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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student will
learn to be critical in his/her argumentation and
that he/she can evaluate the information that is

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to
-build a network within his/her own student
community at Arcada Business School
-communicate with representatives from the
Business Community and perform cases for them
- find relevant information from the enormous
information flow that exists today and to
evaluate the reference
- present the results for different groups
according to the situation
- understand that the environment has great
impact on us and understand that we are part of
the global economy with its fast information flow
- understand that tomorrows challenges and
possibilities are in sustainable business and
technical progress

Course contents

The course consists of an introduction in September
and a filed trip to Stockholm (3 days). Further the
course will have lectures and workshops throughout
the year.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Additional information

Field trip to Stockholm, Sweden, in September (week

Recommended or required reading

Is handed out before every lecture and workshop

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 50 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 23 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
  • Oral presentations

Assessment requirements

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

activly angages in discussions during workshops,
the participants will be graded on their active
participation in discussions.

Written reports that are handed in and graded.

Oral presentations.

More information about the grading will be given
at the introduction.


  • Fabricius Susanna
  • Hongell Linn
  • Puukko Linda
  • Tigerstedt Christa


Fabricius Susanna

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
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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