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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Code: MET2SD004

Extent: 5 ECTS

Timing: Semesters 4 & 5

Language: English

Level: Professional studies

Type: Compulsory  


Starting level and linkage with other courses:

Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Information Collection and Analysis


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

  • Analytical thinking
  • Argumentation and reasoning skills


Cooperation with the business community

The capabilities are assessed as a part of the real-life working projects and processes.


Teacher(s) responsible

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


Course materials