Do you want to become a socially and environmentally conscious professional?
This course provides an introductory look into sustainable entrepreneurship and its key concepts. You will learn what it means to be(come) a sustainable entrepreneur using theoretical models, case-studies and reflection exercises.
At the end of the course you will have developed an understanding of sustainable entrepreneurship and what this means for your own life, profession and/or your start-up.
This course is part of a set of online courses focused on sustainable entrepreneurship.
Other courses in this set include:
Note: it is not required to join all courses in this series. You can also enroll for just one course.
This course will take place online. The course consists primarily of self-paced online learning using a series of short videos and learning exercises to achieve the learning outcomes.
During the course you will need to find, interview and reflect on the case of one ‘real’ sustainable entrepreneur of your choosing.
After the course, you:
- will understand the key elements of sustainability in a start-up setting
- will have learnt from at least one sustainable entrepreneur in Finland
- can evaluate your own affinity toward sustainable entrepreneurship
This is a non-stop course and you can enroll anytime you want. You will study independently in your own pace.
Approved when you have demonstrated successful work towards the learning outcomes: you understand the main aspects of sustainable entrepreneurship. You can assess your own traits and connect them to sustainable entrepreneurship. You have completed the learning assignments, which includes an interview with a sustainable entrepreneur.
Failed if you have not succeeded in understanding the phenomena of sustainable entrepreneurship. You have not mastered the learning outcomes in a way that you could describe the required skills and asses your own capabilities in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship.
You can start the course right away on Moodle. You don’t have to wait to be accepted on the course, you can start studying when you want.
In order to get the credits, you also have to sign up officially in Pakki (TAMK Students) / Cross-Institutional Service (TAU Students). Please note that during the holiday seasons there are delays in the awarding of credits.
The course on Moodle
Key to sign up is SUSTAIN
Credits: 1 ects
Course code: NN00FK98-3003
Study method: Independent work
Experience level: Start with these
This is a non-stop course and you can start the course on Moodle right away. You will study independently in your own pace.
Pakki + course code NN00FK98-3003
Cross-institutional service + course code is NN00FK983003
! TAU-student: Cross-Institutional Service will be closed on 31st of May – 31st of July. During that period, you can already start and do the course on Moodle. In August you have to sign up officially in Cross-Institutional Service and after that coach will register you and you will get your credits.
Problems with Cross-Institutional Service? Check out our video.
This course is also available via Open University of Applied Sciences.
Relationship manager, coach
Titus van der Spek
This course is delivered by Titus van der Spek. Titus is a lecturer based in the Netherlands at the Hague University of Applied Sciences. He specializes in social entrepreneurship and innovation.