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Professional Development (2 cr)

Code: YY00BN53-3073

General information


23.05.2022 - 29.05.2022


01.08.2022 - 31.07.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Laurea Leppävaara, liko


Laurea Leppävaara

Teaching languages

  • English


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Service Business Management (HMA), Laurea Leppävaara


  • Sebastian King
  • Kirsi Maste

Teacher in charge

Sebastian King


  • HMA221SN
    Degree Programme in Service Business Management, daytime studies, S21, Leppävaara


The student is able to
- create a personal career plan
- look into employment opportunities and prerequisites for entrepreneurship in their own field
- build and utilize professional networks
- describe their own competence, apply for jobs in the field and understand the significance of social media in the job seeking process
- anticipate future trends in the job market and their likely impact on their career
- promote personal well-being

Teaching methods

Two meetings per term on the Leppävaara Campus, one PSP discussion with Personal Tutor on the campus or online according to agreement.

Learning materials and recommended literature

All study materials are available in Canvas

Alternative completion methods of implementation

By agreement with the instructor

Students workload

This study unit is equivalent to a maximum of 54 hours of work as it is a two-credit study unit. The workload is divided evenly between the autumn and spring terms.

Grading scale


Evaluation criteria, approved/failed

The student submits the required assignments, takes part in meetings and in two PSP discussions.
If the student fails to meet any of the set pass criteria, the study unit is graded fail.

Further information

The learning outcomes are assessed by using level 1 of Laurea's common assessment criteria.