YR5 Social Value Creation 6 op
YR222058, Yrittäjyys, Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Pre-information The course replaces the previous 'YR5 Entrepreneurship and society' course.
The course comprises lectures, group work, readings and discussions. Selected practical cases are used to shed light on the role of entrepreneurial activities in fighting social ills, fostering opportunities, and creating social value. During the course students will also practice their research and presentation skills, and strengthen their abilities in critical analysis as they study and conduct group work.
This course gives the students an understanding of the role of entrepreneurial activities in fixing wicked local and global problems and creating social value. The students understand how social challenges can be addressed with entrepreneurial activity in various organisational contexts (enterprise, public organisation, NGO). The students can identify social enterprises, their limitations and business models. After the course the student understands the role of entrepreneurial persons as change agents and value creators in complex institutional settings.
Participation in classroom work, readings between classes, exercise(s), group work and written exam. In addition to active participation in lectures and readings between classes, the course includes a group work component where students apply their knowledge in creating a solution to a real life problem. The course is assessed as a whole and it is necessary to pass both the exam and group assignment in order to pass the whole course.
Lectures 24 h + group work. **Spring semester 2020, period IV (16 March - 3 May 2020)** 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/YR222058/1608), choose Toteutukset/Implementations. Lectures are organised at Turku School of Economics (Rehtorinpellonkatu 3) **Exam** Course includes a compulsory exam. Exams are taken electronically through the Electronic Exam service. E-exam reservation can be made 30 days before exam. E-exam rooms are located in Turku, Pori, Rauma. More information about e-exams: https://utuguides.fi/examstudents
The grade is based on (1) individually written reaction texts and comments (1/3 weight), (2) group work assignments (1/3 weight) and (3) written exam covering the lectures, group work assignments, reaction text assignments, and the readings provided on each topic (1/3 weight).
The readings will be provided by the lecturer during the course.
Satu Aaltonen , Jatta Jännäri
- Oppiaineen esittely
- Kevät 2020
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
The students are chosen in registration order. Registration is binding and cannot be cancelled after student has signed the registration form or has paid the payment for studies. Paid payments for studies are not refunded, with exception of cancelation of the studies due to an insufficient number of participants or for another reason connected to the functions of the Open University, or due to an illness of the student preventing his/her studying, in which case an informal written appeal, together with a doctor's or nurse's certificate, must be made to Student services secretary. Right to study cannot be transferred to another study module or unit except in the case that the Open University has to cancel the studies to which the student has enrolled due to an insufficient number of participants. The right to study cannot be transferred to another person either. For any additional information, please contact Student services secretary.
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).