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MA033065 MAS12/KVS3 Strategizing in Business Networks 6 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Hannu Makkonen, Aino Halinen-Kaila, Helena Rusanen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X
2015–2016 X

Learning outcomes

The course introduces a student with the key concepts, frameworks and perspectives through which to understand managing and strategizing in business networks. After completing the course, a student has advanced knowledge on the network view of business markets, networking as a strategic activity and special insight on both the prerequisites and the means of implementing strategic initiatives in a real life business context.


The course starts with a pre-exam followed by four intensive 4h workshops. The workshops focus on specific topic areas with regard to strategizing in business networks, for instance, developing innovations and maintaining ethical exchange. The workshops include individually conducted pre- and post-assignments and team assignments during the workshops. In order to complete the course the attendance on and active participation during the workshops is necessary.

Teaching methods

Workshops 16 h, Team and individual assignments.

Modes of study

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

The course includes a pre-exam, workshop participation and individual pre- and post-assignments.
Independent studying and active participation in team work and discussions in the workshops are required.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Håkansson, H., Ford, D., Gadde, L.-G., Snehota, I., & Waluszewski, A. (2009) Business in Networks. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

For the workshops: A collection of articles

Further information

Students who have completed MAS14/KVS3 Business to Business Relationships and Networks course are not allowed to participate in this course.

Belongs to following study modules

Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
International business, courses lectured in English (Kansainvälinen liiketoiminta)
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Valinnaiset opinnot (Kansainvälinen liiketoiminta)
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos