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Entrepreneurship and Business Administration

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLVP1202
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: KT 2016V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2016-2017)
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Mannila, Margit
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2016-2017

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
6I-ST-1V, I-TT-1V2017-01-09 – 2017-04-30Lotta SaarikoskiFinnish2016-12-12 – 2017-01-16
7T-LT-2VT2017-01-09 – 2017-02-25Margit MannilaFinnish2016-12-12 – 2017-01-16

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2019-2020.

Learning Outcomes

• understands the entrepreneurial process and basic concepts related to it
• is able to join discussion related to entrepreneurship
• is able to analyze ones personal intrepreneurship and entrepreneurship skills and abilities
• is able to do a business plan for a start up company and to start a company
• the student understands the interaction between various operationd in the company and can evaluate the efficiency of these operations using various indicators
• is able to control the process of operations so that the company is profitable

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 135 h
- of which scheduled studies: 50 h (can be contact teaching and virtual teaching)
- of which autonomous studies: 85 h

The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites


Basic concepts, possibilites and requirements of entrepreneurship, external and internal entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial process, own entrepreneurial attitude, impact of envoironment to entrepreneurship, business plan, operational processes in a company, financing of a company, the relation between financial statements and accounting information, evaluation of the financial state of a company, interaction between profitability, quality and productivity.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Kim, C. & Mauborgne, R.2006. Sinisen meren strategia. Talentum, Helsinki.
Laukkanen, M (toim.).2007. Kasvuyritys. Talentum, Helsinki.
Paasio, K. & Pukkinen, T. (toim.) Tarinoita akateemisesta yrittäjyydestä – Asennetta, Osaamista ja Oivalluksia. WSOYpro Oy, Helsinki.
Pyykkö, M. 2011. Minustako yrittäjä. WSOYpro Oy, Helsinki

Other teaching material provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Contact teaching, virtual teaching, teamworking using different group work methods, discussions, assignments, presentations, personal task.

Assessment Criteria

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.

Assessment Methods

Written exam/Learning Diary 50%, assingnments 50%