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Business IT Project

Business IT Project

Code: PRO4TF022
Scope: 10 ECTS (270 h)
Timing: Fifth Semester
Language:  English
Course level: Profile studies
Course type: Elective

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student understands the IT development process in regards to a real Business/ICT project.


The student will participate as a team member or project leader in a project in one of the following main focus areas:

  • Integrated Systems and Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Accounting and Controlling
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics

The type and purpose of the project is generally based on a commission and could be containing:

  • Process development and/or testing
  • Process modelling and design
  • System/Version upgrade
  • Data migration and/or Data management
  • Reporting and Analytics
  • Training and User support

Starting Level and linkage with other courses

The student must have passed the courses Orientation to Business and ICT and Business Operations, and have successfully passed at least one of the following courses Business Process Management, SAP ERP 1, SAP ERP 2. Managing CRM Processes, SCM in Business and Business Intelligence or similar courses in other degree programs.


Accepted course is evaluated with grades 1 to 5.

Grade 1
The student has participated in the project but the individual contribution is minor and/or the quality of the deliverables is not or barely fulfilling the target.

Grade 3
The student has well participated in the project and the individual contribution is on a good level with timely and qualitative deliverables.

Grade 5
The student has been a key member of the project and the individual contribution has clearly had a great impact on the project outcome.

Working life connections

The target is to use real life business cases.


International materials and examples may be used on the course

Learning methods

  • Team and individual work based on a project plan
  • Self and peer assessment
  • Project assessment

Responsible teacher(s)

Jarmo Harmonen
Ralf Rehn