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Strategic Project Knowledge (master's degree),
5 cr, online

The course is suitable e.g. for those who have completed bachelor's degree, who aim to get a master's degree and for those who need more knowledge.
Student is capable to develop organisation's project activities in a target-oriented way by taking into consideration the strategy and changes occurring in the operating environment. Student can support projects' success in own work community and act as developer of project teams' know-how. Student knows agile project management's benefits. Student can take into consideration challenges and opportunities in international project co-operation.
  • Strategic view on projects
  • Projects as tool for change management
  • Project working skills
  • Project management
  • Internationalization and projects
You will find more information about the contents of the course here.
Methods and requirements

Independent and / or group learning in the Moodle learning environment. E - learning assignments. The course is possible to start at  7th of January 2020 and it lasts until 31st of May 2020. Deadline for preliminary submitting of assignment is 30.4.2020.

E-materials, e-services and e-learning environments are widely used in studies at Savonia. Therefore you should have a laptop of your own.
Study fees, enrolment and cancellation
The Open University of Applied Sciences study fee of one course (5 cr) is 75 euros, tuition fee of 6 months is 125 euros and tuition fee of 12 months is 250 euros. In some courses, there may be other costs (eg. material costs), see here study fees.
The enrolment period closes on 28 February 2020 at 23:59. Your enrolment is binding and studying places will be filled in the order of enrolment. An invoice will be sent to your email address. By paying the invoice on the due date at the latest you confirm that you accept the study place. If you fail to pay in time, you lose your study place.
In case you cancel your enrolment later or choose not to continue your studies, the fees you have paid are not returned to you. However, you can spend the fees on other Open Studies at Savonia UAS.
Study grants
Studying in the Open UAS does not entitle you to a study grant or other student benefits or discounts. In case you intend to study unemployed, please make sure in the local employment office (TE-toimisto) your livelihood situation before you begin your studies.
More information about the content and implementation
Teacher: Ari Jääskeläinen, email: ari.jaaskelainen(at)
Concerning questions on enrolment, please contact: avoinamk(at)
Savonia Open UAS reserves the right to make changes.