Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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.


Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:
• Recognise the teaching offerings of the Creative Sustainability -programme and related paradigms and professional identities.
• Understand drivers of creative teamwork and are able to act as constructive team members
• Acknowledge and are able to reflect on their own orientation toward sustainability

Credits: 1

Schedule: 11.09.2020 - 15.09.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Mikko Jalas

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Mikko Jalas, Paula Siitonen

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

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 course gives an outlook to Creative Sustainability as a programme, areas of studies and particular approaches to sustainability. The course also introduces creative co-operation practices. During the course, students work in multidisciplinary teams om an assignment relating to creative teamwork.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Successful completion of the course requires

    • Participation in all sessions
    • Participation in groupwork and the delivery of group assignment

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    1 ECTS = 27 hours.

    • Participation in lectures and workshops, 14 hours
    • Literature, 3 hours
    • Group task, 6 hours
    • Personal reflection, 4 hours


  • Applies in this implementation:

    Due to rearrangement of the course, the workload has changed into 

    - 10 hours of online/classroom interaction

    - 6 hours of reading

    - 6 hours of groupwork (either online or in person-to-person interaction)


Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    This course will replace MUO-E8024 Creative Teamwork.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

    10 Reduced Inequality

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    The preliminary course program is available at the course home page (mycourses)

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