The student can recognize and define the basic concepts of the experience economy in the context of tourism. The student is able to discuss and consider some characteristics of the experience economy. He/she can work in a group and take responsibility on his/her own work.
The student is able to explain, compare and apply the theories of the experience economy and tourism. The student can make plans, solve problems, and choose an appropriate course of action. The student can take responsibility and commit to the group activities in addition to his/her own work.
The student can generalise and analyse extensive entities and relations between the concepts and theories of the experience economy. The student can search for diverse courses of action and solution alternatives and assess these alternatives. The student can cooperate responsibly, flexibly and constructively and develop his/her own and the group’s interaction.
See Moodle page https://moodle.tuni.fi/course/view.php?id=29965
for the most relevant material on experience economy. Also additional inspirational material will be given. It is recommended that the student also acquires own suitable material for one's own learning and the task at hand.
The course combines face to face and online meetings, reading, discussion and peer-to-peer interaction as well as a team work assignment. The assignment is completed in small groups; the IB student teams are split into two small groups of 3-4 students.
Individual working, team working, discussion. Understanding experience economy, identifying characteristics and nature of it (and tourism business), applying academic material and reflecting it in business planning.
01.08.2022 - 23.10.2022
08.06.2021 - 30.08.2022
Team work otcomes (Analysis paper) will be assessed as a group outcome (group members receiving the same grade). Make sure that your personal output/commitment is proper enough. Group is free to set extra task(s) for those who are not participating group work and also free to inform teacher of possible lower grade suggestion in such a case. Task must be submitted in time! Discuss with teacher beforehand, if extra time is needed.
Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Business
TAMK Main Campus
No alternative means of completion.
International student teams
2 ECTS equals 54 hours of student work. The work load is divided between teacher driven sessions as well as group and individual work. Contact session (3 x 2 h = 6 hours), individual reading tasks and material search (~12 hours) and team work assignment (36 hours).
See detailed schedule in Moodle https://moodle.tuni.fi/course/view.php?id=29965
See Moodle schedule
No participation or poor participating in team working (peer evaluation). Task description is not followed. Student is not able to apply the experience economy (and tourism) principles/theories, student is not able to understand and apply material presented.
Student is partly following the task description and/or understanding and applying the experience economy (and tourism) principles/theories. Student is able to discuss and consider only few characteristics when conducting the tasks. Material presented for the tasks is only partly applied and understood.
Student is following the task description and understands and applies theories of experience economy (and tourism). Student is able to consider and discuss most of the significant characteristics of experience economy (and tourism) and presents examples. Material presented for the tasks is well applied.
Student implements thorough understanding of the experience economy (and tourism) concepts and characteristics and is able to apply these fluently in business planning. Discussing and reflecting the ideas and characteristics of experience economy (and tourism) is fluent by various examples and own, new ideas or perspectives. Material presented for the tasks is carefully applied.