Professional studies

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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 give you with the skills to start a small, innovative company and know differences between different types of business.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have an understanding for entrepreneurship and also know different economical mechanisms as i.e. accounting

Course contents

Different business organizations and models

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Passed the course Culture Sector

Previous course names


Additional information

compulsory attendance

Recommended or required reading

Guide- Becoming and Entrepreneur in Finland, Finnish Enterprise Agencies, Suomen Uusyrityskeskukset 2011 www.uusyrityskeskus.fi. Karwowski W., Soares M.och Stanton N.(2011): Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design, Methods and Techniques, CRC Press, New York, valda delar
 Business Model Generation http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/canvas Föreläsningsmaterial och artiklar enligt anvisning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 32 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 33 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 40 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-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

To pass the following is required - course assignments - business-plan


Bäck Maria


Bäck Maria

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course


Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations

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