The Challenge of the Entrepreneur: Where to Find Relevant Information!

While completing my internship as a business administration student at SmartWorkPlaza I am writing my thesis about setting up businesses in Spain. As I was gathering information about the subject I experienced first-hand how difficult it could be to find relevant and up to date information.

Clear instructions on what...


We are SmartWorkPlaza’s two and only interns from Finland, Essi and Charlotta. Essi is studying business administration in Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences and Charlotta is studying tourism and event management in Haaga-Helia Porvoo campus.

Because of the cooperation between EU countries and with the help of the Erasmus+ programme...

This week in SmartWorkPlaza

Week 5/2020

SmartWorkPlaza is open:
Monday to Thursday   from 8 am to 7 pm
Friday                          from 8 am to 6 pm

29.1. Wednesday        from 6 pm to 8 pm         ...

Continuous Learning Is a Lifelong, Interactive Process

Blog by Jatta Kupias

Continuous learning does not mean getting more university grades, but finding something new from the life around you.

My parents who were born far before the Second World War could not go to school for many years, the had to go working. However, they learnt...

This week in SmartWorkPlaza

Week 43  SmartWorkPlaza is open Monday - Thursday from 8.00 am to 7 pm, on Friday from 8 am to 6 pm..

Member breakfast Wednesday morning at 9.15. A sports exercise with bows for members on Thursday at 1.30 pm.

An open Costa Finnish Women Entrepreneurs' breakfast meeting on Thursday...

Happy in Spain

Blog by Jatta Kupias, August 23rd, 2019


After 18 months in Spain I am still a stranger but not as confused as I used to be

THERE ARE thousands of foreigners at Costa del Sol but, above all, the Fuengirola region is home for tens of thousands of Spanish....

This week in SmartWorkPlaza

This week SmartWorkPlaza will be open the whole week from 8.30 am to 6 pm.

Member breakfast Wednesday morning at 9.15, member lunch on Friday.

Starting to get ready for the Open Doors and Kick-off for the Autumn event September 6th at 4-8 pm at SmartWorkPlaza.

Have a splendid...

Giving Feedback Is a Skill that Can Be Practiced

A blog by Jatta Kupias

It is very important to give and get feedback. It is also very nice to give and get it in case the assessment is positive. That is how we felt at SmartWorkPlaza when we went through the evaluations of our performance during the last months...

This week at SmartWorkPlaza

In April the summer is hot in Fuengirola,  in SmartWorkPlaza we work in nice and cool environment. We are open from 8.30 am to 6 pm every day from Monday to Friday.

On Wednesday member breakfast at 9.15 am.

Have a great week!

The Best Ideas Are Born in a Diverse Environment

Blog by Jatta Kupias

Finland has got a new government, and one of its main tasks will again be, how to create more jobs: how to ensure that there will be enough work force to take care of the growing number of non-working people.  Today’s low birth rates, combined with...