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Sustainable Management of New VenturesLaajuus (5 cr)

Code: YH00CB49

Credits

5 op

Teaching language

  • English

Responsible person

  • Juha Saukkonen

Objective

The objective of the course is to enhance your capacity to assess the human resource needs of a new venture as well as identify personal strengths and weaknesses. You will learn to highlight the importance of forming a well-rounded venture-building team, as well as how to lead and manage new ventures. You are able to manage the innovation process and identify new business opportunities in interrnational markets.

The competences that you will develop in this course are sustainable global business management and operating in a workplace.

Sustainable global business management:
You apply disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge to identify new business opportunities and propose sustainable business solutions to lead and manage new ventures in global markets.

Operating in a workplace:
You are able to lead innovation projects with a well-rounded venture-building team. You interact constructively in teamwork and promote the team’s well-being.

Content

Building a new team, managing innovation projects, and leading new ventures in global markets sustainably.

Qualifications

Global Marketing and Sales

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Sufficient (1):
You understand the fundamentals of the innovation process and leading new ventures.

Satisfactory (2):
You know the principles of the innovation process and leading new ventures. You are able to identify personal strengths and weaknesses in forming a well-rounded venture-building team.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Good (3):
You are able to form a well-rounded venture-building team to lead innovation projects. You can apply disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge to identify new business opportunities and propose sustainable business solutions to lead and manage new ventures sustainably.

Very good (4):
You are able to form a well-rounded venture-building team to lead innovation projects insightfully. You can apply disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge insightfully to identify new business opportunities and propose sustainable business solutions to lead and manage new ventures sustainably.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

You are able to manage the innovation process insightfully and critically. You can apply disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge insightfully and critically to identify new business opportunities and to lead and manage new ventures sustainably.

Materials

Christensen, M. (1997) Innovator's Dilemma.
Christensen, M. and Raynor, M.E. (2013) Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth.
Start-Up Genome Report (latest online version) Start-Up genome report on Premature scaling (latest online version)