Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
The purpose of the course is to provide students with legal building blocks on how to start and run a business. Students gain a topical overview of current legal business environment in Finland, and learn different legal aspects to consider when starting and running a business.
Schedule: 06.03.2021 - 10.04.2021
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Kalle Kyläkallio
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Kalle Kyläkallio
Contact information for the course (valid 11.02.2021-21.12.2112):
Course teacher: firstname.lastname@example.org
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
Law is ever-present in the daily life of an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs learn quickly that there are many legal issues they must face in setting up and running a new venture, bringing a product or service to market, hiring employees and financing an entrepreneurial enterprise. The purpose of the course is to provide students with legal building blocks on how to start and run a business. Students gain a topical overview of current legal business environment in Finland, and learn different legal aspects to consider when starting and running a business.
The course addresses different areas of law, such as contract law, company law, intellectual property rights, insurance and social security, consumer law, tax law and employment law.
Content-wise, the 6 ECTS and 3 ECTS courses are similar, but the 6 ECTS course (ABL-E2601) offers a more thorough experience.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Multiple choice quizzes in MyCourses.
Videos and reading materials 40 h
Quizzes 40 h
Videos and reading materials in MyCourses Course platform.
No prerequisites. The course is open for all Aalto students.
- Teacher: Kalle Kyläkallio