Entrepreneurship and emerging technologies - Blockchains

5 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2021-2022, -
Blockchain as an emerging technology enabler for new businesses!
Learn about blockchains in business development and business opportunities offered by blockchain technology.

This is one of the six courses that are available in Powered by Blockchain -project. See more information about the project and other courses from the project homepage.

Please note: The project is funded by European Social Fund and to be able to attend in this course, you need to have a residency in Finland.



Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Web-Based Studies

Course study period



Course is free

Education information

In this course you will become familiar with the blockchain as a business enabler in various different application domains, as well learn about a business environment viewed in the form of an emerging ecosystem, and business modeling as a means to describe a business opportunity.

You will also become familiar with the business case analysis method and carry out an analysis of a selected blockchain enabled business case by following the given case study.

The language of instruction is English.

This course is possible to include in Entrepreneurship Minor studies. If you are a student and want to add this course as part of your Oulu university studies, you may need to apply for recognition of learning.

In order to apply recognition, firstly you need to successfully carry out all the learning activities in the course, secondly you need to create the application in the Peppi system (peppi.oulu.fi).

You can find more information about recognition of learning from eduuni wiki.

You can find more information about the project and other courses from the project homepage.


Education format

Continuous learning
Continuing training


Academic Year 2021-2022

Field of study

Business, administration and law



Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants


Contact information

More information and contact information

Dr Marika Iivari, marika.iivari(at)oulu.fi
Last updated: 10.5.2022