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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YR222213 YR3 Managing a growing business 6 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Pekka Stenholm
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X
2015–2016 X

Learning outcomes

After attending this course students are able to analyse and explain how firms grow and what various factor influence firm growth. Similarly, students will develop their skills in recognising the individual- and firm-level as well as societal factors affecting firm's development from a start-up to an established business. Moreover, this course will develop students' knowledge in defining the challenges related to managing firm growth.


This course develops an understanding of how firm growth is managed and what factors influence it. Students will examine these issues through case studies, talks given by guest speakers and the lectures. The course introduces perspectives that focus on the nature of growth and challenges of entrepreneurial businesses as they move beyond startup. Further, students will also practice their research, team and project management and presentation skills during this course.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

24 h of lectures and group work exercise(s).

Modes of study

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

1. Group work exercise(s) including presentation (40% weight).
2. Written exam based on lectures, additional readings and group work (60% weight).


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

2nd year

Study materials

1. STOREY, DAVID J; GREENE, FRANCIS J, Small Business and Entrepreneurship. 1st Edition. Pearson 2010. ISBN-978-0-273-69347-5, Chapters 11-15

2. Additional readings and the cases will be provided by the lecturer during the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos
Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos
Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos
Compulsory studies (Yrittäjyys)
Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos
Biokemian laitos
Johtamisen ja yrittäjyyden laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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