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StartUp School - Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset

StartUp School - Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset

Code: WOR8HH022
Scope: 5 ECTS (135 h)
Timing: 1.-7. semester
Language: English or Finnish
Course level: Professional Studies (or Free-choice)
Course type: Elective (or Free-choice)

Details of implementation and enrollment, please, see http://startupschool.fi/what-we-offer/courses/

 

Starting level and linkage with other courses
Student has a business idea that he/she wants to explore more.

 

Learning objectives and assessment
Student starts building his/her own entrepreneurial path and takes the first steps on developing his/her own business idea. At the same time the student tests his/her ability to act in an entrepreneurial way. The course covers the following topics: self-leadership, business idea, communication and networking, goal setting and action plan.

 

Recognizing and validating prior learning (RPL)
Accreditation of prior learning is applied on the course according to separate instructions. Please contact startupschool@haaga-helia.fi.

 

Working life connections
The key driver of the course is the student’s own business idea that will be coached by an experienced staff member.

 

Internationality
Internationality is visible through the assignments.

 

Contents
The course starts with a meeting with a StartUp School coach. After that the student starts working on the assignments independently. Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset includes four different parts which can be completed in any order. Student also attends minimum one DEM meeting while working on the assignments. After completing the assignments the student attends the final DEM meeting with a StartUp School coach and evaluates his own learning and validity of the business idea.

 

Learning methods
Includes at least three (3) coaching meetings and independent work between the meetings.

 

Assessment criteria
The course is graded on the scale 1-5. The assessment criterion is presented on scale 1-3-5. For detailed assessment criteria, please see SUS Base.

 

Teachers responsible
Please see StartUp School website http://startupschool.fi/who-we-are/coaches/.

 

Course materials
Available in Moodle.