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.


CEMS Business Project gives students a fresh insight into a business problem and provides an opportunity to apply academic knowledge and research methods to practical managerial challenges. The course aims to improve analytical and problem solving capabilities, process management skills, as well as social and presentation skills. Additionally, the project offers an opportunity to refine the student's professional goals.

Credits: 15

Schedule: 11.01.2023 - 19.05.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Hannu Seristö

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:

    In CEMS Business Project, teams of 3-5 students solve a real business problem for a company, receiving tutoring in the process from academic and corporate supervising teams. The corporate partners identify business problems for the projects in collaboration with the academic CEMS team. Students will present their group work in several occasions during the term and participate in a presentations skills coaching session close to the end of the project.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The project work, the final report and presentation, evaluated by both academic and company tutors and a peer evaluation.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    15 cr, 400 hrs


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III - V
    2023-2024 Spring III - V

    Enrollment :

    For Global Management / CEMS students only