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

Within this study unit we will focus on the following competencies:
You know the basics of entrepreneurship and understand specific features in the field of sports. You know how to start a business. You can use different strategies and models to create business. You understand structures within different sports services.

Learning outcomes

Level of knowledge
You master different business models and can use them in a business plan in the sports field. You understand profitable pricing principles.

Skill level
You have the skills to plan, carry out and develop business activities in the sports area. You can apply Business Model Canvas (BMC) to create sports services.

Attitude level
You take responsibility for creating financially sustainable and ethical solutions in working life as an entrepreneur or employee. You have a service-oriented mindset and you strive for productivity.

Course contents

Forms of work:
- group meetings in different areas of responsibility
- lectures
- reports
- practical training period in the event according to a plan

Recommended or required reading

Alexander Osterwalder: Business Model Generation, A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers (Strategyzer)

By teachers delivered material and course compendium.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 33 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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


Taskinen Topi


Taskinen Topi

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

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

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