Materials in Moodle; self-acquired material by the student
Wijdoogen, C. 2020. 7 Roles to Create Sustainable Success.
Osterwalder, A. 2010. Business Model Generation.
Raworth, K. 2018. Doughnut Economics - 7 Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist.
Kauffmann, B. S. 2011. The Will And Ways of Hope. Psychology Today 26 Dec 2011.
Pre-assignment, lectures, group work in groups of three students or in pairs, Sustainable Business Model Canvas, circular economy design methods, and other suitable development &design thinking methods and agile tools, practical and applied problem-solving. Discussions, peer-to-peer learning and facilitated co-creation. Self-reflection.
Assessment is based on the process and product of the co-creation process. Student's self reflection and p2p evaluation is as part of the assessment.
12.01.2022 - 10.04.2022
01.12.2021 - 05.01.2022
0 - 20
Mika Kylänen, Riitta Vihuri
MD in Risk Management and Circular Economy
Master's Degree Programme in Risk Management and Circular Economy
TAMK Main Campus
No alternative means of completion
Recognition of prior learning
RDI cooperation; students' own work place cooperation; external case projects for a commissioner
Through the contacts of the international student group; international examples and materials
5 credits equals 135 h of student's work. Mostly as individual and group work, as two contact sessions cover 7 + 3 = 10 hours. Pre-assignment approximately 15 h, Media coverage assignment in-between contact sessions 5 h, Business development assignment in teams or in pairs 100 h (incl. information search).
The course includes a pre-assignment; a reading assignment (one academic journal article from a given list, and a reflective post on a discussion forum in the course Moodle) will be introduced in Moodle in December '21, and the deadline is the 10th of Jan '22.
Introductory lectures and a kick-off of group work process on 12th Jan at 9-16.
Group work with check points informed in Moodle.
A mid-way assignments deals with media coverage; the student finds and introduces 2-3 news articles related to one's business development topic; to be introduced in Moodle and on the first contact session in January.
Final joint session on the 6th of Apr at 9-12. The students present and pitch their circular economy and risk management related business concepts. As the final assignment, the students will deliver a self reflection by 10th of April. In between the contact days, the students will prepare a group work assignment. According to the current guidelines, the joint sessions take place at the Main Campus.
Within the contact session exercises and the group work, the students tackle circular economy based cases and enhance their understanding and experience in the field of risk management, circular economy and business development. Key methods and tools deal with development and business design as well as creative idea generation and problem solving.
The student has not completed the assignments in accordance with the given guidelines.
The student has completed the assignments, but the scope and discussion concerning the topic is narrow and superficial. The participation in group assignments, workshops and web discussions is partial and not constructive.
The student has completed the assignments and has taken into account multiple points of view on the issues showing awareness of their inter-connections. In group assignments, the student has shown openness to the ideas expressed by the other participants, but engagement has varied during the course.
The student has completed the tasks with obvious dedication. The student has discussed the cases analytically and constructively both in individual assignments and group discussions. The student has shown active interest and engagement throughout the course.