Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give understanding of
the complexity of business situations and insights
how choices made by management effects the
company's performance and results. The course
contributes to the ability to see a business from
holistic perspective and to understand the
interconnection between relevant details.

Learning outcomes

After completed the course the student should be
able to simulate real time decision making and from
that draw evidence based conclusions. The student
should be able to create different future prospects
and flexibly switch between small practical
problems and large strategic issues.

Course contents

The course is implemented as a business game. The
game will be presented during the introduction
lecture. The students are divided into groups of 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites

20 credits completed from the subject module.

Additional information

Attendance at the introductionlecture is mandatory.

Recommended or required reading

The course is implemented as a business game.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 22 hours
  • Practical exercises - 78 hours
  • Individual studies - 35 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment requirements

Will be presented during the introduction lecture.


Puukko Linda


Henriksson Robert

Group size

No limit

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12 months after course has ended

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