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YR1 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 6 op

YR222013, Yrittäjyys, Turun kauppakorkeakoulu

course is equivalent to the previous course YR222211 YR1 Opportunity creation and assessment.


This course focuses on ideation, business opportunities, evaluation of opportunities and enteprising behaviour of students. Themes are discussed and learned from a theoretical point of view and practiced in a course setting.


Upon completion of the course, you: 1) will understand what an entrepreneurial opportunity is and how it differs from an idea; 2) are familiar with the opportunity identification or creation processes; 3) are able to evaluate feasibility of entrepreneurial opportunities; 4) know how to develop opportunities and start acting upon them; 5) will have developed deeper understanding of the importance and applicability of enterprising behavior to own life in different contexts (e.g. work, family, leisure).


The course comprises of exercises and independent learning. Participation in classroom work, assignments, case studies and conducting pre-assignments are expected. The course includes an intensive week with an 8 h group assignment and 3h seminar with group presentations. Participation in the intensive week is mandatory due to ongoing group work. There is no formal exam but a self-reflection report of the intensive week and final presentations.


Interactive lectures (such as team exercises, discussions, case studies, drama), group presentations, reflection. **Autumn semester 2019, period II (28 October - 8 December 2019)** The course in arranged as integrated into degree studies and lectures take place during the day (Mon-Fri, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m). Please check the course timetables [from the study guide of Turku School of Economics](https://opas.peppi.utu.fi/fi/opintojakso/YR222013/1617), choose Toteutukset/Implementations. **Notice!** Participation in the one-day long group assignment and group presentations in the seminar are obligatory to pass the course. Lectures are organised at Turku School of Economics (Rehtorinpellonkatu 3)



The grade is formulated based on pre-assignments, active participation and an individual self-reflection report.


1. Materials assigned by the lecturer at the beginning of the course Additional readings: Read, S., Sarasvathy, S., Dew, N., Wittbank, R., Ohlosson, A.-V. 2011. Effectual Entrepreneurship. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-58644-3. Nielsen, S., Klyver, K., Evald, M., Bager, T. 2016. Entrepreneurship in Theory and Practice: Paradoxes in Play. Edward Elgar. ISBN: 978-0857935311.


Sanna Ilonen


Turun yliopisto, Turku


[Education manager Merja Brunnsberg]( https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot), merja.brunnsberg[at]utu.fi [Student services secretary Elina Iso-Ilomäki]( https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot), elina.iso-ilomaki[at]utu.fi


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90,00  €

Payment for studies should be paid within 24 hours after the registration using online bank or otherwise the registration is cancelled. In case an online net bank payment is not possible, the student must contact Student Services Secretary in advance before registration (we charge 15 euros extra for paper invoice).