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Course Description

Code4 WUS8050
NameSpecialization Project
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe main objective is to deepen professional knowledge and skills and to further develop project management, customer and business co-operation and documentation skills as well as communication skills needed in presentations and negotiations. The aim of the course is also to develop the use of professional English language in a practical context.
ContentThe course is divided into the following steps
- setting up project teams
- searching for projects and negotiating with companies
- drawing up the contracts and designing the project plans
- practical implementation of the project
- presentation of the project results to the other groups and to the contracting company
- termination of the project

The topic of the specialization project may be related to the design, development or improvement of the energy efficiency of any energy producing or consuming device or system.

The results of the project are documented and reported in English.
RequirementsContact and online teaching, independent study.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialThe instructions concerning the practical implementation of the project are distributed through Moodle. Each group acquires material related to the project topic through a literature review.
Other Considerations
ContactHuhtinen Markku, Huusari Satu


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