Information Technology Program summer studies

Complete 24 ECTS over the summer, solve real-life digital business challenges, and gain a unique skillset in information technologies, digital platforms or service design. Aalto ITP is an international and multi-disciplinary summer program taught at the School of Business.
Information Technology Program (ITP)
The future is made this summer - Information Technology Program (ITP), 24 ECTS, Aalto University School of Business

Specialise in one of the three tracks

Deepen your understanding of information technologies, service design and digital platforms within one of the specialisation tracks.

Digital & Interactive Ecosystems (DIE)

Digital & Interactive Ecosystems (DIE)

The track aims at providing students with an understanding of basic methods, techniques and tools for managing digital platforms and ecosystems. This concentration area focuses on digital marketing platforms, content marketing, digitalisation, monetisation business models, hands-on-work using a variety of digital marketing and analytics tools and strategic decisions related to digital marketing strategies.

  1. Platforms and Ecosystems (47C59300), 6 ECTS
  2. Web and Mobile Analytics (47C59200), 6 ECTS
  3. Digital Marketing Strategies (47C59000), 6 ECTS
  4. Business Project (47C48000), 6 ECTS
Information Technology Program / Information & Service Business (ISB)

Information & Service Business (ISB)

The track is designed to provide students with a clear understanding of ICT consulting and business models, new digital business opportunities and the information ecosystem. The courses and business projects students are working on during the summer are focusing on the current ICT trends, big data, IoT, data driven decision making, mobile business, disrupting technologies and usability.

  1. Managing Software and Service Business (47C58200), 6 ECTS

  2. Achieving Strategic Advantage 
Through Distributed Technologies (47C52000), 6 ECTS

  3. Data Driven Decision Making (47C58600), 6 ECTS

  4. Business Project (47C48000), 6 ECTS

Information Technology Program / Strategy & Experience Design (SED)

Strategy & Experience Design (SED)

The track is designed to provide students with an understanding of basic methods for producing and designing digital media products and services, concept and design processes, and strategic decisions related to digital media. The courses and business projects conducted during the summer are focusing on strategic design processes, user experience design and visual prototyping in digital services.

  1. Strategic Design (47C58300), 6 ECTS
  2. User Experience Design (47C58400), 6 ECTS
  3. Prototyping & Implementation (47C58500), 6 ECTS
  4. Business Project (47C48000), 6 ECTS
Information Technology Program (ITP)

Information Technology Program (ITP)

Aalto University Information Technology Program (ITP) brings students together from diverse backgrounds and all around the world to solve digital business problems. ITP enables students to combine business, design and technological perspectives, making it an ever-changing and valuable education module. ITP prepares students for a future of data-driven and evidence-based decision making in the digital economy.

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FAQ: Information Technology Program

We have collected some useful answers to frequently asked questions. They are divided into two section based on their relevance: FAQs that most likely interest Students/Applicants, and FAQs that more likely awake interest in Collaborating Companies.

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Aalto University Otaniemi Campus in Summer / Photo by Aalto University, Mikko Raskinen

Aalto Summer

Care to change the society, develop an innovation – or a whole new industry? Get started by signing up for one of the courses at Aalto Summer 2019. Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business.

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A team of students designed a user-centric dashboard for Bank of Finland IT

The ITP project was a part of the Bank of Finland’s IT transition process.


For more information, contact:

Heini-Maari Kemppainen

Heini-Maari Kemppainen

Department of Information and Service Economy
Program Manager
Laura Sivula

Laura Sivula

Information Technology Program (ITP)
Program Director
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