XYHH4001 Project management module (3 ECTS) (3 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:


Course description

The course focuses on providing students with opportunities to work in multilingual teams towards a common goal. Through independent and groupwork the students will further develop their confidence in and understanding of interacting in multilingual teams and comprehend the fundamentals of project management. The course also aims to advance students’ readiness to use and further develop various language resources.

Core content

· multilingual group work practice

· project management

· feedback interaction in teamwork settings

· utilizing all language resources to further develop students’ proficiency

· tools for further adjusting students’ communication

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module, students are expected to be able to

· develop their confidence to interact in a multilingual context.

· recognize and articulate their own expertise in order to work as a part of an effective multilingual team.

· make use of the groups’ full multilingual repertoire in the research process.

· collect and utilize feedback to develop their decision making, problem solving and argumentation skills.

· understand the fundamental elements of project management, including time management, self-motivation, and group communication

Compulsory prerequisites

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
The course requires participation in contact teaching. Teaching methods may include lectures, workshops, student presentations, project work, group discussions, individual or small group tutorials and feedback sessions, etc. Collaborative and individual work is required.
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Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
English, Finnish