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/ External link :
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

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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