Topic outline

  • Welcome to the project course

    Currently under construction, not all information is final!

    The schedule for the project course for this year will be:

    • Kickoff seminar on Friday, September 8th at 9-13 (9am - 1pm) in classroom 202 (Otakaari 4).
    • Midterm seminar on Wednesday, October 18th at 9-13 (9am - 1 pm) in classroom 201 (Otakaari 4).
    • Final seminar on Monday, December 4th at 9-13 (9am - 1pm) in classroom 201 (Otakaari 4).
    Basic structure of the course:

    A brief summary of the course content

    The course is implemented in cooperation with Finnish companies and public sector organizations and based on real life projects provided by our partners. Projects are conducted by students in self-organizing groups with support of instructors and facilitator both from the university and partner organizations. Each project aims to produce concrete and applicable results. Special emphasis on learning is

    • Applying geoinformatics for a real-life project
    • Basics of project management
    • Self-directive team work
    • Client-centred working mode
    • Reflection, evaluation and support of own learning

    The goal of the course is to increase students’ knowledge and expertise on geoinformatics,
    capability and skills for client-centered project work, as well as capacity for self-direction and learning

    Course grading

    Scored 0-5 by the following elements:

    • Project outcome / 50%
    • Working process / 25%
    • Individual learning diary / 25%