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Starting a Successful Career (1 cr)

Code: YY00BN54-3079

General information


22.05.2023 - 28.05.2023


01.08.2023 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 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
- continuously develop their competences
- look into further study opportunities available
- describe their own competence and build a professional profile for the job market
- make good use of different employment opportunities
- understand the key labour legislation principles in their field and comply with them
- promote their well-being at work in order to cope with the workload

Teaching methods

This course is a part of the From a Student to a Professional study unit which consists of 3 modules which includes:

YY00BN52 Study Skills and Professional Orientation
YY00BN53 Professional Development
YY00BN54 Starting a Successful Career

The study unit consists of online materials delivered through the Canvas platform. These contain information about the assignments and group sessions.

Learning materials and recommended literature

All materials will be delivered through Canvas and MSTeams

Important dates

The course is available already in Canvas. Please refer to the regular Canvas workspace for your tutoring assignments.

Students workload

5 ECTS = 135 hours of student work.

Content and scheduling

See Canvas

Grading scale


Evaluation methods and criteria

Evaluation methods and criteria are given in Canvas.

Further information

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