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LI19SP Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business

Course Description

Code4 LIP1000
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student forms a basic understanding of business and its role in the society: the meaning of entrepreneurship and the key characteristics of an entrepreneur. The student also understands the importance of a business plan and is familiar with its structure. The student is aware of the common business functions and their importance for business success.

The student becomes oriented into the three alternative focus areas of specialisation during the second and third year of his/her studies.
ContentBusiness and the society, business functions, entrepreneurship and business plan, forms of business. Orientation to focus areas of specialisation.
RequirementsExamination, assignments, group work.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialcurricula 2017-2019: Mariotti, S. & Glackin, C. 2010. Entrepreneurship. 2nd edition or newer. Prentice Hall.
curricula 2020 and later: Nickels, B., McHugh, J. & McHugh, S. 2019. Understanding Business. 12th edition. McGrawHill.
Other Considerations
Hannoura Abdelazim

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Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.