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Towards Well-being at Work

Towards Well-being at Work

Code: PHY8LF001
Extent: 3 ECTS (81h )
Timing: semester 3rd - 7th
Language: English
Level: Professional studies
Type: Elective

Prerequisites

None

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student

  • is able to understand the importance of work ability as a part of well-being

  • will find exercising as a part of his/her life and is able to plan her/his personal fitness program

  • is able to pay attention to ergonomics and breaks at work

  • knows relaxation as a way to control stress

  • has enhanced his/her HH3S competences as applicable to the course.

Course contents

During the course each student will find out the factors, which affect his/her work-ability. The students will plan his or her own physical fitness program, as well as complete it and report on its success.

  • Workability knowledge and skills

  • Relaxation and stretching 

  • Various physical exercises 

  • Independent exercise

  • Independent assignment

Cooperation with the business community

Guest speaker or company visit.

International dimension

Multinational student groups.

Teaching and learning methods

Contact lessons and team work
Independent studies, including course assignment,
The independent studies involve independent exercise and a personal assignment.
The assessment of one’s own learning

Accreditation of prior learning

Accreditation of prior learning (APL) is observed on the course according to separate instructions.

Teacher with the main responsibility for the course

Päivi Käri-Zein

Course materials

Materials will be announced at the beginning of the course.
http://www.ttl.fi/en/Pages/default.aspx
http://www.ukkinstituutti.fi/en/

Assessment criteria

Grade/Learning outcomes

1 (Min. 40%
competence level)
3 (Min. 70%
competence level)
5 (Min. 90%
competence level)
Knowledge The student has a limited understanding of the key theories, concepts and the principles of personal well-being. The student has some understanding of the key theories, concepts and the principles of personal well-being. The student has a good understanding of the  theories, concepts and principles of personal well-being.
Skills The student has a limited capability of analyzing his /her work ability and is not motivated to improve it. The student is independently capable of analyzing some of the effects of work ability and is motivated at some level to improve her/his work ability. The student is independently capable of analyzing the effects and opportunities for work ability and is highly motivated to improve his / her work ability.
Competence The student poorly applies some of the tools and principles planning her /his own exercise program and in assessing work-ability. The student shows poor service and sales orientation as required by the HH3S policy. The student is able to relatively independently apply the basic tools and principles planning her /his own exercise program and in assessing work ability. The student shows good service and sales orientation as required by the HH3S policy. The student is able to independently and professionally apply tools and principles planning her/his own exercise program and in assessing work-ability. The student is able to improve well-being as part of the company policy. The student shows excellent service and sales orientation as required by the HH3S policy.

Modes of assessment and their weights

Minimum grade of 1 required for both targets
Attendance: Active and purposeful contribution to class activities 50%
Personal assignment 50%

The assessment of one's own learning does not influence the course grade. The assignment is the same for all courses/modules and the answers will also be used for course/module development. The assignment is completed on an E-form.