Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to develop skills how to start a small innovative tourism company. You understand what kind of competences is needed for to incorporate a business idea on a practical and real base.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand how to develop a small or medium size tourism/hospitality company. The idea is to develop a new business idea.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Minimum 35credits of tourism studies and 140 credits totally

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 40 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 75 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


Fabricius Susanna


Aittoniemi Hellevi

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2016-03-18

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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