Credits: 5

Schedule: 06.08.2018 - 24.08.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Meri Kuikka

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

V-I (Summer)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Ability to recognize, communicate and apply personal strengths in an entrepreneurial context
Ability to develop, critically assess and pitch business ideas
Ability to understand and develop business models
Applying team working skills in a project setting

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Throughout the course, students work in teams focusing on how to build their personal design, tech sav-vy, or other expertise into a business idea. The course is multidisciplinary and open to all Aalto students. Course evaluation is based on weekly assignments that lead to a learning portfolio, as well as activity in class discussions and peer/selfevaluation. The course is taught in collaboration with multiple teachers. Students are encouraged to come prepared with preliminary business ideas that they would like to devel-op further, but this is not required.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hours, group work, independent work.
Interim assingments
Final pitching assignment
Self/Peer evaluation

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hours 48, independent work 30 h, group work 50 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Material is defined during the course

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The grading system is 0-5, where 0 is fail and 1-5 are pass grades.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration via WebOodi


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