Extension studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

The student can identify and describe key concepts
and processes in financial management. Choose the
appropriate form of enterprise and prepare
elementary budgets.

Understand the basics of marketing and know how to
choose the right marketing channels.
Know some tools for selling and understand how to
apply a service mindset in business.
Understand the role of CSR and know how to
evaluate business impacts.

Understand the connection between logistics,
delivery service and the company´s profitability.
Know tools for assortment planning,
estimating demand and inventory management and
understand the impact of purchasing and logistic
decisions on the sustainability of the business.

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes of the course include:
Defining a vision and mission statement for your
Learning how to conduct a market analysis
Basic knowledge about selling and service design
Knowledge of marketing channels and competence in
how to
create a marketing plan
Accounting and budgeting as well as pricing and
Logistics, purchasing and contracts
Understand the concept of circular economy

Prerequisites and co-requisites

This course is for anyone with a business idea or
who has just started a business - field or industry
of business does not matter.

Previous course names

If you complete the Entrepreneurship module
you are
not allowed to complete this module.

Additional information

The lectures will as a rule be held twice a week,
Mondays and Wednesdays from 8.30-10.30.

The course will go online, except for the kick-off
on the 10th of January and the final event on the
16th of May.

Recommended or required reading

Literature and material given during the course.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 62 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 11 hours
  • Practical exercises - 12 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 220 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 100 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 405 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 405 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Supported virtual education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

15 Themes
5 points / Theme
Final assignment class presentation 25 p
Total points: 100 p

To pass the course the students needs to attend
and hand-in assignments for 12 themes and present
the final assignment in class.

The course will be graded passed / failed.


  • Adlercreutz Erica
  • Halmén Mia
  • Puukko Linda


Puukko Linda

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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