JSBP2002 Creating Careers (1 cr)

Study level:
Basic studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024



Better understanding of the mechanisms of modern working life and developing knowledge and skills required when searching for work? The course gives basic information on employment, search for work and working life. The themes of the lectures include, for example, the Finnish working culture, internship, employment and self-employment, writing of a CV and the productization of student’s own competences. Participants can select lectures from the course programme according to personal interests.

Completion methods

Participation in six lectures and/or workshops that can be selected freely from the course programme, and a final essay.

Assessment details

Participation in six lectures and/or workshops and a final essay. .

Learning outcomes

Skills targets: After the course the student is able to do the following:
• Recognize the practices and rules of Finnish working life
• Recognize one’s own skills and describe them to others
• Manage the job-hunting process from writing job applications to job interviews
• See entrepreneurship as an employment opportunity.

The achievement of skills targets may vary according to the lectures the student selects from the course programme.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (1 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
No published teaching