Courses in entrepreneurship
Courses are a nice and easy way to get into entrepreneurship. No need to invent everything by yourself and you get study points for pursuing your goals. The variety of Entrepreneurship and Business Design minor courses offer you insights of different entrepreneurship phases and current themes like sustainability, new technologies and platforms, art and creativity and business design.
The Entrepreneurship and Business Design minor studies are open for all University of Oulu students. Students can either complete single courses or complete the entire minor (25-30 ECTS).
Entrepreneurship-related courses for students are also available from other universities. For example, basic studies in business skills are offered online for students in the LITO network.
Entrepreneurial ecosystems and events
Oulu offers a wide range of opportunities for students to build skills that prepare them for entrepreneurship. Below we have compiled a few key tips on activities and events for students. Come and join us!
We want to be the first step on your journey towards entrepreneurship and working life.
The University Innovation Centre offers students free sparring and Proof of Concept funding to test (inventive) business ideas.
Kickstart business idea competition provides you with a chance to develop your business idea, receive valuable feedback and get excited about entrepreneurship
Learn how to think, work, and build like a startup in 54 thrilling hours. Startup Weekend is organized twice a year in Oulu.
Polar Bear Pitching
It's the only event in the world in which the length of pitches is only restricted by how much cold the speaker can withstand and where security is handeled by frogmen.