Introduction to Innovation and Business 5 op
BIDL0002, Business and Innovation Development, Luonnontieteiden ja tekniikan tiedekunta
The course is offered in the virtual learning platform. The student learns the process of opportunity recognition and understands the basic aspects of business formation and development both in theory and in practice.
The course gives the student an introduction to business and innovation in start-up and pre-business situations. The course relies on opportunity recognition, a theory based on entrepreneurship, giving an understanding of the process of identifying, exploring, and developing an entrepreneurial opportunity that best leverages the student?s experience, interests, passions and networks. Another well-known entrepreneurial approach, effectuation, is introduced to further familiarise the student with opportunity identification, decision-making in uncertain situations and new venture creation. To conclude, the course gives the student understanding on how modern businesses start and operate, giving practical tools needed to be able to start your own business in the modern knowledge society.
Mentored work on the virtual learning platform (interactive assignments), written case assignment. Independent and team work on a virtual learning platform, interactive assignments and a final case study.
online course **Autumn semester 2019, period I (2 September - 13 October 2019)** The course is arranged as integrated into degree studies. Please check the course information from [the study guide of Turku School of Economics](https://opas.peppi.utu.fi/fi/opintojakso/BIDL0002/4037), choose Toteutukset/Implementations.
1. Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Peter Drucker (2007). 2. Effectual Entrepreneurship. Stuart Read, Saras Saraswathy, Nick Dew, Robert Wiltbank, Anne-Valerie Ohlsson (2011). 3. On-line teaching videos for self-study 4. Other course material announced in the beginning of the course
- Oppiaineen esittely
- Syksy 2019
- Syventävät opinnot
Turun yliopisto, Turku
[Education coordinator Mia Stening](https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot), mia.stening[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
Ilmoittautuminen on päättynyt.
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).