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Code: ENT1LF101
Scope: 5 ECTS
Timing: semester 2
Language: English
Curriculum: GLOBBA16
Course level: Basic Studies
Course type: compulsory

Starting level and linkage with other courses
No prerequisites.

Learning outcomes
You identify and describe key concepts and processes in entrepreneurship. You can assess your current level of entrepreneurial behaviour. You recognize differences in entrepreneurship in different cultures. You can generate and assess business ideas and develop an idea into a business model.


  • key concepts in entrepreneurship: an entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, a business
  • entrepreneurship processes: personal growth to entrepreneurship, from an idea to business model, starting a business
  • entrepreneurial competencies
  • different forms of entrepreneurship: individual entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, social entrepreneurship

Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
If you have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, you can show the competence with a demonstration and progress faster through your studies. More information and instructions for RPL are available at MyNet.

Cooperation with the business community
Interviews with entrepreneurs provide insight to the life of entrepreneurs in Finland and abroad.

Students investigate and compare entrepreneurship in different cultures.

Course Format
Contact and distant sessions or educationalisation.

Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Excellent (5), Very good (4), Good (3), Satisfactory (2), Fair (1), Fail (0).
Link to the joint assessment grid. The assessment of one’s own learning.

Course teachers
Ilkka Malinen, Maija Suonpää

Learning materials
Materials to be announced in the implementation plan.