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 gain knowledge and understanding of:

  •   Different types of business models and administrative practices in the fields of art, education, and digital visual communication
  •   Ethical, responsible, and sustainable ecosystems in the fields of art, education, and digital visual communication


Students acquire skills in:

  •   Using art-based, creative, and participatory methods to initiate and critically evaluate business and/or project ideas
  •   Managing and developing professional projects
  •   Applying their knowledge from art education and digital visual communication in entrepreneurial and/or project-based practice


Students acquire competences for:

  •   Turning their ideas into manageable projects and/or business models
  •   Working as a project initiator and manager in transdisciplinary settings
  •   Developing economically and ethically sustainable business practices for art education and digital visual communication

Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.01.2024 - 15.02.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Juuso Tervo, Dutra Gonçalves

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 this course, we discuss various models and frameworks for project management and entrepreneurship in order to deepen students’ theoretical and practical knowledge in project-oriented work. The focus is on ethical, responsible, and sustainable ecosystems of culture and economy as well as on the uses of arts-based and pedagogical methods in entrepreneurial practice. The course aims to bridge artistic, educational, and entrepreneurial competencies in project management. At the end of the course, students share what they have learned through group presentations.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Active participation in teaching, completed assignments.

    See MyCourses for more detailed information on evaluations methods and criteria.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    5 ECTS = 135 h

    Contact teaching: 20 h
    Independent work: 55 h
    Group work: 35 h
    Supervision: 10 h
    Reflection: 15 h


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Co-taught together with Aalborg University

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2023-2024 Spring III

    Enrollment :

    Max. amount of students: 25
    Min. amount of students 6

    Registration in Sisu. The order of priority follows the guidelines decided by the Academic Committee of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture: https//