Digital Wellbeing Sprint (5 ECTS)

Digital Wellbeing Sprint is an open innovation and co-creation sprint where multidisciplinary and multicultural teams work on developing, prototyping and testing user-centered digital solutions in real-life challenge. During the sprint you will innovate future services for healthcare and wellbeing service providers coming from public and private sectors.

Masters' students: Would you like to develop your facilitation skills? There is a special opportunity for masters' students to participate this DWS also as a tutor. This means your role as a tutor will be facilitating the process and work of sprint teams. Tutors will be selected based on applications.

Key words: innovation, wellbeing, healthcare, team work, multicultural, digital solutions


Enrollment period for students: 28.11.2022-31.3.2023

Enrollment period for tutors: 28.11.2022-28.2.2023

Intensive program: 23.-30.5.2023 / Online

Course content

Learning goals:
  • create new or improve existing digital wellbeing services through design sprint
  • carry out design process in a multicultural and multi-disciplinary team

During the Sprint teams of students will work with real-life cases together with the organisations from public and private sector. Teams will create digital services for the wellbeing business for the future users. Several Service Design methods will be utilized: methods to gain information about the customer, environment, service and client (for example interviews, observation, customer journey, personas, and stakeholder analyses). To be able to ideate and foresight the future needs teams will practice different kind of innovation and ideation tools. In order to create concrete service concepts teams will apply service business model canvas and other tools to visualize and conceptualize the idea.

In order to attend DWS students need to do a pre-assignment before sprint.

More information and student experiences from previous Digital Wellbeing Sprints can be found at: Digital Wellbeing Sprint

Would you like to participate to this Sprint as a tutor? The number of participants on this intensive course as a tutor is limited. The application form for students who want to be a tutor on this course includes a short motivational letter, and students will be selected by their motivational letters.

Please write a short motivational letter (half of one page / at maximum 2000 characters) answering to these topics:

  • Who are you and where and what are you studying?
  • Why would you be a good tutor?
  • Why do you want to be a tutor? What expectations do you have of being a tutor on this course?

And attach your motivation letter to the enrollment form by 28.2.2023!


Merja Lahdenperä (Metropolia), Jenna Pennanen (Laurea) and Teemu Ruohonen (Haaga-Helia)

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