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CS34A0733 New Venture Creation, 6 cr 
Code CS34A0733  Validity 01.01.2018 - 31.07.2019
Name New Venture Creation  Abbreviation New Venture Cre 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassCourse   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Teachers
Name
Henri Hakala 
Kirsi Snellman 

Description by Study Guide
Note 

Schedule: intensive lecturing at the beginning of the period, independent group work, business planin pitching competition at the end of the period

 
Year 

M.Sc. (Tech.) 1

 
Period 

3

 
Teaching Language 

English

 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Professor, D.Sc. Henri Hakala

Post-doctoral researcher, D.Sc, Kirsi Snellman

 
Aims 

The course targets on the entrepreneurial phenomenon and especially on start-up analysis. After the course the student is familiar with entrepreneurship theory that integrates creativity, resource-based characteristics and finance. In addition, the student will understand  the start-up process, and is able to prepare a business plan.

 
Contents 

Entrepreneurship process, start-up theory, start-up strategies, financial analysis of the business concept, business plan and evaluation criteria.

 
Teaching Methods 

Lectures 8 h. Pitching competition 8 h, Online study and independent reading 76 h. Written assignment 70 h. In total 162 h.

 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 

No

 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Grades 0-5, evaluation 0-100 points. Assignments 100%. (pitching competition 30%, written business plan 70%)

 
Course Materials 

Kubr, T., Marchesi, H., Ilar, D., Kienhuis, H. (2013). Starting Up: achieving success with professional business planning. McKinsey.

Lecture/Moodle material

 
Limitation for students? (Yes, number, priorities/Leave empty) 

Yes, maximum 80. Priority is given to the student in Entrepreneurship masters program and students of entrepreneurship minor.

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

No

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

No

 


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