Anne-Maria Yritys Education

Anne-Maria Yritys is a lifelong learner who continuously seeks to deepen and to develop her knowledge and wisdom. She has several professional degrees and diplomas. She regularly attends a variety of courses in addition to creating educational material, personal publishing and writing.

Professional degrees: 

School of Life: 1977 – continues! 🙂

2015-2016: Vocational Teacher 60 ECTS – Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland

2009-2012: Master of Business Administration 114 ECTS – Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

1998-2001: Bachelor of Hospitality Management  140 ECTS – Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

Professional certificates: 

2011-2012: Certified Investment Adviser 27 ECTS – Aalto University Helsinki, Finland

2006-2007: WSET Advanced & Diploma – Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland


Finnish – Mother tongue

Swedish – Fluent (lived 15 years in Sweden; taught Swedish for a year to adult students in 2008-2009; 2012).

English – Fluent (MBA degree 100% in English + used English as a working and writing language since 2009).

German – Fluent (certificate from Goethe Institute + lived and worked in Germany and Switzerland for seven years (1996-1997; 1999; 2001-2006).

French – Good/fluent (exchange studies in France + DELF 1 +2 certificate, used French as a working language while living in Switzerland (1999; 2001-2006).

Russian – B1 level (four years of studies since 2014).


2018/UNA of Finland: Online course in Sustainable Development

2018/Finnish Red Cross: Various volunteer courses

2018/CIMSON: Course in entrepreneurship (80 hours)

2015/FINMUN: UNHCR Workshop (simulation)

2014/Finnish Life Saving Federation: Valedictorian/master of swimming

2014/UNA of Finland: School visitor (UN Millennium/Sustainable Development Goals)

2012-2013/Finnish Red Cross: International Humanitarian Law, International Law and Human Rights

2012-2013/Finnish Red Cross: Courses in Psychosocial support

2012/PADI AOWD, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

2009/PADI OWD, Helsinki, Finland

2006/Air Finland Ltd: Cabin crew initial course, transport of dangerous goods by air

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