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.


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 student s 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: 5

Schedule: 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Samuli Aalto, Riku Jäntti

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Samuli Aalto

Contact information for the course (valid 31.08.2018-21.12.2112):

Samuli Aalto, responsible teacher of the course ELEC-E7990

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
    (i) agrees on a professional training placement with the responsible teacher,
    (ii) prepares a personalized learning plan for the training period,
    (iii) works as a member of a business or non-profit organization in a position that is relevant for her/his professional skills development, and
    (iv) reflects her/his learning in writing in a personal expert profile.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    See Section Assignments.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Personal expert profile (an essay on expertise development).

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Independent work 54-135 h


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Bachelor's degree

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure