”Just join the training! Great experiences and networking on it’s way :)”
”If you are interested in the training, ready to learn new and to commit to the project, apply! The journey is not easy, but you learn a lot, and in the end it is worth it. “
”Project Aces gives you the opportunity to develop the skills the employers value, e.g. project and time management skills, and communication skills!”
”The training is a good experience in working life. The schedules are, depending on the team, easy to adjust to other studies or part-time work. I recommend the training especially to students who consider career as a consultant, reagrdless of the field or industry.”
”The training is a good way to network and to find opportunities to cooperate multidisciplinarily.”
”Project Aces allows you to find new dimensions in your competence. You can develop your professional competence and lear new skills and approaches.”
Are you looking for opportunities to learn skills for the working life? Do you want to build up your competence by executing a real-life project? Join the Project Aces!
The training programme is usually organized once a year. Unfortunately the programme is not organized in 2021.
What is included?
In Project Aces project management is practised through executing a genuine client project in a multidisciplinary and international team of 3-6 students. During the programme the team first familiarizes with the project assigment and the client, makes a project plan, executes the project and, last but not least, presents the project results to the client and to other participants.
The clients represent the local business, NGOs and public organisations. The project can include e.g. event planning and management, concept planning, developing marketing, communication or logistics, or product development. The results of the project can include development plans, reports, demos or events. Some of the projects are in English.
The projects are published to the attendees after the application process.
The programme includes training days for all student teams. It is important the students participate in the meetings, they support succesful execution of the project. The joint meetings are in English.
Each team has a coach who helps the team to get further with the project. Team and the coach meet on training days and otherwise during the programme.
Team also sets appointments and works on it’s own and with the client during the programme.
Duration of training and the work load
The Project Aces programme is carried out during 3 months. The estimated work load per student is 135 hours over the given period. Participation in the programme does not require full-time commitment; it can be done along with other studies or with part-time job. Still, students should keep in mind that the project work must be reserved enough time and commitment is essential.
Who can participate?
The programme is aimed at undergraduate and master level students of the higher education institutions of Turku, and for recent graduates. For undergraduates, two years of succesful studies is recommended. Also foreign degree students and exchange students are welcome, if they are in Turku during the time span of the training.
The extent of the training is 5 ETCS credits / 135 hours. The Project Aces training grants the students a certificate after they have completed the training.
Unfortunately the programme is not organized in 2021.