Do you want to improve the sustainability of a business model?
This course explores strategies to achieve sustainability within a start-up or business model. Using theoretical models, case-studies and reflection exercises, you will be guided through different parts of the organizational model and learn how to incorporate sustainable-thinking across each part.
At the end of the course you will be able to provide an advice on how a business model can execute more sustainable strategies.
Note: The Moodle platform for the academic year 2022-2023 will be closed on August 31, 2023. The Moodle platform for the academic year 2023-2024 will be opened on August 1, 2023. Please choose your course according to your own schedule.
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.
The course consists primarily of self-paced online learning. You will be guided through a series of short videos and learning exercises to achieve the learning outcomes.
During the course you will need to apply learnings to an existing business model or to a startup model.
After the course, you:
- will understand the key concepts of a sustainable business model strategy
- have developed a personal toolkit of canvasses and tools to advise on sustainable business modelling
- will be able to apply sustainable business modeling strategies to an existing case.
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 in sustainable business modelling. You can apply learnings to develop an advice for a real case. You have completed the learning assignments, which includes desk and possibly field research.
Failed if you have not succeeded in understanding the phenomena of sustainable business modelling. You have not mastered the learning outcomes in a way that you could provide an advice to incorporate sustainable thinking at different parts of a business or start-up model.
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 Business24
Credits: 1 ects
Course code: NN00FK99-3005
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 NN00FK99-3005
Cross-institutional service + course code NN00FK99-3005
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This course is also available via Open University of Applied Sciences.