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RyhmäYVAP18-19/Vapaasti valittavat opinnot, ylempi (AMK)
OpintojaksoT301LDY43 Lean Start-Up and Innovation, 5.00 op, 133 h
Vapaasti valittavat opinnot
ToimipisteMinerva (Kauppakatu 58) Tornio
ToteutusajankohtaSyksy2/2018-2019, Kevät1/2018-2019, Kevät2/2018-2019
VastuuopettajaJauhola Esa
Muut opettajatChen Teresa
Toteutuksen tilaPäättynyt

Kuvauksen tila Valmis
Opetuskieli englanti
Alkamis- ja päättymispvm23.10.2018 - 31.05.2019
Osallistujia min.  
Osallistujia max.  
Ilmoittautumisaika15.04.2018 - 15.10.2018
Toteutustapa Vapaasti valittavat opinnot
Virtuaaliosuus 5 op
T&k-integraatio 5 op
Tentin uusintapäivät
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Kuvauksen kieli suomi 
Osaamistavoitteet ja teemat

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.



Active participation in the workshops and online.

Pedagogiset järjestelyt

The first part, a work-shop will take place on7 to 8 December 2018 in Tornio Finland. German and and North Irish students will come to Lapland for team building and to innovate the business idea.

In the second part the students will work online in mixed teams.

The third part, a conference, will take place in Belfast on 6 to 10 May 2019. The teams will pitch their business models to a jury, which will assess them.

Lapland UAS will sponsor part of the travel expemses.


Ries E. (2011) The Lean Startup. How constant innovation creates radically successful businesses. Portfolio Penguin.

Ries E.(2017) The Startup Way. Portfolio Penquin.

Bessant, J. and Tidd, J. (2015). Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Wiley


The lean startup methodology seeks to eliminate wasteful practices and increase value-producing practices during the product or service development phase so that startups can have a better chance of success without requiring large amounts of outside funding, elaborate business plans, and the perfect product or service. Customer feedback during the product or service development is integral to the lean startup process, and ensures that the produces does not invest time designing features or services that consumers do not want.

Materials and instructions will be on Openmoodle.

29 November at 18.00 - 19.30an online introduction (AC) for Lapland UAS and Kajaani UAS students.

7 - 8 December a work-shop in Tornio

December - May online teamwork.

6 to 10 May 2019 conference and pitch in Belfast.


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Student shows readiness to plan and develop business models for a start-up or and existing enterprise in a team.

Student takes actively part in the transnational and interdisciplinary team-work.

Student shows good readiness to plan business models for a start-up or an existing enterprise, and is able to design a plan for its development.

Student takes actively part in the transnational team-work and shows creativity.

Student shows excellent readiness to plan a business model for a start-up or an existing enterprise, and is able to design a plan for its development.   .

Student takes actively part in the transnational team-work and shows innovative leadership skills.

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