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CS90A0002 Introduction to Studying Industrial Engineering and Management, 3 cr 
Code CS90A0002  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Introduction to Studying Industrial Engineering and Management  Abbreviation Introduction to 
Credits3 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Kirsi Kokkonen 

Description by Study Guide

Replaces the course CS90A0001 Johdatus tuotantotalouden opiskeluun 1 ECTS.


B.Sc. (Tech.) 1



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

M.Sc. (Tech.) Lasse Metso (modified 11.09.2018)


After completing the course the students will be able to:

  • identify requirements and goals of university studies
  • use various tools and databases needed in studying
  • assimilate information and skills required in making studying more efficient
  • understand the meaning of entrepreneurial learning
  • use both internal and external databases of the university for acquiring scientific knowledge needed in their studies
  • report following academic disciplines
  • develop his/her learning skills
  • design and manage the time used for studying
  • plan and follow a curriculum that meets his/her personal carrier goals and strengths

Core content: practical study-related information, learning skills, referencing skills, entrepreneurial learning, time management, library databases and information search, personal curriculum and career plan.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 22 h, 1-4 period. Library introduction 1 h, exercises 2 h (personal study plan), independent preparation of learning diary and assignments, and participation to other lectures 53 h. Total workload for student 78 h.

Assignments: Learning diary with attachments, library assignment, basics of data security, personal curriculum and its updating.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Accepted/ failed

Course Materials 

- Opiskelun ja oppimisen opas - kuinka opiskelen laadukkaasti LUT:ssa

- Study guide

- Other material informed in lectures and exercises

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 



Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Introduction to Studying Industrial Engineering and Management  COURSE  Kirsi Kokkonen 
02.09.19 -17.04.20 -

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