Sandra Lusmägi

location_on Finland

Skills

Strategy Project management Leadership Asia business area Entrepreneurship Public speaking Startups Business Development Marketing Marketing strategy Digital marketing Teamwork Team Leadership

About me

I am an entrepreneur and global citizen - lived in Estonia, Finland and Hong Kong. Passionate about connecting the best talent with amazing job opportunities across the globe. On a mission to help people create a life where they can combine adventures with professional development.

Hobbies

Traveling is my biggest passion and hobby. I love to immerse myself in a different culture, to experience something new and exciting. I read every day, it reminds me that there is still so much to learn and discover. Fitness training - including (half) marathon training, cycling and gym.

Fun fact

Former perfectionist. Now my motto is: better done than perfect!

Work experience

Wanderwork
Founder & CEO 2017 – Ongoing

Wanderwork is the marketplace for students and recent grads to find internships and exciting job opportunities anywhere in the world.

Turbiini Startup Accelerator
Project Management Trainee 15.12.2015 – 30.05.2016

Internship

Education

Lingnan University (Hong Kong)
International Business Bachelor's Degree 2015 – 2015

Had the privilege to live and study in Hong Kong, the prominent international financial centre of the world for a semester as an exchange student. Specialized in finance and economics.

Metropolia Business School
International Business and Logistics Bachelor's Degree 2013 – 2016

A highly competitive degree in the best University of Applied Sciences level business education in Finland, taught 100% in English.

Volunteer work

Entrance Exams Tutor at Metropolia Business School
2014 – 2014

Assisted administrative staff with the selection of new degree students in April 2014. Evaluated candidates' performance and adaptability in different situations throughout the exam and provided candidates with information and support.

Peer Tutor at Metropolia Business School
2014 – 2014

Tutoring freshman students of Metropolia Business School. My responsibilities were helping them in their studies and integration to the academic and social life of Metropolia and Finland. I had a pleasure to work with people around the world which helped me develop intercultural skills. Gained teamwork, leadership and event organizing experiences.

Accomplishments

Publication in Exploring Strategy: Text and Cases. 11th Edition. Pearson.

With over one million copies sold worldwide, Exploring Strategy has long been the essential strategy text for managers of today and tomorrow. I was the co-author of a case study for the entrepreneurship and innovation chapter.

Bachelor's Thesis: Understanding China's Renminbi Strategy: The Two-track Road to Internationalization

Online access: http://www.theseus.fi/handle/10024/110503

Equivalency in International Project Management Certification (first level of the IPMA international standards) and International Management (third level)

Integrated Project management course, Metropolia Business School, 5/5 grade (excellent)

Asian business expert diploma by Avaintulos Oy (Key Results Ltd)

Avaitulos Oy courses, including: Asia-Pacific as a Business Area, Business in China, Sourcing from Asia and Human and Environmental Challenges of Asia-Pacific (worth 20 ECTS)

Languages

- Estonian at native or bilingual proficiency

- English at native or bilingual proficiency

- Finnish at limited working proficiency

- Russian at limited working proficiency