Credits: 5

Schedule: 10.06.2018 - 29.10.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I autumn (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Aalto Fellows is a comprehensive entrepreneurship education regarding the key principles of leadership, innovation, selling, finance, and creativity. The program will enable the Fellows to develop their core skill sets of an entrepreneur. Each Fellow will develop their skills by leveraging the knowledge and perspectives from professors, company executives, venture capitalists, and industry experts. Students will learn to create a program useful for increasing entrepreneurship skills in a short time (excursion planning, organization and execution). Peer reviewing teaches students evaluation. You will also learn how to apply the contents learned in the first part of AF.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is the Part B of Aalto Fellows, a six-month study and work program designed to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the techniques for growing technology companies. This Part B of the program is a reflective course, where candidates report, analyze and reflect the learnings from their study trip to a leading global startup hub and their entrepreneurial activities on behalf of their commissioning partner companies. Also, candidates report, analyze and reflect on their learnings over the entire six-month-long Program, especially on issues related to startup leadership, self-development, domain-specific legal and finance, growth stories, storytelling, problem-solving and acceleration in practice.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

20%: Workshop essay, 50%: project preparation, organization and execution, 30% project reflection

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

5 ECTS, 135hrs
20h planning and organizing group work
20h individual preparatory work
75h project
20h written and oral reflection

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Collection of articles and links assigned by the lecturer

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Attendance is mandatory. Course is limited to the candidates selected of Aalto Fellows Program. For more information on the course and application procedure, please visit