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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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YR225033 YRJ3 Classics and theoretical perspectives of entrepreneurship 8 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Jarna Heinonen

Learning outcomes

The main objective of this course is to give an overview of main theoretical aspects, research traditions, key studies and current situation and future trends related to entrepreneurship and innovative business research. After taking this course the doctoral student understands the theoretical evolution of entrepreneurship, different schools of thought and emerging developments.


The course consists of three parts. The first part is seminar where different issues are discussed. The second part is individual term paper. The student is expected to write an academic essay of the field of her/ his interest based on the selected reading and seminar sessions. The topic of the essay will be agreed with the professor in charge. The third part of the course consists of participating in final seminar(s) or forum of academic discussion, where the essays are presented, discussed and evaluated.

Teaching methods

The course will be conducted as an intensive course.

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

Exam, seminars and term paper.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Selected reading is to be specified in the beginning of the course

Further information

The course will be organised if a minimum of six students register for the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Management and Organisation
Information Systems Science