Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

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

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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
FUTS3256 FUTUS5 Futures Case Evaluation 8 ECTS
Organised by
Futures Studies
Person in charge
Katriina Siivonen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X
2015–2016 X
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

Students are able to compare various cases based on futures research methods. Students are able to critically evaluate given cases by drawing conclusions and restructuring the logics and contents. Students are able to work as a group in the evaluation process. Students are capable to evaluate and summarize futures cases from the beginning to the conclusions.


This course will give students ability to apply futures studies methods in various case studies. Students will be provided material of different case studies done at the Finland Futures Research Centre such as future of security, green care, hybrid organisations, rural strategy, transport, food, and global futures map. On the basis of these as well as other given additional material students will make a case study of a given topic in groups.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 16 h 0 h
Group work

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English

The course is divided into two parts. The first part is a written exam based on the collection of reports and articles (3cr). The second part is an extensive case evaluation report on a specific case executed in groups as well as a group presentation and discussion of the written report (5cr).


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

1st year

Study materials

A collection of current reports and articles.


Belongs to following study modules

Finland Futures Research Centre
Futures Studies: courses lectured in English (Futures Studies (Field of Business))
Turku School of Economics
Futures Studies: courses lectured in English (Futures Studies (Field of Business))
Turku School of Economics
Obligatory courses (Futures Studies)
Finland Futures Research Centre
Obligatory advanced courses (Futures Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Finland Futures Research Centre
MDP in Futures Studies (MA)
Futures Studies (Field of Business)