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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

4 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to make the student experience the vast
event production process and develop competences for future event
production work.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to...

- handle multiprofessional networks and culture event

- explain and use stage and production techniques

- know the branch specific communication situations

- identify the principles of group and team work and
cooperate in
multiprofessional teams

- explain different forms of working communities and act
- plan and organize activities and functions

- know the principles of organizational work and leadership
and be
able to have a leading work position

- evaluate working community functions as well as plan,
and develop them in a changing reality

Course contents

All practical and theoretical parts of festival and event production.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Cultural management introduction course.

Previous course names


Additional information

Mandatory presence during the production process.

Recommended or required reading

Marjana Johansson: Det finlandssvenska festivalfältet; Sv.
Kulturfonden 2010
No mud, no tents. Just 3 glorious days : Festivaltrender i
Helsingfors - Fallstudie Kuudes Aisti och Garden Party;
https://publications.theseus.fi/handle/10024/51552 External link
Björkqvist, Halonen m fl: Tuottaja/Producent 2020; Metropolia

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 80 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 110 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 110 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following
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: ...


  • Tolonen Liisa
  • Öhman Elisabeth


Tolonen Liisa

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course


Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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