The course takes place in period

  • 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  study module focuses on the theoretical and methodological knowledge that prepare students for the real life work experiences included in the module, this strengthen students professional identity and enhance future employability.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to... Express and argue for your own views in various professional, social and cultural contexts  Lead, collaborate with others and work effectively in groups  Can evaluate team's work and process in the project  Can identify her/his own effort and its value for the project  Be sensitive to others and can handle conflict   Resolve problems and make informed decisions  Master the relevant tools and systems that are used in the field   Apply different methods to develop his/her own professional field in a systematic and innovative way  Comprehend the principles of a user-oriented action and has the readiness for business and entrepreneurship 

Course contents

To learn more about the course contents, please visit our stand on My Future Work event on Tuesday 14th of January. Course introduction on Monday 20.1 in A510 at 10.30-11.30 In this course module you can choose between 3 alternative paths. Strong commitment for both alternatives is needed. Path A. Self-driven problem-solving project in an organization or in a company (individual) ( This self-driven study module (extension studies) is carried out in close collaboration with an organization or a company within a chosen theme area. Student is responsible for arraigning the contract with the organization herself/himself. The student is engaged and responsible for a real-life development project in a workplace and applies earlier learned a service design thinking and a user-oriented approach when solving a problem/challenge that is given in advance. A concrete result in form of e.g a demo or areas of improvement will be presented in the end of the course for both the organization and teacher. These studies are carried out at a workplace according to an individual and flexible study plan as a project (5-15 ECTS). Complementary courses related to the project can be chosen from Arcada or other Universities. The course is evaluated in a variety of ways e.g. through presentations, blogs, vlogs and various types of work samples. Path B. Work life related project in multiprofessional teams facilitated in Arcada ALTERNATIVE 1 (5 ects) The Arcada Coaching Clinic LAB - you will work in multidisciplinary teams and solve real work life challenges met in a safe environment at Arcada. The LAB process consists of ONE intensive week (20-24.4 & 27.4 )of concept creation, demo development, test and evaluation AND Studymaterial & workshops before the intensive week. All this you will experience with a guidance of a LAB-facilitator and coaches. The program is structured and will follow the Arcada Coaching Clinic LAB model created by Arcada students and coaches. You will be presented a large amount of different tools and methods which will be valuable for you not only in this development process but also in your future work life. A crucial part of this whole module is self- reflection of the development of your work life skills. Participation during 5 days from 9-18. ALTERNATIVE 2 (5-15 ects) Development project (for a company or organisation) facilitated in Arcada

Additional information

To learn more about the course contents, please visit our stand on My Future Work event on Tuesday 14th of January. Course introduction (mandatory) on Monday 20.1 in A510 at 10.30-11.30

Study activities

  • Individual- and group instruction - 25 hours
  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 160 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 60 hours
  • - 160 hours
  • Practical training - 0 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

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Examination 1 .... Examination 2.... etc. (examinations include written examination tests, demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions) The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: ...

Teacher

  • Eriksson Birgitta
  • Hernberg Mervi
  • Kietz Tove
  • Silfver Jessica
  • Silin Richard
  • Törnblom Cia
  • 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

2019-12-24 to 2020-01-20

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-01-20 10:30 - 11:30 A510 My Future Work Life 2 Course introduction, mandatory participation - welcome! Hernberg Mervi
Kietz Tove
Silfver Jessica
Silin Richard
2020-03-12 12:00 - 15:00 C350 My Future Work Life 2 Workshop Wellbeing and positive psychology at Work Hernberg Mervi
Nygård Maria
Törnblom Cia
2020-03-18 13:00 - 16:00 E491 My Future Work Life 2 Silfver Jessica
Werner Tove
2020-03-18 13:00 - 16:00 E486 My Future Work Life 2 Silfver Jessica
Werner Tove
2020-03-18 13:00 - 16:00 E494 My Future Work Life 2 Silfver Jessica
Werner Tove
2020-03-19 12:00 - 14:00 C350 My Future Work Life 2 Staff discussion and facilitation Hernberg Mervi
Nygård Maria
Törnblom Cia
2020-03-25 13:00 - 16:00 E491 My Future Work Life 2 Silfver Jessica
Werner Tove
2020-03-25 13:00 - 16:00 E486 My Future Work Life 2 Silfver Jessica
Werner Tove
2020-03-25 13:00 - 16:00 E494 My Future Work Life 2 Silfver Jessica
Werner Tove
2020-03-26 10:00 - 11:30 C350 My Future Work Life 2 Facilitation Hernberg Mervi
Nygård Maria
Törnblom Cia
2020-04-02 12:30 - 13:30 C350 My Future Work Life 2 Facilitation Hernberg Mervi
Nygård Maria
Törnblom Cia
2020-04-16 12:00 - 13:30 C350 My Future Work Life 2 Facilitation Hernberg Mervi
Nygård Maria
Törnblom Cia
2020-04-29 13:00 - 14:30 C350 My Future Work Life 2 Facilitation Hernberg Mervi
Nygård Maria
Törnblom Cia
2020-05-07 10:00 - 11:30 C350 My Future Work Life 2 Facilitation Hernberg Mervi
Nygård Maria
Törnblom Cia
2020-05-13 10:00 - 11:30 C350 My Future Work Life 2 Facilitation Hernberg Mervi
Nygård Maria
Törnblom Cia

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