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Practical Training 2 (15 cr)

Code: MWMHW200-3004

General information


01.08.2023 - 31.07.2024


28.08.2023 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery



School of Business

Teaching languages

  • English

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management


  • Riitta Koivisto


  • MTM21S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM20S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM22S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM19S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management


The student develops into a responsible specialist with inner entrepreneurship. He/she can describe the management principles and methods of the practical training place. He/she serves in responsible duties promoting his/her own career plan. He/she recognises operational targets for development at the practical training place and can implement a jointly planned development project. He/she recognises his/her own professional strengths and development targets as well as sets goals for the development of his/her own competence before and after the practical training. The practical training guides the student’s career plans in the field and generates preconditions for his/her employment.


Reflection of own competence and professional development. Goals for practical training and career development. International opportunities in the field. Setting the goals for the development of his/her competence in line with the career plan. Small development project during the practical training. Practical training agreement and report.

Teaching methods

Practical Training info, assignments and learning at workplace.
Guidance during practical training and employer's feedback.

International connections

Information on the international possibilities for practical training and the grant application process are introduced at the Practical Training Info. The info is compulsory for all.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

See Study Guide on recognition on prior learning (

If you have previous work experience from the tourism and hospitality field that meets the learning goals of PT2, you can apply for accreditation via the Recognition of informal Learning process. You can discuss this possibility with your Career Tutor during your Personal Learning Plan discussions. You can find the instructions and the form in the Study Guide. Choose the form Recognition of Prior Learning

Return the following documents to the Practical Training Coordinator:
1. the application form (
2. the relevant work certificates and
3. your own description and assessment of your competencies based on work experience (c. 2 pages, doesn't have to be a report)

Student workload

The course work equals to 405h of student work as follows:
Participation in Info sessions and the application process for the placement (5h)
Actual practical training (364h)
Meeting/discussion with PT coordinator during traineeship (1h)
Practical training report (30h)
Vlog or blog (5 h)

Content scheduling

Practical training info session in November
Practical training abroad info session in February
Practical training is completed after the second year studies or later on.

Further information

Self-evaluation: evaluating and analysing own skills and their development in the the report and vlog/blog.
Practical training coordinator's feedback during the PT
Continuous feedback and final evaluation at the workplace from the PT supervisor

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Assessment methods are based on learning objectives. Assessment is qualitative, based on a criteria and the student's self-assessment plays an important role in it.


Practical training 1