The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is... - to create an interest in entrepreneurship - to create an understanding of entrepreneurship - To understand the basic structure of marketing in a small company with limited resources - To understand and implement tools used for product development - service design, design thinking and internet of things - To learn basic skills of customer development model by Steve Blank

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to... - evaluate himself as a potential entrepreneur - generate and develop a business idea - use tools for product and customer development - understand service design thinking - use Marketing mix as a tool for an entrepreneur

Course contents

- Innovations and inventions - Business ideas, how to generate them - Service design - Customer Journey & Buyer Persona - IT-infra for an entrepreneur - Basics in marketing of a business - IPR & GDPR

Prerequisites and co-requisites

First-year studies performed satisfactorily (min. 50 cr).

Additional information

This course is a part of the Entrepreneurship expansion module. The courses Entrepreneurship 1,2,3 in periods 1, 2 and 3 must be taken and passed in this order. This course takes 40 student, FE and IB students have priority.

Recommended or required reading

The Startup Owner's Manual - Steve Blank Articles and recommended material from lecturers

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 15 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 30 hours
  • Small-group work - 0 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 40 hours

Workload

  • 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

Assessment requirements

Assignments submitted within deadline and approved and midterm examination approved.

Teacher

  • Hernberg Mervi
  • Kietz Tove

Examiner

Hernberg Mervi

Group size

No limit (62 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

The course runs in Period 2 of the Arcada annual time schedule.

Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-10-27

Assessment methods

  • 2016-10-24 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-10-28 13:15 - 17:00 F249 Entrepreneurship 2 - Venture Creation Course introduction, lecture and workshop which is worth 10/100 points, which can not be compensated afterwards. Hernberg Mervi
Kietz Tove
2019-11-04 13:15 - 17:00 F249 Entrepreneurship 2 - Venture Creation Hernberg Mervi
Kietz Tove
2019-11-11 13:15 - 17:00 D173 Entrepreneurship 2 - Venture Creation Hernberg Mervi
2019-11-18 13:15 - 17:00 D173 Entrepreneurship 2 - Venture Creation Hernberg Mervi
Kietz Tove
2019-11-25 13:15 - 17:00 B320 Entrepreneurship 2 - Venture Creation Hernberg Mervi
Kietz Tove
2019-12-02 13:15 - 15:00 E383 Entrepreneurship 2 - Venture Creation Introduction to Solid Modelling for 3D Printing workshop Hernberg Mervi
Vihtonen Mathew
2019-12-09 13:15 - 17:00 D4106 Entrepreneurship 2 - Venture Creation prototyping workshop Hernberg Mervi
Kietz Tove

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