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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 

No requirements. It is better to have a businessidea to work with before entering this course.

 

Learning objectives and assessment  

You will explore your business idea further. By taking the first steps to develop the idea you will start building your own entrepreneurial path. At the same time you will test your ability to act according to entrepreneurial behavior patterns. The course covers the following topics: self-leadership, business idea, communication and networking, goal setting and action planning. 

Student has a business idea that he/she wants to explore furthermore. Student starts building his/her own entrepreneurial path and takes the first steps oin 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 planning. 

 

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  

Student develops his/her own business idea with an experienced coach 

 

Internationality 

Internationality is visible through the assignments. 

 

Contents 

The course contains two meetings, one in the beginning to help orientate to course, and one in the end for self-evaluation of learning and validity of the business idea. Between the meetings you will have four individual assignments.Course starts with a meeting with StartUp School personnel. Then student starts working on the assignments independently. Developing Entrepreneurial Mindset course has four assignments and two f-2-f meetings together with other students. Student attends one DEM-meeting while working on the assignments. After completing the assignments, the student attends the final DEM meeting with StartUp School personnel and evaluates his/her own learning and validity of the business idea. 

 

Learning methods 

Two DEM meetings and independent work between the meetings. 

 

Assessment criteria 

Student works independently and shows activity and entrepreneurial mind-set during the course. Course assessment is on a scale of 1 to 5. The assessment criteria is on a scale of 1-3-5. For detailed assessment criteria, please see SUS Base. 

 

Teachers responsible 

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

 

Course materials 

Available oin Moodle.