Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


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

Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.09.2020 - 04.12.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Teppo Vienamo

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Teppo Vienamo

Contact information for the course (valid 17.08.2020-21.12.2112):

Teppo Vienamo

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    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 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    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. Self-evaluation and peer evaluation is also used.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Workshops/lectures 30 h
    Independent team work 90 h
    Team tutoring 6 h
    Fieldtrip 3 h
    Presentations 6 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    To be defined during the course

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

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

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    No prerequisites.

Registration for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


  • Applies in this implementation:

    Due to COVID20 the course will be taught mostly remotely and it is possible to study totally remotely, if there is major reasons for that.

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Further Information
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    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 (LC-1117) during the course. Further information about the course Teppo Vienamo (  See also

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Due to COVID20 the course will be taught mostly remotely and it is possible to study totally remotely, if there is major reasons for that.

Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    11.9.Zoomkick of /
    25.9.ZoomEngineering (safety?)
    2.10.DFProduct coposition
    23.10.ZoomExam Week
    30.10.ZoomTeam feeback
    6.11.ZoomElectronics workshop
    20.11.ZoomCost, Value and Prize
    27.11.ZoomIdeation workshop 
    4.12.ZoomPreparation for final presentation
    11.12.ZoomFinal presentations


Registration and further information