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Practical Training 2 (15 cr)

Code: MWMHW200-3005

General information


01.08.2024 - 31.07.2025


26.08.2024 - 31.07.2025

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.

Location and time

Info sessions at Jamk main campus at a later announced times.
The timing of working in an external organization depends on your studies and personal situations.

Teaching methods

You will receive an information of practical training process during the info sessions, and in addition, you will independently familiarize yourself with the learning objectives and required tasks. You will go through the recruitment process (job-searching, CV, application texts, interview, etc.) and find a practical training placement independently. You will work in external organization with the guidelines of the working place and have a learning diary to assess your own learning process. You will report and evaluate the learning process and create a blog/vlog of your practical training.

You will have an opportunity for guidance of the Practical Training Coordinator, mainly in weekly organized Tutoring Pop-Ups.

Employer connections

You will work 365 hours in the tourism industry.

International connections

You have an opportunity to implement the course abroad. You will receive more information during the info session.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

If you have strong experience from the tourism and hospitality field that meets the learning goals of the course, you have opportunity to apply for accreditation. Discuss this possibility with your career tutor during your Personal Learning Plan (PLP) discussion. You will receive more information of the accreditation during the info session.

Student workload

The 405 hours are divided into three parts:
- 20 hours for familiarizing yourself with the course and looking for an internship (including info sessions);
- 365 hours of working in an external organization, and;
- 20 hours of reflecting, reporting and evaluating your own learning.

Depending on your previous experience and documents of job-searching, the first part of the course may require you to prepare the application materials.

Content scheduling

The first part is orientation (receiving information and looking for a placement), the main part is working in the organization and have a learning diary, and finally, you will report and assess your learning with the course assignments.

Further information

To pass the course, you verify with a self-assessment that you have completed the learning objective of the course.

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