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Sustainable Management of New Ventures (5 cr)

Code: YH00CB49-3001

General information


Timing

13.01.2025 - 18.05.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Business

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Master's Degree Programme in International Business Management

Teachers

  • Juha Saukkonen

Teacher in charge

Juha Saukkonen

Groups

  • ZJAYHS24S1
    Avoin AMK, lita, YAMK-polut, Sport Business Management
  • ZJAYBB24S1
    Avoin AMK, lita, YAMK-polut, International Business Management
  • YHS24S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport Business Management
  • YBB24S1
    Master of Business Administration, DP in International Business Management
  • YBB23S1
    Master of Business Administration, DP in International Business Management
  • YHS23S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport Business Management
  • YHS22S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport Business Management
  • YBB22S1
    Master's Degree Programme in International Business

Objectives

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.

Learning materials and recommended literature

Christensen, M. and Raynor, M.E. (2013) Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth.
Ries, E (2011): Lean Start-up
Start-Up Genome Report (latest online version) Start-Up genome report on Premature scaling (latest online version)
+ the additional printed and online material assigned by the teacher

Teaching methods

Luennot ja työpajat, pelisimulaatiot, verkko-oppiminen

Practical training and working life connections

guest lectures from business professionals

Exam dates and retake possibilities

no exam

Alternative completion methods

You have the right to apply for recognition of your studies if you have prior learning (e.g. university studies completed elsewhere) that can be accredited towards the degree you are currently completing.
The recognition of prior learning is possible in three primary ways: accreditation (replacement or inclusion), recognition of informal learning and studification. More precise info: JAMK Degree Regulations, section 17.

Student workload

Contact teaching sessions 30 h
Individual online learning + assignments 25 h
Groupwork 20 h
Business simulaatio 60 h

Content scheduling

2 x 2 day intensive contact sessions Friday-Saturday in March/April

Further information for students

Items of assessment
- groupwork presentation
- individual final assignment
- business simulation

Evaluation scale

0-5

Evaluation criteria, satisfactory (1-2)

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.

Evaluation criteria, good (3-4)

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.

Evaluation 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.

Prerequisites

Global Marketing and Sales