Capstone course summarizes the skills-related learning outcomes of the whole Creative Sustainability program, including outcomes in the area of business knowledge, problem solving, scientific thinking, combining ethics, sustainability and international context to business knowledge, as well as communications and team working skills.
· The tasks include analysing, creating solutions for a real-world business challenge related to sustainability issues and reporting the work both orally and in written form.
· During the work different views of stakeholders on the challenge are collected and critically analyzed based on the learning during the Master’s program.
· The team work and individual learning are analyzed by the students during the work.
During the course, students will work in teams towards finding creative solutions to real-life social and environmental challenges brought by client organisations, which can be e.g. companies or NGO’s. The challenges will be presented on the first session. Students are allocated to projects based on their preferences. The team members are expected to work intensively together during the course and they will be regularly meeting the representatives of the client organizations. There will also be tutorial sessions to guide the groups during the projects. The class will come together for presenting the project plans and project outcomes.
The course will officially start with a kick-off event on 11th January 9.15-12. All projects will be presented by the clients during the event. The project descriptions can be found on this website and motivation letters shall be sent to Angelina Korsunova no later than 30th December 2016.
Aalto teachers in Spring 2017:
Prof. Armi Temmes Aalto BIZ, responsible teacher,
Ph.D Angelina Korsunova Aalto BIZ,
Prof. Mikko Jalas, Aalto ARTS
M.A. Tatu Marttila, Aalto ARTS