The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

After a completed course the student is expected
to be able to
-Describe the role of business activity for the
society and owners of businesses
-Design an organizational structure for a
business
-Name some of the most important laws that
concern businesses in Finland and seek answers
to elementary queries about the legislation
-Describe what a business plan is and what
elements it typically consists of
-Explain how a business takes care of its day-
to-day finances, makes simple profitability
calculations and explain what annual accounts
include.

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give the student
basic knowledge of business administration and
the role of business activity for the society
and business owners.
The student familiarizes himself/herself with
the relevant legislation in this area.
The student familiarizes himself/herself with
how to organize a business.
The course provides elementary skills in
corporate profitability and planning.

Course contents

  • the purpose of firms and business
  • organisation and leadership
  • different legal forms of companies and
    relevant legislation
  • basics of corporate analysis

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No prior knowledge required.

Additional information

More information will be given at the introduction
and on Itslearning.
The course is taught both in Swedish and in
English.

Recommended or required reading

P-H Skärvad, j Olsson:Företagsekonomi 100,
Faktabok,Liber 2013
Skripak, S. J. (2016). Fundamentals of Business.
Virginia Tech.
(copy the whole link!)
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/fun External link
damentals-of-business

Guide Become an Entrepreneur in Finland 2019
(copy the whole link!)
https://www.uusyrityskeskus.fi/wp External link-
content/uploads/2019/05/SUK_perustamisopas2019_E
NG_VERKKOON.pdf

More information and materials will be handed
out at the lectures.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 42 hours
  • Individual studies - 93 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student needs 50% of the
total points. The course can be passed by
passing four part-exams, each giving 20 points,
or by passing a final exam giving 80 points.
Attendance amounts to 20 points. The part-exams
are one chance only, for the final exam there
are re-exams.

Teacher

  • Pehrsson Patrik
  • Stenius Andreas
  • Broth Joacim

Examiner

Stenius Andreas

Group size

No limit (118 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2020-07-31

The timetable of the course

Omtentamensdatumen är fredag 22.11 kl 15-16 och
fredag 17.1.2020 kl 15-16.

Course enrolment period

2019-03-18 to 2019-09-04

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-08-29 13:30 - 15:00 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Pehrsson Patrik
Stenius Andreas
2019-09-02 13:00 - 16:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Stenius Andreas
2019-09-04 12:30 - 15:00 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Stenius Andreas
2019-09-09 13:00 - 16:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Stenius Andreas
2019-09-11 13:00 - 16:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Pehrsson Patrik
2019-09-20 11:00 - 12:30 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Stenius Andreas
2019-09-25 12:15 - 15:30 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Stenius Andreas
2019-10-01 09:15 - 11:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Pehrsson Patrik
2019-10-03 09:00 - 11:00 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Pehrsson Patrik
2019-10-07 12:15 - 14:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Pehrsson Patrik
2019-10-11 09:15 - 11:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Pehrsson Patrik
2019-10-14 14:30 - 16:30 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Nyberg Janne
2019-10-15 09:15 - 11:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Pehrsson Patrik
2019-10-24 08:30 - 10:30 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Pehrsson Patrik
Stenius Andreas
2019-11-22 15:00 - 16:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Omtentamen / re-exam Stenius Andreas
2020-01-17 15:00 - 16:15 F143 Företagsekonomins grunder Omtentamen / re-exam Stenius Andreas

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