Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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YR222211 YR1 Opportunity creation and assessment 6 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Sanna Suomalainen

Learning outcomes

After this course the students will understand the process nature of entrepreneurship. The students will understand the various processes linked with opportunity creation and development (i.e., discovery, creation, evaluation, iteration, development, planning, and exploitation). The students know how to apply general business competencies in opportunity processes.
After successful completion of this course, students are able to develop ideas into opportunities individually and in groups. Their willingness to engage in creative work is improved. Students will demonstrate good presentation skills. They will be able to communicate their ideas and convince others of the feasibility of their business ideas.


The course comprises weekly lectures and exercises. The students are expected to prepare for class by reading articles and discussing them in virtual environment. In between lectures the students also work on individual assignments, which are discussed during the lectures. As group work, the students prepare and deliver a lecture on how to develop a section of a business plan.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 18 h 0 h

In class-exercises and virtual discussion. Active participation in lectures and exercises is required.

Modes of study

Assignments and case studies.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

2nd year II

Study materials

Read, S., Sarasvathy, S., Dew, N., Wittbank, R., Ohlosson, A.-V. 2011. Effectual Entrepreneurship. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-58644-3.

Mullins, J.W. 2003. The New Business Road Test. Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-273-66356-9.

Timmons, J.A., Zacharakis, A., Spinelli, S (2004) Business Plans that Work, A Guide for Small Business. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-141287-5.

Additional readings will be provided by the lecturer at the beginning of the course.


Further information

Attendance is restricted to 30 students. In case of excess demand, TSE students majoring in Entrepreneurship have priority over others.

Belongs to following study modules

Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos
Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos
Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos
Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos