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.


Students will learn:

-to develop skills directly related to the next steps they need to take with their business

-to apply entrepreneurial skills to a real-life project

-to understand customer needs and wants

-to understand how to build sustainable work methods

Credits: 3

Schedule: 15.04.2025 - 20.05.2025

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Johannes Kaira

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Students will start/continue their own project and try to make it economically self-sustaining.

    Course starts with a personal interview with each student to understand the student's situation. After the interview, the students prepare – together with the course teachers - a personal “workout” plan. At the end of the course, students should be able to either continue to an incubator, an innovation program or run their business. Using the entrepreneurial theory of Effectuation, the students explore the ENT landscape of their art or design fields. This includes understanding the market, vocabulary and mindsets, using their own research and practitioner experiences from real life.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Participating the lectures, submitting all the assignments.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching 21 hours

    Independet work 60 hours


    Group work

    Individual work




Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Will be given in course

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    5 Gender Equality

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language: English

    Teaching Period: 2024-2025 Spring V
    2025-2026 Spring V


    Minimum amount of participants 10. Maximum amount of participants 50.

    Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture, https//