Time: 30.10. – 20.12.2019, online course
Place: E-campus
Extent: 5cr
Number of study places:200
Target group: Those who are interested
Lecturer: Ksenia Sharapova, email is firstname.surname@xamk.fi

Credited in degree: free-choice electives
Competence according to curriculum: core competence
Enrolment by: 15.10.2019
Price: free of charge

Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.


Learning outcomes:
StartUp Passion MOOC is an interactive educational MOOC (massive open online course) on idea generation, innovating, and entrepreneurship. This MOOC will offer inspirational material and cross-border interactive experiences for participants to enhance passion for ideation, innovation and startups.

-action learning experience
-creation of international, multi-disciplinary, entrepreneurial network
-tools and better capabilities for developing your business idea

StartUp Passion Mooc is implemented on Eliademy.com platform. It runs intensively for 8 weeks. Students will study the offered material on the platform and complete the required assignments independently and in groups.

In the course students will be introduced to an Ideawall, which is an interactive application that was developed for this course. It allows students around the world to have the discussion and develop their ideas. The course gives an opportunity for students to make the first steps on the entrepreneurial path.
The content of the course goes through the following steps:

-inspiration – 1 week
-ideation – 1 week
-innovation (idea wall) – 2 weeks
-incubation (business model canvas + value proposition canvas) 2 weeks
-illustration (passion pitch) – 1 week
-the future steps – 1 week

As far as the course requires group work, the assignments should be completed according to the schedule. The assignments will be returned to the platform and the students will give peer feedback as well as perform self-reflection activities.

Startup Passion MOOC introduction on YouTube:

Assessment: Approved exercises.

Certificate of these studies will be delivered 
 – in paper form for those who have their home address in Finland
 – by email in PDF form for those who have their home address in some other country.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email auli.kasurinen@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
If you are not able to participate in the course, please let us know as soon as possible by email openstudies@xamk.fi. The enrolment can be cancelled free of charge before the studies begin. If the studies have already begun the fee must be paid in total.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approx. one week before the course starts.