Managing New Ventures for Global Growth, 5 Cr (Master`s level)

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Date
    06.03.2018 - 24.04.2018
Last enrolment date
    25.02.2018
Goal
    The objective of the course is to enhance the student´s capacity to understand challenges of a new venture development, and help the student to utilize the best venture development methodologies like Lean Startup, 80/20 rule and Customer Interviews. The student will learn to identify personal strengths and weaknesses, and understand the importance of forming a well-rounded venture building team, as well as how to lead and manage a new venture development. The student is able to manage the innovation process, identify new business opportunities for the international market, and learn how to raise a venture capital funding with financial metrics.
Contents
    The objective of the course is to enhance the student´s capacity to understand challenges of a new venture development, and help the student to utilize the best venture development methodologies like Lean Startup, 80/20 rule and Customer Interviews. The student will learn to identify personal strengths and weaknesses, and understand the importance of forming a well-rounded venture building team, as well as how to lead and manage a new venture development. The student is able to manage the innovation process, identify new business opportunities for the international market, and learn how to raise a venture capital funding with financial metrics.
Accomplishment
    Contact lessons, assignements
Literature
    Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World
Tim Ferriss

The Four Steps to the Epiphany
Steve Blank

1: The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company
Blank, Steve

The Startup Way: How Modern Companies Use Entrepreneurial Management to Transform Culture and Drive Long-Term Growth
Ries, Eric

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses
Ries, Eric
Price
    75 €

Free of charge for the students of Jyväskylä University. Please use your student e-mail address in enrolment form.
Further Information
    lipa.avoinamk@jamk.fi
Other info
    Lecturer in charge: Markus Mäntynen
Visiting lecturers:
•Olli Rundgren, CEO of Psyon Games, 10.4.
•Jussi Muurikainen, Guru at KleverApp, 17.4.
•Juhani Risku, Concept Design, Service Design, 24.4.
•Assistant prof. Mari Suoranta, Team Creation, 8.5.
•Sakari Oikarinen, CEO of New business development agency, 15.5.
•Vesa Kupari, Unifund, Investor insights, importance of an effective board, 22.5.
•Pekka Abrahamsson, Startup Professor, 5.6.

See the Timetable