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EduFutura entrepreneurship studies

Dreams+Inspirations!

Registration period 8.4.2022–28.10.2022. Small group teaching, In English 2.11.2022–14.12.2022 (contact sessions: Wed 2.11.2022 at 14.15 – 17.00; Wed 16.11.2022 at 12.15 – 19.00; Wed 30.11.2022 at 12.15 – 19.00; Wed 14.12.2022 at 13.00 – 16.00). Dreams+Inspiration! -course inspires you about your own employment. In this course you may further study your own professional dreams and get inspired about a possibility of creating your own job in incrementally changing working life full of experts and entrepreneurs. Students must enrol in their home institution's registration system.

Credits: 3

Organizer: EduFutura institutes

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student, upper secondary school student, vocational student

Advanced Software Business

Registration period: 15.8.2022 – 12.1.2023. Lectures 13.1.2023–19.3.2023. This course contains following themes related to work of a development director or a non-technical project manager in a software enterprise: Economics and organisation of project business, service business and product firms; Management structures and internal operation in a software enterprise in general and in software development (including traditional, lean and kanban); Business models in software firms; Processes of a software firm (e.g. product roadmapping and product strategies, licensing, IPR and legal issues, international operations); and Strategy and positioning themes (e.g. platforms, components, multi-sided market theories, modularity of software offering, positioning firm value creation in networks/ecosystems). This course assumes that you have already completed your bachelor’s studies and you are currently doing your master’s or doctoral studies.

Course: TJTS5701

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Information Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Art and Wellbeing module

Arts and Wellbeing

Registration period 8.8.2022–9.1.2023. Lectures 13.1.2023–19.5.2023. The course focuses on the wellbeing potential of arts from psychological, physiological and social quality perspectives. The course includes lectures on practical applications of arts for wellbeing as well as the latest research in the field.

Course: MUTS1101

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Department of Music, Art and Culture Studies

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Clinical biomechanics

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Enrolment has ended. More information about next enrolment will be announced later. In this course, basic biomechanical concepts are integrated into a clinical framework. Students are expected to contribute with their own background knowledge to the multidisciplinary group work. Preliminary knowledge of basic anatomy and biomechanics is needed.

Course: BMES1001

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences

To whom: Jamk student

Restriction: This course is for students in the JAMK Master of Health Care, DP in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy programme and the students in the JYU Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences.

EduFutura Work and Entrepreneurship module

Creating Careers

Registration period 5.9.2021–30.11.2022. Online teaching 1.9.2021–31.12.2022. The course gives basic information about employment, search for work, and working life. The expert lectures, events, and workshops included in the course offer information about current working life topics and skills. The course aims to develop understanding and skills that will help you to plan and build your career path. The topics of the study sessions include, for example, the Finnish working culture, job markets, employment, and self-employment, writing of a CV, and information on how to market and promote your skills and competencies. The course can be completed with distance learning methods in JYU Moodle.

Course: URAM003

Credits: 1

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Student and Academic Services

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Digital Service Design

Registration period 15.8.2022–24.10.2022. Lectures 25.10.2022–29.12.2022. This course focuses on digital service research, more specifically on innovation and design of digital services. The idea is to give you a broad understanding of the digital service innovation and design field as a whole with the aim of preparing you for doing research in the area of digital service innovation and design. This course assumes that you have completed your bachelor’s studies and you are currently doing your master’s or doctoral studies. Course taught in English.

Course: TJTS5601

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Information Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Digital Service Innovations

Registration period 15.8.2022–20.3.2023. Lectures 21.3.2023–28.5.2023. The course focuses on digital service innovation. More specifically on service innovation, management and development for understanding the design of cyber-physical, cognitive, and smart services. This course assumes that you have already completed your bachelor’s studies and you are currently doing your master’s or doctoral studies.Digital Service Innovations course taught in English.

