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

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 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
2020-03-25 13:00 - 16:00 E491 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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