Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student has a good grasp of essential office
applications tools, project management and
communication tools.

Learning outcomes

  • effective use of different tools used in
    communication on the Internet
  • knowledge in different file formats
  • know the most essential office applications used
    in companies today
  • practical skills in word processing, calculation
    and presentation softwares
  • ability to work i project groups and use web
    services in connection with a project work.

Course contents

  • Office programs: Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Project management
  • Publishing information on the web
  • Basics in fotoediting
  • Social media

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No prerequisites

Recommended or required reading

Material available in itslearning, Arcada Learning
management software

Study activities

  • Lectures - 45 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Small-group work - 8 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 40 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


Forsström Mikael


Forsström Mikael

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2013-01-31

Assessment methods

  • 2012-10-23 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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