Scope: 3 cr (81 h)
Timing: 1st semester
Level: Professional studies
Upon completion of the module, the student is able to
• be competent user of Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Prezi
• produce professional documents and presentation both in Microsoft Word and Power Point
• produce Excel spreadsheets
• understand and work with Excel spreadsheets
• effectively perform and express in the standard way the basic mathematical functions of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
• understand and produce basic business mathematical formulas such as percentages, yields, etc.
• understand the basics of the ICT needed to implement the outcomes listed above
This course will involve the following activities
• Working with and understanding Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Prezi
• Learning how to use Microsoft Office templates
• Doing exercises involving basics of Microsoft Office
• Creation of assignment templates for Word and PowerPoint
• Working with and understanding Excel spreadsheets
• Doing exercises involving the basic mathematical functions
• Applying the basic mathematical functions to spreadsheets
• Working with standard business calculations such as percentages, yields, etc.
• Getting an overview through practical exercises as to how these things all interrelate
Starting level and linkage with other modules
Basic level of English comprehension
The module is evaluated on a scale excellent (5), very good (4), good (3), satisfactory (2), fair (1), fail (0). The assessment criteria is presented on a scale 1 - 3 - 5.
Assessment components and their respective weights:
The student had as passing understanding of the mathematical and technical skills needed for managers and can to some degree understand and produce the relevant information, but with a fair number of errors.
The student had as good understanding of the mathematical and technical skills needed for managers and can understand and produce the relevant information effectively, although with some errors.
The student has an excellent understanding of the mathematical and technical skills needed for managers and can effectively understand and produce the relevant information with few or no errors.
Working life connections
No direct cooperation with specific organizations, but the skills learned are applicable by managers in any organization
Strong focus on the mathematical skills needed by managers, as well as the mathematical and technical skills needed to implement them effectively.
Focus on how to become competent user of Microsoft Office.
Assessing one´s own learning is a compulsory part of the module.
Pekka Heikkilä, Haaga
Violeta Salonen, Haaga