Below you can find the preliminary timetable for the course with an overview of the subjects, and all the learning tasks and assignments included in the course.
NOTE: Follow the schedule indicated under the picture --> DO NOT follow the "Upcoming events" of MyCourses/Oodi on the right column of this page (the times and dates have not been updated from the last year). Note also, that we always start at 13.00 (on Wed) and at 9.00 (on Fri) SHARP, not quarter past.
The course applies student-centered and outcomes-based teaching and learning = the tasks and assignments are planned to address course intended learning outcomes, and the assessment is based on how well you perform in those, and how actively you attend the contact sessions. The contact sessions are not compulsory (except for 15.11. concept map tutoring and 13.12. the final seminar), but due to reflective and participatory teaching methods, attendance is highly recommended.
The course includes 4 minor tasks and 2 major tasks, which all need to be submitted to pass the course. Submission after due date decreases your grade. The evaluation criteria and grading of the course will be presented in the first contact session, and after that the information can be found from the session slides.
Wed 1.11. at 13.00-16.15, Place: CHEM Materials science (Vuorimiehentie 2) hall V1
Introduction to the course + delivering the pretask
Fri 3.11 at 9.00-12.00, Place: Undergraduate Centre (Otakaari 1) hall R001/A215
Sustainability as a concept + instructions for the concept map assignment
+ delivery of the 1st Task´and Concept map-assignment
Wed 8.11. at 13.00-16.15, Place: Undergraduate Centre (Otakaari 1) hall R001/A215
Frameworks: strategies and legislation + BAT & BREF + delivery of the 2nd Task
Visiting lecturer Kaj Forsius / Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Fri 10.11. at 9.00-12.00, Place: Water Building (Tietotie 1 E) room 286/287
Implementation: certificates, practices, environmental management systems
Guest lecturer Johanna Petit-Mero / Ramboll Finland
Wed 15.11. at 13.00-16.15, Place: CHEM Materials science (Vuorimiehentie 2) hall V1
Introdution to EIA, Anne Tarvainen / Ympäristösuunnittelu Oy
+ reflection from the Task 2 + concept map check point
NOTE: Compulsory attendance to concept map check point (in groups)
Fri 17.11. 9.00-12.00, Place: Water Building (Tietotie 1 E) room 286/7 & computer class (from around 10.30 onwards)
Methods for sustainability appraisal + Case example
Wed 22.11. at 13.00-16.15, Place: CHEM Materials science (Vuorimiehentie 2) hall V1
Life Cycle Assessment, theory and 3rd Task: production- & consumption-based assessment, rebound
Juudit Ottelin / Aalto
Fri 24.11. No contact session: Independent group work with the 3rd Task
Juudit Ottelin / Aalto
Wed 29.11. at 13.00-16.15, Place: Water Building, room 286/287
Communicating sustainability: indicators, eco-labels + delivery of the 4th Task (+ tutoring of the EIA-assignment)
Visiting lecturer Terhi Uusitalo / Motiva
Fri 1.12. at 9.00-12.00 , Place: Water Building, room 286/7
Sustainability appraisal with MCDA: Goldset-software + Reflection from task 3
Mon 4.12. at 13.00-15.00, Place: Water Building (Tietotie 1E), room 286/7
Sustainability in business
Visiting lecturer Jovin Hurry, NELIS (Next Leader's Initiative for Sustainability)
Wed 6.12. No contact session, Independence Day
Fri 8.12. No contact session, finalizing your EIA assignment (due 8.12. at 23.55)
Wed 13.12. at 13.00 -16.00 Final Seminar, Place: Otakaari 1, hall R001/A123
We'll start with reflection session at 13.00-13.50, after which we split into two rooms with Process safety course for the final seminar at 14.00-16.00.
Please, see the Final Seminar Schedule in Lecture slides--folder for further instructions.