ECTS credits: 5
Language of instruction: English
Timing: Period C
After the course the students should:
1. Have the basic knowledge about start-ups and new business creation
2. Have the ability to find and utilize information for new business creation
3. Have the knowledge how to analyze own business-case
4. Have the knowledge how the to plan a new start-up
5. Have the ability to present own business-case
Contents: Introducing entrepreneurship, discovering entrepreneurial opportunities, business planning, effective business model, ethical and social foundation, financial viability, acquiring financing, marketing issues, building a team, preparing for growth, strategies for growth
Mode of delivery: Face-to-face teaching, workshops, and group work.
Learning activities and teaching methods: The course includes 36 contact hours. Reading the course literature (30 h), compeletion of the group work (24 h) and preparing for the assignments (43 h).
Target group: Open to all university students
Pre-requisites and co-requisites: No
Recommended optional programme components: No
Required reading: Barringer, B. & Ireland. D. (2012). Entrepreneurship: Successfully Launching New Ventures, 4 th Edition. Prentice Hall.
Assessment methods and criteria:
1) Participate in the workshops
2) Complete learning tasks
3) Take the assignments
Grading: The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for fail.
Persons responsible: Vesa Puhakka and Anita Juho
Working life cooperation: The course includes workshops and coaching on new business creation. In the workshops are analyzed real-life situations, designed solutions and practiced new business creation skills.
Other information: No
Viimeksi päivitetty: 28.10.2019