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.


After the course the student will be able to:
(i) understand targets and operation of business/non-profit organizations
(ii) apply professional practices in the field of his/her major/programme as a member of an business/non-profit organization
(iii) identify development needs/opportunities in organizations and their practices and
(iv) assess and describe own professional development as part of personal career development and employment plan.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 30.08.2020 - 31.07.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Tapani Vuorinen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Tapani Vuorinen

Contact information for the course (valid 06.08.2020-21.12.2112):

Prof. Tapani Vuorinen,

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:

    The student agrees on a professional training placement with the supervising professor (head of major), prepares a personalized learning plan for the training period, works as a member of a business or non-profit organization in a position that is relevant for her/his professional skills development and reflects her/his learning in writing in a personal expert profile. The training is completed in another country than Finland or in another country than the home country of the student.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Written personalized learning plan and written personal expert profile (an assay on expertise development).

  • Applies in this implementation:

    After returning both essays, the student will get a short feedback on them.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The total, independent workload varies from 81 h to 135 h depending on the number of credit points (3-5 cr).


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    To be announced later

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Students may only take one of the following courses: CHEM-E0130 Professional Training (3-5 cr) and CHEM-E0135 International Professional Training (3-5 cr).

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    The assignments can be returned any time during the year, although the normal due date is in the end of July.


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