YTTP2140 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (5 cr)

Study level:
Basic studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



• entrepreneurship from the point of views of individuals, organizations and societies
• self-oriented entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurship
• key phases of the entrepreneurial process
• different models of new venture creation
• growth of the firm, different growth strategies
• exit -strategies

Completion methods

Contact teaching course or online course, Autumn semester, 2nd period. (Information on different modes of completion will be given each year).

Assessment details

Accepted completion of the designated assignments. The assessment criteria of the course is specified in the study program annually.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
• name and define the different dimensions of entrepreneurship
• explain the changes in the social and economic role and meaning of entrepreneurship
• name and define the key phases of the entrepreneurial process
• analyze and compare the different models of new venture creation

Description of prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Study materials

Literature will be specified at the beginning of the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item