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TERKAN4 Project Planning and Management 5 op
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Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Public Health
Person in charge
Announced in the teaching schedule
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
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Curricula 2012 – 2015


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

General description

An introductory course in project planning and management.

Learning outcomes

After the course a student is able to:
• identify public health issues which are suitable for project work
• evaluate the need for a project in its operational environment
• plan the aims, the phases and implementation of a project
• plan a rough budget for a project
• map out a communication plan for a project
• plan how to evaluate the impact of a project
• identify possible risks before implementing a project
• produce a written project plan
• manage a small scale project
• evaluate public health projects


• planning a project and writing a project plan
• phases, implementation (action plan), budget and risk analysis of a project
• managing a project
• project communication and reporting
• project evaluation

Teaching methods

Web course, Moodle

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
In English
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Web course, Moodle  Participation in course work 
In English
Further information 
  • An optional introductory lecture
  • problem-based tasks in the Moodle
  • individual learning
  • writing project plans in pairs
  • evaluation of other students’ project plans by means of guided discussions in the Moodle

• Each task has to be completed
• students are expected to take part in discussions in the moodle
• project plan has to fulfill the criteria of a proper project plan

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

The project plan and the Moodle discussions will be evaluated pass/fail.

Study materials

Announced in the teaching schedule.

Further information

Every other year.

Belongs to following study modules

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Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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