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.


The student understands what mental and physical well-being at work means. The student is familiar with the most important points of the labor protection law. The student understands the importance of human resources for success.

Credits: 2

Schedule: 13.12.2021 - 17.12.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Anna Heiskanen, Raija Talvio

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The student familirizes with factors affecting well-being at work and gets to know practices that enhance well-being. The student familiarizes with the basics of the occupational Safety and Health law.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures, litterature, exercises, active participation.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    25h contact sessions, 29h reading and exersises


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    5 Gender Equality

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    10 Reduced Inequality

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn II

    2021-2022 Autumn II

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: Sisu replaces Oodi on 9 August, 2021. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture:

    Kursseille ottamisen prioriteettijärjestys ARTSissa 1.1.2018