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Event Production Project (10 cr)

Code: TO00BX18-3001

General information


28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022


31.01.2023 - 05.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Virtual proportion

4 op

RDI proportion

4 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning


Laurea Leppävaara

Teaching languages

  • English


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Laurea täydentävä osaaminen, amk-tutkinto (TOP2), Palvelualat
  • Complementary Competence, bachelor’s studies in English (CCM2), Services


  • Heidi Vähänikkilä
  • Kaija Meriläinen

Teacher in charge

Kaija Meriläinen


  • TOP222SY
    Täydentävä osaaminen (amk-tutkinto), S22, Palvelualat
  • CCM222SY
    Complementary competence (bachelor’s studies), S22, Services


The student is able to:
- plan and establish an customer oriented event
- manage event process successfully
- evaluate and measure event process on different perspectives (aims, economic efficiency, functionality, customer satisfaction) and create new improvement ideas

Teaching methods

This study unit is a practical study unit conserning event planning and establishing.
Study unit has two different implementation, students will have a chance to choose either one. (Exception: plan A is not open for exchange students but only for Laurea's Finnish and English degree students).
Plan A: Implementation is a joined study unit with BUAS, NL; InHolland, NL; Vives, BE and LapinAMK, FI. Studies are online studies called Pressure cookers and a week intensive exchange period at Vives Belgium. This option will have some expences also for students to pay themselves.

Plan B) Students will help to organize international swimming competition called Swim Meet 23. Students plan and establish certain parts of competition at Mäkelänrinne pool, Helsinki.

Learning materials and recommended literature

Materials listed at Canvas online learning platform.

Alternative completion methods of implementation

According to Laurea's policy. Check details students Intranet.

Co-operation with working life and/or RDI

Plan A: City of Kortrijk, Belgium and some local organizations.
Plan B: Aquatics Finland

Important dates

You must be present at first meeting. (Check more details of Laurea's Policy from Intranet).
Plan A: Intensive week at Belgium 21st April to 28th April.
Plan B: Swim meet event at Mäkelänrinne swimming pool 7th April to 9th April.

Students workload

We will check together at first meeting.

Content and scheduling

Plan A: Five (5) Pressure cookers 8 hours each from 10 to 18 + intensive week
Plan B: Regular guidance meeings with teachers, lots of independent team work + event.

Grading scale