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The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)


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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to understand how to lead an event as a project both theoretically and practically.

Learning outcomes

After accomplished this course students are able to understand the meaning of event design and how to organize an event from management perspective. He/She will have a good vision of how to lead a project. Student will also have a good knowledge how to implement vision and strategy in concrete actions and what kind of environmental and customer service related issues must be taken in consideration.

Course contents

Students do two major projects during this course - a theoretical and a practical. In the theoretical project student get an event assignment from Fazer. They use the 'Event Planner's Guide' they created together with their group during the previous event courses as structure for their assignment. The Event that is designed for Fazer will be presented to their own group and Fazer's representatives. The practical project involves students working 'hands-on' in an event at Vanha Satama ,amount of participants is about two thousand. Through this practical exercise, the student experience in all phases of events - before, during and after. Discussions with the event's CEO conducted with the students prior to the event and even after, in order to enable students to reflect on their experiences and lessons learned with their fellow students and organizers. Course content: Event Design Management Planning, implementation, evaluation and writing a report of the own event Company visits to co-operation companies fter taking part in the set of three event sourses, you will be able to plan and implement an event from an idea to follow up both from a theoretical and a practical point of view.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Passed courses Event planning and safety,security and bureaucracy. Min 60 credits Third year students have priority. This course will be held in Swedish and Finnish languages.

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Recommended or required reading

Graham Berridge, 2007: Event Design and experience

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 13 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 60 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The course will be held in Swedish. Reports may be in Swedish or depending on the customer (even in Finnish). Written report and practical exercise.his course is one of the three event courses and is not possible to choose as separate course. Student must have 100 credits passed


  • Fabricius Susanna
  • Hernberg Mervi


Fabricius Susanna

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Group size

No limit (17 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Obligatorisk närvaro 5-7.11.2019 hela dagar då ni jobbar på Tradenomipäivät event och Buu-dagen 29-30.11.2019 Brief av Fazer uppdraget XXXX Presentationerna på Fazer XXX

Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-10-27

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-10-31 10:15 - 12:00 C350 Evenemangs design & management Innovation workshop Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-11-05 14:30 - 16:00 B326 Evenemangs design & management Tradenomipäivät kick of - koka tekee mitä Maria von Bonsdorff Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-11-06 09:00 - 20:00 Evenemangs design & management Tradenomipäivät 2019 Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-11-07 08:00 - 14:00 Evenemangs design & management Tradenomipäivät Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-11-14 09:30 - 12:00 B326 Evenemangs design & management Coaching, boka en tid mellan 9.30-12 för er grupp i Itslearning Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-11-26 11:30 - 14:30 C350 Evenemangs design & management Coaching, boka en tid för er grupp i Itslearning. Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-11-29 13:00 - 16:00 Evenemangs design & management BUU-dagen Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-11-30 08:00 - 17:00 Evenemangs design & management BUU-dagen Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-12-03 15:00 - 17:00 C350 Evenemangs design & management Coaching, boka tid för din grupp i Itslearning Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-12-10 11:00 - 14:00 B328 Evenemangs design & management Generalrepetition, boka tid för er grupp i Itslearning Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi
2019-12-12 13:30 - 16:00 Evenemangs design & management Presentation av caset till uppdragsgivaren - OBLIGATORISK NÄRVARO. Adressen är Linnoitustie 2 A, 02600 Espoo Fabricius Susanna
Hernberg Mervi

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