The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)
  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)
  • 4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is... This study module offers a tailor-made pallet of learning offers through which learners develop their entrepreneurial mindset and profession specific working-life competencies and knowledge by encompassing theoretical, methodical and real-life work experiences thereby strengthening their professional identity while assisting to ensure their future employability.  

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to... - through self-management actively develop both personal competences and work life within your own professional field - develop one's ability to critical and innovative thinking and have a flexible approach to work life - develop one's social competences such as team work, communication skills and emotional intelligence - utilize relevant digital tools - utilize one?s competences in a versatile and appropriate way to develop user-centered products and services in close co-operation with business-life - embrace the entrepreneurial mindset

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Professional studies aprox. 90 credits

Additional information

You will learn from both a practical (Part 1 A or B and Part 3) and theoretical (Part 2) perspective about work life and you will also actively develop your own competences and work life skills (Part 3). This work life oriented extension study module (15 ect) is done partly (Part 1, 5 of 15 ect) in cooperation with external partners, Demola and Intelligence Hunt. Students need to SEPARATELY apply and GET ACCEPTED to this part in order to participate in the module. Deadline for application 7th of September! See further instruction for application in link below. You will choose My Future Work life 1 first (15ect) and after completing this module you are allowed to continue with My Future Work life 2 (15 ect). This first module, My Future Work life 1 (15ect), is devided into three parts of which parts 1 & 2 should be taken parallel in periods 1 and 2 Autumn 2019 and part 3 is done in workshops (dates can be found in ASTA) in period 2 or through active individual choices during Spring 2020. Further information in course introduction 10 of September at 12.00: Part 1 Option A, Demola, option for students in all programs. You participate in a work life oriented course which takes part in periods 1 and 2 outside Arcada, in Demola's facilities in on Epicenter Helsinki (Mikonkatu 9). General description of the course: The concept: Demola innovation challenges Demola innovation challenges are designed to solve real future challenges and create new service concepts and demos. With Demola, a multidisciplinary team of university students and company's experts work together in an innovation challenge set by the company. During an eight-week process, the team co-creates solutions to the given theme. Apply to Demola here https://www.demola.net/ : Time table is as following: Kick-off: 18.9 at 12-17 Jam 1: 2.10 at 12-17 Jam 2: 30.10 at 12-17 Final pitch: 13.11 at 15-17 Option B, Intelligence Hunt, optional for students in Energy and Materials Technology, International Business, Företagsekonomi & International Business. Intelligence Hunt sources talented students from variety of faculties and universities all over Europe, professional mentors with long and wide industry and service experience and matches them with a Case company with a real business case assignment. Deliverables are comparable to a pre-study or a feasibility study with a clear and robust business case. Fresh new ideas and the highest and most modern technological solutions are emphasized throughout the whole project. Intelligence Hunt is arranged by Seafocus, an executive maritime business platform that helps students find their place in the maritime logistics industry. Time table TBA. Part 2 eLearning Intro to Service Design Thinking This online course introduces you to customer- centric service design thinking and is done individually on your own parallel with either Demola or Intelligence Hunt project. Part 3 By actively reflecting during Part 1 and 2 you do a self-evaluation to see what skills you want to develop further and what skills you are lacking and want to add to your skill-set. This is done with a reflective diary according to given guidelines. To do this personal development plan Part 3 you actively choose from a pallet of offerings, such as different workshops (dates in ASTA) or courses within or outside Arcada. Further instructions are given in course introduction 10th of September at 12 in F363.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 100 hours
  • Individual studies - 100 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 100 hours
  • - 75 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 405 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 405 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass all 3 parts of this module: Assessment criteria for grades: 1- assignment submitted on time, all 3 parts somehow included. 5- assignment submitted on time, all parts included. Your own learning process well described and reflections made throughout the process. The assignment is presented in a creative way not only in plain text.

Teacher

  • Eriksson Birgitta
  • Hernberg Mervi
  • Jungell Jacob
  • Kietz Tove
  • Silfver Jessica
  • Silin Richard
  • Villikka Denise
  • Wikström-Grotell Camilla

Examiner

Hernberg Mervi

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (5 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-10 12:00 - 12:45 F363 My Future Work Life 1 Course introduction Eriksson Birgitta
Hernberg Mervi
Jungell Jacob
Kietz Tove
Silfver Jessica
Silin Richard
2019-11-13 14:00 - 16:00 F363 My Future Work Life 1 Workshop Eriksson Birgitta
Hernberg Mervi
Jungell Jacob
Kietz Tove
Silfver Jessica
Silin Richard
2019-11-18 09:00 - 11:00 E486 My Future Work Life 1 Simulering Eriksson Birgitta
Hernberg Mervi
Jungell Jacob
Kietz Tove
Silfver Jessica
Silin Richard
2019-11-18 09:00 - 11:00 E491 My Future Work Life 1 simulering Eriksson Birgitta
Hernberg Mervi
Jungell Jacob
Kietz Tove
Silfver Jessica
Silin Richard
2019-11-25 10:15 - 12:00 F363 My Future Work Life 1 workshop Eriksson Birgitta
Hernberg Mervi
Jungell Jacob
Kietz Tove
Silfver Jessica
Silin Richard
2019-12-02 09:00 - 11:00 A510 Arbetsmarknadskurs - DIFF Diffens populära arbetslivskurs. Eriksson Birgitta
2019-12-11 14:15 - 16:00 F363 My Future Work Life 1 workshop Eriksson Birgitta
Hernberg Mervi
Jungell Jacob
Kietz Tove
Silfver Jessica
Silin Richard

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