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FITech Summer Boost 2021: Strategic project management

Individual course

Looking for something totally new to study next summer? Apply for FITech Summer Boost 2021!

This year, our theme is strategic project management. FITech Summer Boost presents the most current topics and experts of the field on seven online lectures throughout the summer.

This course focuses on advanced topics of project management from the strategic viewpoint and value creation perspective. Responsibility and sustainability in projects and project networks with different collaboration models are also covered. The course provides in-depth understanding on these themes and the related topics mentioned in the course content.

Common course themes are:

  • Project value creation and cooperation models
  • Responsibility and sustainability in projects and project networks with measures
  • Strategic project management and long-term value creation

The online lectures will be organised between 31 May and 21 June, on Mondays and Thursdays at 3–6 pm.

Preliminary schedule for the lectures:

Date Main themes
31.5. Project value creation and valuation with uncertainty and project management viewpoint
3.6. Scheduling and time challenges in a complex project environment
7.6. Corporate responsibility and sustainability in project business
10.6. Buying projects in project networks
14.6. Project sales and marketing: focus on private as well as public stakeholders
17.6. Strategic projects, capabilities and long-term value creation for companies and societies
21.6. Collaborative project delivery models: challenges for implementation and application to industrial context


This course is organised in collaboration with Åbo Akademi, University of Oulu and Tampere University.

Further information about the course

Aalto University
Tero Haahtela

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Monica Sandberg, Student services specialist
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Technical studies
Industrial engineering and management,
Course code:
0 €
Teaching period:
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
Aalto University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
General prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of project management (e.g. IE00BT38 or IE00BT39) or previous experience on project management.
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