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811365A Project I, 7 ECTS cr 
Code 811365A  Validity 01.08.2011 -
Name Project I  Abbreviation Project I 
Scope7 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3259 Information Processing Science 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Information Processing Science DP 

Antti Siirtola 

ECTS Credits 

7 ECTS credits/201hours of work

Language of instruction 



Timing: 3 rd year, autumn and spring semester, periods 2–4


Learning outcomes 

After completing the course, the student:

•    Can apply the theory of working in a project and project management into practice;
•    Can function as a member of a project team;
•    Can communicate appropriately with the stakeholders of the project by using both written and spoken language;
•    Can apply the experience gained from the design, implementation and testing of the delivered solution for future software and/or research projects.



The course contains practical work in a project commissioned by a software company or an academic research project. Within the topics of project development, the following are dealt with during the course: the project as a way of working, project planning, project implementation and ending the project.

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face (project teaching)

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 1h, project work 200h.

Target group 


Prerequisites and co-requisites 

“Project Management Principles” (811311A).  Also check the prerequisites for working within a project from the prerequisites of the aforementioned course description.

Recommended optional programme components 



Recommended or required reading 

Material from the previous project courses, in addition a project manual within the course www-space.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Assessment methods: The student must work toward the completion of the project tasks for the required amount of time.


pass / fail


Person responsible 

Jouni Lappalainen

Working life cooperation 

Yes, the students work with the topics ordered by customer organisations, while simulating as authentically as possible the software development within a real working environment.


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