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Avoin yo: Artificial Intelligence and Circular Economy, lv. 2022-2023, verkko-opinnot

smart for good
Kampus tai kaupunki:
Ympäristö- ja luonnontieteet, Johtaminen ja henkilöstön kehittäminen, Liiketalous ja kansainvälisyys
Verkko-opetus, Monimuoto-opetus
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Artificial Intelligence. Advantages of Machine Learning. Principles of Machine Learning algorithms. Definition of sustainable business. Transition of a circular economy. Circular design, circular production process, circular business model. Role of digital circular economy.

Study materials: Materials given by teacher

Modes of study: Lectures course 24 h, group study and presentation 8h, independent study 130 h.

Teaching methods: Online course


The student can:

define sustainable business and circular economy, identify the important role of digitalization to the transition of a circular economy, list and name the benefits of shifting from a linear to a circular economy.

describe what are Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), classify different ML algorithms, explain the basic principles of each algorithm, express the advantages of AI and ML.

apply the ML algorithms in practice with software, predict the results with given data package, demonstrate the given successful cases of AI applications in circular economy, interpret and illustrate how AI can be used in sustainable business to advance the transition of a circular economy.

6 opintopistettä

September-December 2022. More detailed schedule information in the Peppi

Registration for the study unit opens on 8 August at 9:00 am and ends 29 August 2022.

Scale on grade 0-5
Presentation 50 %, assignment 50 %


English-language study units are free for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

For more information on study fees and payment and cancellation terms, please see: Registration, study fees and right to study | University of Eastern Finland (uef.fi). The length of a study right is determined by the length of the study unit so that it covers all teaching and exams. If the study unit has continuous registration, the study right is from 1.8. to 30.7. 


If you can’t identify yourself using the Suomi.fi service, please contact our training secretary; their contact information is below. 

Literature acquisition costs / borrowing fees are not included.

Secretary Aija Turunen aija.turunen@uef.fi, puh. 050 467 8806

Teaching Language: English 

For more information: Coordinator Marjaana Mukkala marjaana.mukkala@uef.fi, puh. 0294 457 068

After registration, instructions for starting studies will come to your email within seven days of enrollment. If you do not receive messages, please check your email spam folder.

This is an intermediate studies level.

The study unit is part of the The Sustainable Business and Society minor (Kestävä liiketoiminta ja yhteiskunta) 25 op.

Priority given to the Bachelor’s Degree students of Management and Marketing, exchange students in Business School, Minor Degree students of Sustainable Business and Society. The rest will be admitted based on the order of registration