I am not a university student, how do I enrol on a course?
Register here to create an account. After logging in, click on the course you want to enrol on, and press ‘Take this Course’ on the left. The course includes a Certificate with a unique verification code that you can download after completing the course.
I am an Aalto student, how do I enrol on a course?
In order to receive ECTS and a Certificate, start by enrolling on your preferred course on Sisu. For more information on registering for courses through Sisu, please see the Aalto University Sisu guide. After enrolling through Sisu, register here to create an account. After logging in, click on the course you want to enrol on, and press ‘Take this Course’ on the left. If you only want to receive a Certificate without ECTS, don’t enrol on the course on Sisu. You can download the Certificate on the Future of Work platform after completing the course.
I am a student from another Finnish university or UNITE! Network university, how do I enrol on a course?
The courses, including the ECTS and a Certificate from Aalto University, are free for students from Finnish and UNITE! network universities. Register here to create an account for the learning platform using your university email address. After logging in, click on the course you want to enrol on, and press ‘Take this Course’ on the left. After completing the course successfully, fill in this form to receive the ECTS. You can download the Certificate on the Future of Work platform after completing the course.
Which universities are counted as other Finnish universities and UNITE! network universities?
I will do my exchange studies at Aalto University, can I take the course?
Absolutely! You can follow the enrolment instructions for Aalto degree students.
How long does it take to complete a course?
The courses are worth 2 ECTS which means approximately 50 hours of study time.
How much time do I have to complete a course?
Once you have registered for the course, you have six months time to complete it.
Are there any prerequisites for the courses?
There are no prerequisites, anyone can take our open online courses!
I have enrolled on the course on Sisu, but I can’t find the course from MyCourses.
The open online courses are not available on MyCourses. You will find all of the learning materials from the futureofwork.fi platform!
What are the requirements for completing the course?
Future of Work, Finland Works and Design a Meaningful Career
The courses are divided into five (5) chapters. Each chapter is divided into sections. After each section, there is either a quiz or an open-ended assignment so that you can reflect on what you have learned.
How many questions do I need to get right to complete a quiz?
Each quiz has 10 multiple-choice questions. To pass each quiz you need to get 70 % of the questions right. You can take each quiz three (3) times.
Do I have to access all the course materials to complete the course?
The Future of Work course contains one article that is not freely available on the internet. It is possible to pass the course without reading this piece of material, but if you want the full learning experience you can follow the instructions for registering for ECTS credits. If you have access to the library services through Aalto University or your own home university you will be able to access this piece of reading material.
Are the videos mandatory to watch in order to complete the course?
The videos work as complements to each course chapter, and you should watch them to complete the course.
Are there video lectures or other materials tied to a place or time?
No, all of the material is on the site and it consists of text and links to other sites. You can complete the course from any place and at any time you want.
I have completed the course but I haven’t met the passing grade. Can I retake the course?
If you have not received a passing grade, please contact Student Support.
Certificate and credits
I have passed the online course, where is my certificate?
Once you have completed the course, you can download your Certificate from the front page of the course and from the My Courses tab in the Future of Work platform. Read more about the Certificates.
When and how are the ECTS registered to Sisu system?
ECTS on the completed courses are registered to Sisu system once a month. The credits can only be registered for students who have signed up for the course on Sisu.
If you have signed up on the course as an Aalto University student on Future of Work platform, we have your student number and you don’t have to take any special measures for registering the ECTS once you have completed the course successfully.
How can I earn ECTS credits?
If you need official ECTS credits you can pay a course fee (90€) whereafter you will receive a non-degree study right at Aalto University. You will receive instructions for activating your Aalto University student account within two weeks after the payment. The student account can be used to gain access to the Aalto University Library Services for the full course materials.
ECTS credits will be recorded once you have successfully completed the course. In order to gain ECTS credits, the course must be completed 6 months from the date of registration.
How can I add my certificate on LinkedIn?
To add the Certificate to your LinkedIn profile, click here, and fill in the following details:
- Certification name: [Course name] online course
- Certification authority: Aalto University
Congrats on completing the course! ⭐️
Issues with the site
I have submitted an assignment but the site does not show my progress nor my submission.
Some students have experienced this issue lately. All submissions are saved on the platform and the courses can be marked complete manually once you have studied the whole course. Just contact the student support when you are ready. We apologise for the inconvenience!
I have completed all the assignments but I can’t download my certificate.
Check that you have marked the chapter text pages completed. Each page should have a button at the end of the page. If you still are unable to complete the course, contact the student support for manual completion.