Avoimen yliopiston kurssit

People Management Practices and Tools


8.1.2024 – 13.2.2024


11.12.2023 – 1.1.2024


Päiväopetus, Kevät

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6 opintopistettä


90,00 €

Learning outcomes
 Upon completion of the course, students should:

  • know and be able to apply relevant theories, frameworks and practical tools within people management
  • understand key ethical issues in people management
  • have the aptitude and skills to design effective, ethical and sustainable people management processes – basic understanding of human centric design thinking
  • understand the immediate and secondary organizational and societal consequences of our people management related decisions and actions

 This course focuses on people management practices and tools that aim at adding value for both individuals and organizations, creating a more sustainable working life and supporting the strategy of the given organization. The course exposes the participants to the contemporary practices and tools in people management building on the background they have gained from the pre-requisite courses. It combines theoretical understanding of people management practices with hands on learning.  The course adopts a human centric approach and combines design thinking with human in the center, applying design thinking to building better people management practices and tools. The course offers a deep dive into the central practices whilst all the time connecting them with the strategic goals of the given organization.

 Hertta Vuorenmaa

Study material
 TBC in the syllabus

Online learning environment for the course & Activating Aalto ID

MyCourses online learning environment is a tool for both students and teachers for communication and managing everyday course work. You need an Aalto User ID to log in to the course's MyCourses workspace and participate in teaching. You can activate your Aalto User ID the day after the registration and you should activate it no later than the day before the start of the course.Instructions for activating your Aalto User IDDigital workspace of the course: MyCourses

More details on completing the course will be available at MyCourses closer to the start of the course.

 Contact teaching, independent work and group work

This course requires attendance and active participation to the lectures.

 It is recommended that the MNGT-E1010 Managing Organizational Behaviour and MNGT-E2008 Strategic People Management are completed at the same time or before this course.

Active participation during contact teaching, assignments and group work

Teaching time and location

The teaching time and the location of the course can be found at Sisu information system

  1. The link leads to Completion methods tab of the course page  
  2. From the top of the page (Version drop-down menu), check that academic year 2023-2024 is selected  
  3. From the blue bar, click Lecture and open the Groups and teaching times tabto see the teaching time and the location of the course. Exam times can be seen by clicking Exam.

    Exam instructions at the Open University

Registration and course fee

Registration for Open University courses is done in Sisu-service. 

Course registration

Registration for this course starts on 11.12.2023 at 9.00  
Registration for this course ends on 1.1.2024 at 23.59

The number of participants is limited to 2.

This course is organized by the Aalto University School of Business.

The course fee is paid upon registration for each course at a time and it is binding. Familiarize yourself with registration and payment rules as well as other guidelines for students:
Registration, payments and rulesAccess Token on Aalto University Campus

To be able to enter campus premises and classrooms you need the student access token of Aalto University. You can get the student access token from campus lobby services. The access token need to be activated with your Aalto account and password before you can use it. Please, arrive the campus well in advance before your first class so that you can make the access token work. Please, see the instructions how to get and activate the access token:How to get an access tokenOtaniemi Campus, Espoo:Campus mapFurther information
Equivalences: 21E00051 Strategic Human Resource Management

Individual study arrangements

If you need individual study arrangements in order to attend a course, contact the Open University office ([email protected]) in good time, at least 14 days before the start date of the course or the examination date. Further information about individual study arrangements:
Individual study arrangements at Open University

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