School of Business

Information Technology Program (ITP)

Aalto University Information Technology Program (ITP) is a summer minor program (24 ECTS) that 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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ITP Summer is hard work and a lot of fun. Picture: Petri Anttila.

Hey you, student or company representative!

Student

Are you lacking your minor studies and looking for a chance to collaborate with actual business clients?

Read here answers for frequently asked questions (FAQ) such as:

  • When does the program start and end?
  • Who can apply and when is the application period?

Company representative

Is your organization looking for valuable digital business project collaboration opportunities with university students?

Read here how this partnership can benefit your organization.

Got a job partly because of I had ITP in my CV!

Joel Pirinen, ITP student, 2020
ITP:n ohjelmapäällikkö seisoo BIZ:in aulan portailla kaiteeseen nojaten ja hymyilee kameralle.
ITP Program Manager Petra Fagerlund / photo: Laura Kitinoja

Exceptional minor studies and project collaboration

This year the whole world came to realise how important role digital solutions play in nowadays business. Digitalisation isn't a quick fix or one person's job. It's a long process that asks professionals from different fields to collaborate. 

For the same reason, all our future professionals must learn the basics of different digitalisation tools and areas. The greatest innovations arise from multi-diverse collaboration where brilliant minds from various fields unite their unique skillsets.

That's why ITP combines business, technology, and design students to solve real-life digital business challenges. ITP students will have all the keys to create innovative solutions for businesses to grow.

This is challenge-based learning. This is a rewarding collaboration. This is ITP.

The future is made this summer.

With inspiring regards,

Petra Fagerlund, ITP Program Manager

Watch below what makes ITP so special!

Collaborative projects with students are an important form of joint learning and development for us.

ITP Business Partner, 2020

ITP in numbers

Information Technology Program (ITP) / Established in 1995

Established in 1995.

25 years of business, design and tech talents at Aalto University. 

Information Technology Program (ITP) / 24 ECTS in total

24 ECTS in total

Complete your minor study module during the summer and gain valuable project work experience. 

Information Technology Program (ITP) / 3 tracks

Specialization tracks

Deepen your understanding of information technologies, service design and digital platforms.

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Business projects in 2020

We collaborate yearly with large companies as well as governmental and municipal organisations to solve digital challenges.

Read news about ITP's business projects

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How can design thinking improve Enterprise Architecture?

ITP students brought a human-centric perspective to the City of Espoo’s change management.

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Will the news anchor of the future be an artificial person?

ITP students developed a concept of an artificial person for Yle.

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What is the Future of Digital Product Passports for ICT Devices?

An ITP and Technology Industries of Finland collaboration studied how a Digital Product Passport could increase circular economy.

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Recent ITP related news

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ITP has been championing change and innovation for 25 years

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Aalto University’s flagship minor program Information Technology Program (ITP), let's take a look at what makes this program so unique.

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Record number of students completed minor studies in ITP

In ITP 2020, multidisciplinary student teams successfully completed nearly 20 digital business projects in collaboration with public and private organizations.

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Opetus on käynnissä luokkahuoneessa ja opiskelijat kuuntelevat pöytään nojaavaa opettajaansa.

ITP courses were organised in hybrid teaching model during the exceptional summer

Information Technology Program (ITP), Aalto University’s summer minor program, ran its courses and business projects in a hybrid model during the summer while taking care of everyone’s safety.

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Meet the ITP team

Laura Sivula

Laura Sivula

Projektipäällikkö
School Services, BIZ

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Information Technology Program (ITP) for Partners

Information Technology Program (ITP) is an international and academic summer program at the Aalto University School of Business.

Corporate collaboration
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FAQ: Information Technology Program (ITP)

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

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Information Technology Program (ITP) Summer Minor 2021

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.

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