The student recognises the specific nature of product development in experience / tourism business. He/she is able to explain the process of tourism product development using design tools. The student is able to participate in analysing and improving tasks of existing experience products in a team, taking responsibility of his/her own performance.
The student can clearly explain various aspects of the nature of product development in experience / tourism business. The student is able to do basic product analysis and apply a product design tool in the context of the experience / tourism business. The student participates actively and responsibly in the teamwork taking responsibility of team performance. The student is capable of receiving and giving feedback actively and constructively.
The student is able to analyse thoroughly an existing experience product and to find and evaluate different tools appropriate for the problem at hand. He/she is able to apply the design tools in product development taking into account the specific business needs and develop highly original or innovative ideas. The student takes a leading role in a team, working in a responsible, flexible and constructive way developing the group's interaction.
See Moodle page 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 is an advanced course about experience economy, as it continues the 1st year's Introduction to Experience Economy. Now the focus is put into concrete application of the lessons learned - experience economy thinking & doing - in authentic product development work. The students learn about the characteristics of experiential products and services, the most applicable and relevant practical experience design tools, and they get to both analyze existing / possible experience products and services - but also learn to improve them in practice.
The course includes a practical product development project to be completed in small teams. Also, the course is based on teacher driven f2f and online sessions, individual reading and material search, and team work for discussions and the main assignment, presenting a project task outcome.
Team presentation as an otcome of the course. See assessment criteria.
01.08.2022 - 13.11.2022
08.06.2021 - 30.08.2022
0 - 40
Passing the course requires active team working and submitting tasks in time. NOTE: team outcome, presentation, is to be assessed. Team members receive the same grade.
Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Business
TAMK Main Campus
No alternative means of completion.
Teams are recommended to contact their possible project commissioners
No exam, team presentation to be assessed
International student teams and project commissioners possible
5 ECTS equals 135 hours of student work. The work load is divided between teacher driven sessions as well as group and individual work , individual reading tasks and material search.
The student selects a case as a small group to be analyzed/developed applying experience Pyramid model in practice, most likely the case is agreed with a commissioner company or community by the teacher.
See Moodle course
No participating in team working, tasks are not returned or returned very late, task description is not followed, no applying academic literature.
Participating team working is poor/superficial. Student is able to produce text, but there are hardly any academic references. Experience Economy is not understood/identified completely. Lack/mistakes in applying and justifying (tourist segment and profile, business environment, trends/values/society etc.) Experience Pyramid (elements and levels) in case X. No original or innovative ideas presented. Lack in presentation contents (essential contents) in logic order. No company co-operation exists or it is very superficial.
Participating team working is active. Student is able to produce text with several academic references. Experience Economy is understood/identified. Applying and justifying (tourist segment and profile, business environment, trends/values/society etc.) Experience Pyramid (elements and levels) in case X is mostly covered. Original or innovative ideas presented. Presentation contents (essential contents) in logic order is on a good level. Company co-operation clearly exists.
Participating team working is very active. Student is able to produce text with variety of academic references. Experience Economy is understood/identified analytically. Applying and justifying (tourist segment and profile, business environment, trends/values/society etc.) Experience Pyramid (elements and levels) in case X is applied on a professional way. Highly original, innovative and unique ideas are presented and justified. Presentation contents (essential contents) in logic order is on an excellent level. Company co-operation is clearly active.