Credits: 3

Schedule: 22.01.2020 - 12.02.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Michael Baker
Crista Uusi-Rauva

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III & IV (spring 2019). 4-week course. Otaniemi campus
III & IV (spring 2020). 4-week course. Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

By the end of the course, students will be able to:
1.    prepare an effective presentation strategy for any business presentation
2.    plan and deliver effective objective-driven relational, informational, promotional, and transformational business presentations
3.    design memorable visuals
4.    apply analytical tools to evaluate the effectiveness of presentations

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This highly interactive and task-oriented course provides students with essential strategies and skills to create and deliver convincing, engaging and impactful business presentations. Presentation assignments with comprehensive feedback will provide students with plenty of opportunity to practise their skills and enhance their own presentation performance.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

90% assignments
10% class contribution

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

The course has 5 assignments and other required ungraded work.


presentation 1: strategy outline (individual)



 Objective-driven presentation 2: transformational (individual)



 Critical appraisal of objective-driven presentations (individual)



 Final team presentation (group)



 Critical appraisal of team presentation (individual)



 Preparedness for class; contribution to group activities


To pass the course all assignments must be completed by the given
deadlines. The due date for each assignment is clearly stated on the
respective submission box. Please upload the final versions of each of
your assigments (pdf) by the given deadlines.

Grading criteria:
All assignments are assessed using preformulated rubrics on a scale of 0-5.
EBC grading criteria: 4.5 and above is a 5; 3.5-4.49 range is a 4;
2,5-3,49 range is a 3
.  Please take a look at these grading criteria / rubric (in
submission boxes) before you start work on the given assignment, and
also before you submit your assignment.

Extra assignments not possible: Students are not able to re-do assignments, or do extra assignments to improve grades.  
Class contribution
is a highly practical and experiential course so attendance is

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 18h
Independent work 62h
Total 80h (3 ECTS)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Teaching materials provided on MyCourses

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces 75E24000, Business Presentations

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Mandatory attendance. Short mandatory pre-work: must be completed before the first class. Max 30 students/group.


Registration and further information