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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to understand how to lead
an event as a project both
theoretically and practically.

Learning outcomes

After accomplished this course students are
able to understand the
meaning of event design and how to organize an
event from
management perspective. He/She will have a good
vision of how to
lead a project. Student will also have a good
knowledge how to
implement vision and strategy in concrete
actions and what kind of
environmental and customer service related
issues must be taken in

Course contents

Students do two major projects during this
course - a theoretical
and a practical.
In the theoretical project student get an event
assignment from
Fazer. They use the 'Event Planner's Guide'
they created together
with their group during the previous event
courses as structure for
their assignment. The Event that is designed
for Fazer will be
presented to their own group and Fazer's
The practical project involves students working
'hands-on' in an
event at Vanha Satama ,amount
of participants is about two thousand. Through
this practical exercise, the student experience
in all phases of
events - before, during and after. Discussions
with the event's CEO
conducted with the students prior to the event
and even after, in
order to enable students to reflect on their
experiences and lessons
learned with their fellow students and

Course content:
Event Design Management
Planning, implementation, evaluation and
writing a report of the
own event
Company visits to co-operation companies
fter taking part in the set of three event
sourses, you will be able to
plan and implement an event from an idea to
follow up both from a
theoretical and a practical point of view.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Passed courses Event planning and
and bureaucracy. Min 60 credits
Third year students have priority.
This course will be held in Swedish and Finnish

Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Graham Berridge, 2007: Event Design and experience

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 13 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 60 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 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

Assessment requirements

The course will be held in Swedish. Reports may
be in Swedish or
depending on the customer (even in Finnish).
Written report and practical exercise.his course
is one of the three event courses
and is not possible to choose as separate
Student must have 100 credits passed


  • Fabricius Susanna
  • Hernberg Mervi


Fabricius Susanna

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Obligatorisk närvaro 5-7.11.2019 hela dagar då ni
jobbar på Tradenomipäivät event och Buu-dagen 29-30.11.2019
Brief av Fazer uppdraget XXXX
Presentationerna på Fazer XXX

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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