Kursens undervisningsperiod

  • 1 (2023-08-01 till 2023-10-22)
  • 2 (2023-10-23 till 2023-12-31)
  • 3 (2024-01-01 till 2024-03-17)
  • 4 (2024-03-18 till 2024-07-31)










10 sp


Within this study unit we will focus on the
following competencies:
Customer-centric Competence
Learning and Career-oriented Competencies
Communicative and Social Competencies

SDG's in focus: 4,8,9,12


Once you have completed the study unit you will

develop knowledge of the fundamental basics in
becoming an entrepreneur, recognize things to
consider before starting a company and setting up
a business. (knowledge)

have ability to describe the whole business
process of your own idea based on "The Business
Model Canvas" (knowledge)

develop your skills in problem validation and in
developing meaningful value propositions (skills)

learn how to utilize design thinking and employ
techniques for product and customer
development (skill)

employ skills in presenting, marketing and selling
your business idea (skill)

have insights in reflecting and evaluating
yourself as a potential entrepreneur (attitude)


The Business Model Canvas, Lean Canvas
SWTO, PESTEL, megatrends
Lean Service creation
Forms of enterprises, practical aspects e.g
insurances, contracts, IPR & GDPR
Economic management of a company
Service design and prototyping
Customer Journey & Buyer Persona
Basics in marketing of a small business, personal
selling, pitching


This course is for anyone with a business idea and
interest in starting your own company, field or
industry of business doesn't matter.

Please note that you need to separately APPLY and
GET ACCEPTED in order to be able to participate in
this study unit.

Mer information

This study module offers a pre-incubator service
where you will be able to develop your business
idea into a viable business. During the ten-week
long program you will get a lot of useful and
hands-on help as well as learn how to develop and
test your idea.

Pre-incubator program will be organized during
The coaching sessions will take place Tuesdays and
Thursdays at 10-13.30 in our new inspiring
facilities in A4.

The application period is 23.1 - 15.2.2022 and
we will contact all teams personally the following

You who are admitted are automatically put in
ASTA, you cannot enroll in ASTA yourself. To take
part in this program you should have a business
idea and you should be interested in starting your
own business. Together the chosen teams
(consisting of 1-5 persons) will develop an
inspiring and supportive community of peers and
get to know experts and alumni in the field.

Apply here:
https://forms.arcada.fi/lomakkeet/2740/lomake.html Extern länk

Students participating in this course will get
Pass/Fail grades.


Will be given during the incubator program


  • Föreläsningar - 50 timmar
  • Individuell handledning och grupphandledning - 40 timmar
  • Praktiska övningar - 20 timmar
  • Projekt- och produktionsarbete/konstnärlig verksamhet - 100 timmar
  • Självstudier - 60 timmar
  • Seminarier - 0 timmar


  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 270 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 270 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar




  • Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio


Students participating in this course will get
Pass/Fail grades.

Participation in weekly workshops and seminars
hosted by Arcada Entrepreneurship Hub

Participation in pitching rehearsals and events

Reflection meetings with coach Fredrik Siren

Business Model Canvas of your business idea

Business idea portfolio report including all
weekly assignments


  • Hernberg Mervi
  • Hongell Linn
  • Sirén Fredrik


Hernberg Mervi

Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning

Delprestation i kraft till

Tills vidare

Kursens tidtabell

Kick off for incubator program 28th of February at
10:00 in Arcada Entrepreneurship Hub in A4.

The coaching sessions will take place Tuesdays and
Thursdays 10-13.30 in our new inspiring facilities
in A4.


2023-05-10 till 2023-08-10


  • Datum meddelas senare - Rapporter och produktioner
  • Datum meddelas senare - Övriga uppgifter

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