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A370A0401 Case-Course of Business, 6 cr 
Code A370A0401  Validity 01.08.2012 -
Name Case-Course of Business  Abbreviation Case-Course of 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Business and Management 

Argyro Almpanopoulou 

Description by Study Guide

Location: Lappeenranta


B.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) 3


1-2, 3-4

Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Researcher, D.Sc. (Econ. Bus. Adm.) Argyro Almpanopoulou (edit.27.6.2019)


The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the case-writing through the self-oriented independent team work by making an exersice of a business analysis of a real case firm. The students are able to evaluate and describe firm's business practices, markets, and explain their development using the frameworks she or he has learned at previous courses. The student is able to construct a well-written description of a case-firm and its business environment as well as provide concluding suggestions for the development targets for the firm using different empirical materials collected during the exercise. In addition, students train to organize and study the group work by themselves being collectively/as a group responsible for the case process and results.


Strategy analysis. Case study methodology. Case-writing.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 4 h, selection of case-company and collection of data 40 h, reading of the literature needed in the analysis and description of the case 40 h, case-writing in English (international groups) or Finnish 76 h and possible final seminar (4 hours). Total workload for student 160 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Grade 0-5, evaluation 0–100 p. Literary group assignment 100%.

Course Materials 

Lecture slides.


B. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) 2 studies

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 10

Description and DL of the company assignment 

Exercise is a real-life business case that can/recommended to be a project for a company.


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Case-Course of Business  COURSE  Argyro Almpanopoulou 
07.01.20 -17.04.20 -

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