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Professional Learning and Development Strategies

Professional Learning and Development Strategies

Code: SLF1SD004

Extent: 6 ECTS

Timing: Semesters 4 & 5

Language: English

Level: Basic studies  

Type: Compulsory  

Starting level and linkage with other courses:

Personal Learning Profile, Personal Learning and Development Strategies


Learning outcomes

The student extends the awareness of one’s characteristics in respect to working life demands. The student is able to understand the requirements of the working life organization at the individual level. The student also becomes familiar with the strategies in recruiting and developing personnel in sports organizations. Based on the professional development profile, the student is able to use appropriate strategies in further developing the individual capabilities and related networks.

Course contents

  • Self-leadership & personal and professional development
  • Analysis of the working life requirements
  • Professional development strategies

Cooperation with the business community

The course is completed in co-operation with the work placement organizations.

International dimension


Recognition of prior learning (RPL)


Teacher(s) responsible

Teacher tutors; Markus Arvaja, Pasi Mustonen, Tomi Paalanen, Mika Vähälummukka

Course materials