Curricula Guides

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The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
FUTS2244 Career Management 2 ECTS
Organised by
Futures Studies
Person in charge
Johanna Ollla, Eija Koskivaara (GITM-program), Johanna Kärki (FUTU-program), Birgitta Sandberg (GIM-program)
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X X X X

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to develop understanding of futures orientation, personal futures and personal career management. The students will develop and diversify their skills in multidisciplinary problem solving, teamwork and professional skills. They will learn to recognize and create opportunities based on acquired knowledge and experiences. The students will learn how to transfer their theoretical knowledge into skills. The students will develop their professional skills by the use simulations, assignments and commissions.


The course consists of personal futures orientation, career
simulation and planning. A work-life simulation tool is used to support personal futures planning both in orientation and kick-out sessions. The students will have the opportunity to take part in various projects that give them opportunities to work with real-life cases, assignments and commissions.

Teaching methods

Simulations, group work, tutoring sessions

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Portfolio and Agreement with teacher

Participation in course orientation and kick-out sessions, portfolio The students will be expected to participate in the course orientation and a minimum of one other module. The students will collect a portfolio from the work concluded throughout the course. The portfolio will consist of: all of the work concluded during the course, personal reflections, a recently updated plan that analyses the student's possibilities to pursue their program related career and the reports of the work-life simulations done during the course. The portfolio will be returned to the program coordinator.



Recommended year of study

1. year autumn
1. year spring
2. year autumn
2. year spring

Study materials

Articles and other material defined by the contact persons.

Further information

Restricted attendance! FUTU-, GITM-, and GIM-students are given priority.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Optional courses (Futures Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Turku School of Economics
Common Studies
Finnish Study Modules
Tourism Business
Finance and Investments
Responsible Business
Brand Management
Baltic Sea Business & Society
Business and Innovation Development
Sustainable Development
Law and Economics
MDP in Futures Studies (MA)
Futures Studies (Field of Business)
General Studies