”We participated the Project Aces with the aim of exploiting the students’ fresh ideas. The objectives of the project were fully met, and the editors have been pleased with the results.”
Salla Lehto, Research Manager at newspaper Turun Sanomat
Is your business or organisation in need for new approach for development? Would you like to take advantage of the competence of the students in higher education? Offer a project for the Project Aces students!
We are looking for new projects for our student teams to tackle. The projects are agreed with the clients by mid-October 2018. The student teams work from November 2018 until March 2019.
Contact us, and we can discuss your ideas and need, and design a suitable project for the students!
What is the Project Aces?
Project Aces is a working life simulation for the students of the higher education institutions of Turku, which offers to learn the project management basics through a client projec. The students execute the project in multidisciplinary, and also international, teams of 3-5 students.
The client projects tackle the development challenges of local businesses and other organisations, or produce new ideas to planning and executing development work.
Answers to practical questions
Projects shouls be genuine development tasks, that benefit the business or organisation in question. The students execute the project farely independently. Students sign a non-disclosure agreement.
Businesses, public sector organisations and NGOs can be clients for the Project Aces.
What is required?
The client should reserve adequatly time to introduce the students to the project and to support their work. This ensures the high quality of project results.