Curricula Guides

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

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BIDI1002 Intermediate course on Business Management of Start-ups 3 ECTS
Organised by
Business and Innovation Development
Person in charge
Veijo Pönni and Vesa Hautala

Learning outcomes

The course gives the student a basic knowledge on entrepreneurial marketing and strategic management in order to prepare the student to be able to join to the multidisciplinary development teams in Business Development Laboratory.


Content of the lectures is divided into three parts which are: entrepreneurial marketing of start-ups and start-up and growth management and strategic thinking in the context of start-ups in different fields of business.

Teaching methods

Written examination based on lectures and literature.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

3rd or 4th year

Study materials

  1. Key Marketing Skills: Strategies, Tools & Techniques for Marketing Success. Cheverton, Peter (2004), 141759392X (available in Internet). Applicable parts.
  2.  Strategic Management: Logic and Action. Anne Sigismund Huff, Steven W. Floyd, Hugh D. Sherman, Siri Terjesen. John Wiley and Sons, 2009. Applicable parts.
  3. Other literature will be announced later.

Further information

In order to be able to start the Business Development Laboratory the non-business major students need to complete this course. To all faculties at the University of Turku. Annual quotas apply.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Obligatory core courses (Business and Innovation Development)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Turku School of Economics
Common Studies
Finnish Study Modules
Tourism Business
Finance and Investments
Responsible Business
Brand Management
Business and Innovation Development
Baltic Sea Business & Society
Sustainable Development
Law and Economics
MDP in Futures Studies (MA)
Futures Studies (Field of Business)
General Studies