Credits: 2

Schedule: 15.01.2019 - 21.05.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Markku Tinnilä (Autumn term), Johanna Bragge (Spring term), Riiitta Hekkala, Yong Liu & Upreti Bikesh (summer 2020)

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Johanna Bragge, Information Systems Science (and general questions regarding the ISM seminar)

Olga Gorskikh, Management Science

Markku Tinnilä, Logistics

Reception hours at request either in Töölö or in Otaniemi.

Our faculty offices are at Töölö, Chydenia building (Runeberginkatu 22-24), 4th or 5th floor, until February 15, 2019.

Our offices are at Otaniemi new BIZ campus building, 2nd floor after February 18, 2019.

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II & III-V (2018-2019) Otaniemi campus

I-II & III-V, summer (2019-2020) Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The objective is to learn and practice independent scientific work.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

In the seminar, students get guidance in their research for Bachelor’s Thesis. During the Thesis seminar, students will prepare a research plan, conduct a research profiling assignment, report the progress of their Thesis, present and defend their research results, act twice as an opponent, and participate actively in seminar discussions.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

100% Research plan, seminar activity, final presentation at the seminar

Requirements for passing the seminar: completing the research profiling assignment, presenting own thesis at the seminar, acting twice as an opponent, attending to 70% of the seminar sessions.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- introductory lectures 8
- seminar sessions 14
- preparing for lectures 6
- preparing for seminar sessions 12
- doing assignments (research plan, research profiling assignment) 13
Total 53h (2 ECTS)

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Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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