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Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa . 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 This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
YR222212 YR2 Venture creation 6 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Ulla Hytti
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X

Learning outcomes

The student knows the main theories in entrepreneurial action and is able to compare and parallel them to experience-based view of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial activity. The student is able to analyse the different characteristics, competences and skills in starting and running ventures in different contexts. The student identifies individual, organizational and environmental factors influencing entrepreneurship. After the course the student abilities for academic work will have enhanced.


The literature will inform about the theories in entrepreneurship and venture creation. The students will visit and interview entrepreneurs about their own experienced-based account of entrepreneurship and venture creation. The visits and learning derived will be reported in the class and in the mid-term report. During the course and in the final assignment the student will compare and parallel the relationship between entrepreneurship practice and theory.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 2 h 0 h
Group work 6 h 0 h
Independent work 24 h 0 h
Seminar 6 h 0 h

Multi-method course.

Modes of study

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

Final report


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

2nd - 3rd year

Study materials

Academic year 2016 - 2017:
1. Entrepreneurial action / edited by Andrew C. Corbett, Jerome A. Katz. Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2012.
Electronic book: Emerald Online: (Selected parts)
2. Other readings and materials assigned by the teacher.

Academic year 2017 - 2018:

1. Readings and materials assigned by the teacher.

Further information

Attendance is restricted to 48 students. In case of excess demand, TSE students majoring and minoring in Entrepreneurship have priority over others.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Turku School of Economics
Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Management and Entrepreneurship
Aineopinnot (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
Information Systems Science
Finnish Study Modules