Course: TJTS5603

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Information Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Digitalization of Services

Registration period 24.10.2022–16.1.2023. Lectures 17.1.2023–19.3.2023. After the course, students will have good knowledge and understanding of research in the area of digitalization of services. They can acquire knowledge and read critically relevant research articles in some of the leading academic journals and conference proceedings, and apply conceptual models and methods of service digitalization in practice. This course assumes that you have already completed your bachelor’s studies and you are currently doing your master’s or doctoral studies. Course taught in English.

Course: TJTS5602

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Information Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Entrepreneurship module

Entrepreneurship in Action

Registration period 8.8.2022–25.5.2023. Learning diary 1.9.2022–25.5.2023. On successful completion of the course, students will be able to analyze their participation in entrepreneurial endeavors / entrepreneurship related events with the help of academic literature on entrepreneurship. Requirements: the basics of entrepreneurship & the student is going to participate in, e.g., the following: the planning of a new business, the lauch of a new business, the daily operations of a new business or an entrepreneurship related event.

Course: JSBA2010

Credits: 2 - 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Growth Hacking

Registration period 15.8.2022–15.1.2023. Lectures 16.1.2023–19.3.2023. This course focuses on growing your digital marketing results faster through growth hacking techniques, methods, tools, and practices! The student will understand the benefits of the most useful metrics such as lean analytics, web traffic, digital conversion funnels, Lifetime Value, and Customer Acquisition Cost. A continuous experimentation model is introduced to guide business growth through rapid experiments. Experiments may involve a combination of marketing, software development, sales, service design, and analytics techniques. A basic understanding of web technologies (e.g., online marketing, email marketing, search engine optimization) is beneficial for the course.

Course: TJTS5703

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Information Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Idea to Business

Registration period: 8.8.2022–20.9.2022. Lectures 22.9.2022–1.12.2022. Contact teaching course in English, hybrid. Contents in small group business idea coaching: new venture creation and analyses related to that such as product -cutomer matrix, market analysis, competitor analysis, marketing & sales plan, financial calculations and final oral elevator pitch. Please see detailed course description and register also on the Startup Factory website yritystehdas.fi/en/idea-to-business

Course: JSBA2004 

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä/The Startup Factory Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics/The Startup Factory

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student, upper secondary school student, vocational student

Orientation studies

Introduction to planetary well-being

Registration by 22.1.2023. The course explores the global environmental crises of climate change and biodiversity loss, their causes and historical development pathways. The course will also explore international agreements on sustainable development and environmental and nature conservation, the global challenges in achieving sustainable development, and the concept of planetary well-being.

Course: BENY2021

Credits: 1

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Department of Biological and Environmental Science

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student, upper secondary school student, vocational student

EduFutura Work and Entrepreneurship module

Lean Startups

Registration period 15.8.2022–23.10.2022. Lectures 24.10.2022–12.12.2022. In this course, students will become entrepreneurs and startuppers. They will work on their own idea or develop a new business idea jointly from scratch. The students can simulate the life of a startup as a course exercise or establish a real company. The core goal of the course is to gain an increased understanding of how emergent innovations translate into commercial reality and might transform society. This course assumes that you have already completed your bachelor’s studies and you are currently doing your master’s or doctoral studies.

Course: TJTS5702

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Information Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Special Issues in Game Studies – Esport Cultures

Enrolment has ended. More information about next enrolment will be announced later. This online course gives an overview of the quickly developing field of competitive gaming, covering various forms of games, and the main concepts used. The main actors and their roles will discussed, with special emphasis on audiences and audience practices, both in online streams and LAN events. The course also looks at the historical development of competitive gaming since the first Arcade Game tournaments. Other topics include sportification and the relation of esports to traditional sports and physical exercise, esport transmediality, and esports as business and profession. The course consists of lectures, selection of research literature, and assignments.

Course: NKTA1091

Credits: 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Department of Music, Art and Culture Studies

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

EduFutura Work and Entrepreneurship module, Project competence module

Team&Client Project Course

Registration period 30.5.2022–29.1.2023. Project, In English 30.1.2023–7.5.2023. During the Team and Client –project course students will practice project and teamwork skills and network with students in other fields. Students will implement a development project providing new ideas and knowledge for a real client in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams. Opintojakso on tarjolla suomeksi kesällä 2022.

