to the Rovio Corporation. Which most will know as the “Angry Birds” Headquarters. Rovio, which translates to bonfire, was created in 2003 by three Finnish students.  They started the company after creating a game for […]




The FINal Expedition






Sadly, we have arrived at our final destination, Helsinki, Finland and these business visits have not disappointed us or our peers. We had an opportunity to visit the Rovio Headquarters.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with that name, we are fairly certain you have heard of their most popular product, Angry Birds!   […]




A Re-Developing Country: Estonia






Hello! Hallå! Tere! Hei! Coming to Estonia has been quite a culture shock compared to Sweden. From the crazy boat adventure to our bus adventures; this country is extremely unique. Our first stop was E-Estonia where Crystal LaGrone, an Oklahoma native explained her experience with the technologically advanced Estonia. Here in Estonia you are required (all […]




Final Thoughts and Farewell






For our last post we want to start by saying thank you to everyone we met on our trip for their wonderful hospitality and to simply take a few moments to share some of the things that left the biggest impression on us. First up will be Adi, followed by Nate and some final words […]




Business School in Scandinavia






During our time in Scandinavia we haven’t just been learning about business culture and practices. We have also taken time to visit Tallinn University of Technical (TUT) and the Hanken School of Economics (Helsinki) to learn about the differences in business school study programs. It was a lot of fun getting to know some fellow […]




Venturing onto Stockholm!






  Hello! Hallå! Tere! Hei! Welcome to Stockholm! Conversionista! Founder and CEO, John Ekman me with us and has mastered the art of calculating website conversion rates. The industry that the company primarily works with is e-commerce where the conversion rate is known to be below 3%. Conversionista believes that each digital bucket on the website […]




The Adventure Continues, Viking Style…






We continued our journey in Sweden but this time we visited the beautiful city of Stockholm.  Our first stop was a company called SANDVIK.  This was a unique company in the sense that, even though not many of our colleagues could relate to what the company did, we did learn a lot about how the Scandinavian […]




Business in Scandinavia – Stockholm – Part 2






We had a wonderful dinner at the “name of the island and hotel”. It was a great Viking experience, our friend Bjorn took us to this restaurant which replicated the Vikings dinner. It had no electricity and the whole room was lit with candle lights. They had the ancient type of dinner tables with animal […]