724812P Building Change Through Entrepreneurship

ECTS credits: 5

Language of instruction: English

Timing: Period C

Learning outcomes:

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

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Viimeksi päivitetty: 28.10.2019