Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.01.2019 - 29.03.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Teppo Vienamo

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

Responsible teacher: 

Teppo Vienamo,

Offices: Aalto Designfactory Aaltonaut room in Barn and Room P201 in Väre.

If you wish to meet please send an e-mail to set the time.

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III-IV (Spring 2019)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Student learns to communicate the basic technology, design and business aspects of a product.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Students work in interdisciplinary teams. Each team is assigned a product that is analyzed from the perspectives of design, business, and engineering. The analysis is supported with lectures and workshops related to manufacturing techniques, materials, services, users, etc. The outcome of the analysis is presented in a final gala.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assessment is based on the depth and richness of the product analysis, clarity of the presentations, quality of the teamwork, as well as participation and activity during lectures and workshops.

Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 


Teams are evaluated by 

Individual evaluation is based on teams grade

  • personal tasks 
  • peer and self evaluation can rise or higher up to one grade
  • Attendance: after 2 absence missing lectures will effect to grade. (6 absences =fail)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To be defined during the course

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course substitutes the course Product: From an idea to the store (AAN-C2002).

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

No prerequisites.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The grading system is 0-5, where 0 is fail and 1-5 are pass grades.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is one of Aaltonaut minor core course and all Bachelor’s level students can participate. Aaltonaut students can conduct integrated language and communication studies in English (3–6 cr) during the course. Further information about the course Teppo Vienamo (  See also


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