Topic outline

  • SGT Studio 2021

    Course is organized in spring term in periods III-V. Cases are prepared together with the local, well-known partners in Africa, Asia and in Latin America. As part of the course content, we are also looking for online tools and methods to use in between countries collaboration and project work. We are not traveling to the sites this time.

    *Note! The prerequisite courses in Autumn term give priority in selection process: WAT-E3020 State of the World and Development (2cr) & WAT-E2060 Sustainable Built Environment (5cr)

    *Note! Only a limited amount of students is accepted into this course. Course will have 3 real-life project cases and average 4-6 students are accepted in each project team. APPLICATION PERIOD HAS ENDED, COURSE IS FULL.

    *Note! Teaching times will vary during spring semester. See course schedule for details! Course syllabus for content and learning outcomes.

    Contact: Matleena Muhonen (matleena.muhonen @


    SGT Studio is part of the Sustainable Global Technologies Programme. Find out more:

  • WAT-E2070 Sustainble Global Technologies (SGT) Studio

    Spring 2021

    The schedule is subject to change, and will be updated continuously.
    Date Time What Assignments
    First Part

    WED 13 Jan 09:30 - 12:00 Introduction [DL 13 Jan]
    Assignment 0:
    Breaking the ice
    MON 18 Jan 14:00 - 17:00 Project Design Workshop I
    Veera Pensala, Kehitysyhteistyötoimisto Zulu
    Tools to design a  project, formulating objectives and understanding project logic.
    [DL 18 Jan]
    Assignment 1:
    MON 25 Jan 14:00 - 17:00 Project Design Workshop II
    Veera Pensala, Kehitysyhteistyötoimisto Zulu
    Tools to design a project, formulating objectives and understanding project logic.
    WED 27 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 Project Design Workshop III
    Anni Hapuoja, EtMay Oy
    Design tools
          [DL 31 Jan]
    Creative Reflections 1
          [DL 3 Feb]
    Assignment 2A:

    Project Document

    10 - 12 Feb
    Project document review and feedback meetings
    Individual times agreed with each team separately with Veera.

    Tue 9.2 at 14-16
    Wed 10.2 at 10-12
    Fri 12.2 at 14-16
          [DL 17-19 Feb] Assignment 2B: Revised Project Document, DL one week after the feedback meeting
    MON 22 Feb 13:00 - 16:00 Project Clinic I
    Sustainable Impact PBL Canvas: Why - How - What?
    Partners invited
          [DL 28 Feb]
    Creative Reflections 2
    Second Part
    1 Mar - 16 Apr
    SGT Camps: teams organize with partners 2-3 day intensive remote camps
    WED 3 Mar 09:00 - 12:00 Project Clinic II
    Project communication and remote tools (review)
    WED 10 Mar 09:00 - (12:00) SGT Studio refresh: Mexico  
    WED 17 Mar 09:00 - (12:00) SGT Studio refresh: Bhutan  
    WED 24 Mar 09:00 - (12:00) SGT Studio refresh: Tanzania  
          [DL 29 Mar]
    Assignment 3:

    Mid Review Presentation
    WED 31 Mar 09:00 - 12:00 Mid Review
    PechaKucha presentations
    Partners invited
    Peer comments
          [DL 31 Mar]
    Creative Reflections 3
    Third Part
    WED 14 Apr 09:00 - 11:00 Project Clinic III
    Keywords, Results chain, Media release brief
    WED 28 Apr 09:00 - (12:00) SGT Studio refresh | In Campus [DL 28 Apr]
    Assignment 4:

    Media release
          [DL 30 Apr]
    Creative Reflections 4
          [DL 5 May]
    Assignment 5 draft:
    First version of the report for comments
    WED 12 May 09:30 - 11:00 SGT Studio refresh: peer comments | In Campus: meeting in the outside amphi at Otakaari 1  
          [DL 19 May]
    Assignment 5:
    Final Report and deliverables
          [DL 24 May]
    Assignment 6:

    Final Presentation & deliverables
    WED 26 May 15:00-16:30
    SGT Final Event: Zooming into... | in Zoom  
          [DL 31 May]
    Assignment 7:

    Peer and Self Evaluation
          [DL 31 May]
    Creative Reflections 5
    WED 2 Jun 13:00-15:00 Project Clinic IV: Feedback and final discussion | In Campus  
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