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GroupYVAP19-20/Vapaasti valittavat opinnot, ylempi (AMK)
Study unitT301LDY43 Lean Start-Up and Innovation, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Free choice electives
Time of implementationAutumn2/2019-2020, Spring2/2019-2020
Responsible teacherJauhola Esa
Other teachersChen Teresa
Status of implementationOngoing

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates23.10.2019 - 29.05.2020
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants 20 
Enrolment period15.04.2019 - 30.09.2019
Implementation method Free-choice elective studies
Virtuality 4 ECTS credits
R&D integration 5 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

The objective of the course is to enhance the students’ ability to work in transnational and interdisciplinary teams.

The course content is relevant to students thinking about starting a business or who are already in business – large or small, those who are interested in commercializing their innovations. The second objective of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the nature of lean entrepreneurship and to introduce the role of the entrepreneur, innovation and technology.

Learning outcomes:

Students are able to develop a plan for implementing innovative business models in an international environment being responsible for the social, ethical and culture issues.

Students are able to work in a transnational and interdisciplinary team.

Students are able to discuss the attitudes, values and characteristics of an entrepreneurial mindset.

Students are able to discuss what is meant by innovation management and the role of the entrepreneur in the enterprise creation process.

Students are able to describe the ways in which entrepreneurs perceive add value, organize resources and manage risk.


Assessment criteria

Active participation in the workshops and online.

Pedagogical arrangements

On-line (AC) introduction in November 2019

Workshop 1 in Kempten Germany on 12 - 14 December 2019

On-line work in innovative transnational teams

Workshop 2 in Belfast on 21 - 24 April 2020.

Lapland UAS will cover part of the travel expenses.