Course: URAA1001

Credits: 3 - 6

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Student and Academic Services

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Topical Course on Digital Services

Enrolment has ended. More information about next enrolment will be announced later. The course focuses on digital service research on a selected topical area and includes critical examination and evaluation of contemporary research. The idea is to give the students a broad understanding of the area with the aim of preparing students for doing research in the area of digital services. Course taught in English. Preferably you have already done some courses in the area of digital services, but this is not a mandatory requirement.

Course: TJTS5604

Credits: 1 - 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Information Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Orientation studies

Digital marketing in practice

Enrolment period 1.9.2022-22.1.2023. This course introduces the students with Google’s digital marketing tools. Main themes of the course are online visibility, search engine optimization, advertising and analytics, display advertisement, social media marketing and mobile marketing.

Course: JSBY7110

Credits: 2

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student, upper secondary school student, vocational student

Integration into the Finnish Society

Enrolment open until 23.10.2022. By completing this informative course you will gain information about living in Finland, its culture, habits and practices in order to be able to integrate into the society. You will understand how Finnish society functions and you will be capable of acting as a part of the society.

Course: ZW00BS75-3002

Credits: 2

Organizer: Jamk School of Business

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

Purchasing Management

Enrolment period 1.8.2022-31.5.2023. The main themes in the course will be purchasing management, purchasing process, analyzing and developing purchasing and a selected special topic in purchasing management.

Credits: 5 - 5

Organizer: Jamk School of Technology

To whom: JYU student, upper secondary school student, vocational student

Topical Course in SB&E

Registration period: 4.8.2022–23.10.2022. Exam 24.10.2022–31.12.2022. This course covers Blockchain-based technologies and key concepts such as smart contracts, cryptocurrencies, digital wallets, and ICOs. We will discuss the potential benefits and challenges of developing blockchain-based business ecosystems and their governance while covering the technology, business, legal and regulatory aspects.

Course: TJTS5704

Credits: 1 - 5

Organizer: University of Jyväskylä Faculty of Information Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student

3D Modelling CATIA V6 (nonstop)

Enrolment has ended. More information about next enrolment will be announced later. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Technical drawing and CAD. Course information: 3D modelling methods. Model structure and the use of structure tree. The hierarchy of features and assemblies. Creating drawings on a model and an assembly parts list on an assembly drawing. Parametrisation at model level.

Course: TKKP0550AC

Credits: 3

Organizer: Jamk School of Technology

To whom: Jamk student, JYU student, upper secondary school student, vocational student

Android Application Development

Enrolment has ended. More information about next enrolment will be announced later. Prerequisites: Basics of IT and object-oriented programming. Course information: Android platform and architecture, interface implementation, intents ja notifications, themes and styles, use of threads, utilization of media and camera, downloading and saving information on an Android device, applications for home screen of Android device, creating and using one’s own background processes, utilization of map services, handling of sensors, design and implementation of developed interfaces, application release.

Course: TTOW0625

Credits: 5

Organizer: Jamk School of Technology

To whom: JYU student, vocational student

Basics of Purchasing (nonstop)

Enrolment has ended. More information about next enrolment will be announced later. You will understand the role and importance of procurement in organizations and networks. You will be familiar with the key features of the procurement process and the different sectors. You understand the main features related to purchasing management. You will gain an overview of the opportunities in purchasing development.

Course: TLLY2500

Credits: 5

Organizer: Jamk School of Technology

To whom: JYU student, upper secondary school student, vocational student

Blender Modeling

Enrolment has ended. More information about next enrolment will be announced later. Prerequisites: Knowledge of 2D image processing and working with layers. Course information: The student is familiarized with the user interface of Blender 2.8+ and can create optimized content for different platforms. The student is able to utilize different modeling techniques and styles to achieve visually appealing results.

Course: HTG414W1

Credits: 5

Organizer: Jamk School of Business

To whom: JYU student, vocational student