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 completing the course, students will be able to

  • identify, analyse and solve real-life business problems from a multi-disciplinary viewpoint
  • apply and broaden the knowledge and skills gained during their studies to real-life business tasks and challenges
  • manage complex projects and work in diverse teams
  • handle uncertainty associated with real life projects
  • present a case report both orally and in writing
  • critically reflect on their learning process and outcomes.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 21.09.2022 - 30.11.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Perttu Kähäri

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 course consists of an applied, real-life problem-based project/case that students identify, analyze and solve in multi-disciplinary teams. It also focuses on developing the students self-awareness of the key learnings during their studies in the Master's Program.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    100 % assignments (group and individual)

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching: 10-15 h (incl. closing seminar with presentations)
    Independent work in teams and individually: 145 - 150 h

    Compulsory attendance in all class sessions and meetings.


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Compulsory attendance in all class sessions and meetings. Please note that the cases will be recruited based on the number of students registered. Hence, the registration to the course is binding. The maximum number of students is 50, but only eligible candidates will be admitted even if the maximum number is not reached.

    Credit transfer and capstone course: Students can, on legitimate grounds (eg. exchange studies abroad, serious illness; please note that working life and its restraints are not considered legitimate reasons not to complete the capstone course), apply for a credit transfer for a capstone course. However, as a deviation from the common process of credit transfer at the School of Business, the credit transfer must be pre-approved before completing the course represented to substitute the capstone course at the School of Business. The credit transfer should be applied for according to the credit transfer instructions depicted at Into: Based on the credit transfer application, the teacher in charge of the capstone course will decide whether the learning goals for the capstone course can be fulfilled by completing the course the student has represented to substitute the capstone course. The substituting course cannot be a School of Business course.

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - II

    2022-2023 Spring IV - V

    2023-2024 Autumn I - II

    2023-2024 Spring IV - V

    Enrollment :

    The course is offered only to the students of the following Master's programmes. Management and International Business, Business Law (Yritysjuridiikka), Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, People Management and Organizational Development, Strategic Management in a Changing World.