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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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TERKAN4 Project Planning and Management 4 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Public Health
Person in charge
Anne Konu
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Health Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012

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

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

Lectures, problem-based tasks in the Moodle, individual learning, writing the project plans in pairs, evaluation of other students’ project plans by means of guided discussions in the Moodle

Teaching language


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
In Finnish
In English

Each task has to be completed and students are expected to take part in discussions in the discussion area. The project plan has to fulfill the criteria of a proper project plan.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

The project plan will be evaluated pass/fail; the Moodle discussions will be evaluated: has taken part / has not taken part in the discussions.

Study materials

Announced in the Teaching schedule 2014-15.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Health Sciences