URAA1011 Demola-project (5–10 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
University Services
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024



Participation to a Demola project, building a prototype/demo together with a multidisciplinary team including company member(s), co-creation with other teams and a client. Coaching events (e.g. agile development, concept development, presentation, service design, productization).

Completion methods

Face-to-face learning and distance learning, project work with a multidisciplinary team with a client, coaching meetings.

Assessment details

Completion of all items of assessment, outcome of the project to be approved by the project client.

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student is able to participate in a professional role in a development team that creates an innovation or a prototype of a product or service using agile development practices, design and research methods.

Student also understands though experience challenges and benefits of multidisciplinary teams and begins to develop required team working skills as the course comprises of an assignment carried out by a group of students having different backgrounds and skill sets.

Student learns how to use various innovation methods, and understands how to develop further an idea or a concept developed.

By writing a project report the student will learn to summarize, rationalize and explain the findings and ideas developed during the project.

Oral presentation skills will also be learned as the students present and explain their findings in a project presentation.

Additional information

Important to notice!
* In order to be able to participate to the course, you need to apply and to be accepted to a Demola team (see: https://www.demola.net/jyvaskyla)
* You enroll both to Demola and to the Demola project course
* Before the project begins, please contact the responsible teacher of your own field
* Depending on your work amount, you can get 5-10 cr from the Demola Project

Description of prerequisites

2nd or 3rd year of studies

Study materials

All materials to be provided during the project by Demola facilitators.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (5–10 cr)

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