Online course, Finland

Social Innovation And Entrepreneurship Camp

online course
when 3 August 2020 - 14 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 420

On this summer course you will learn how to combine social innovation and entrepreneurship through teamwork and design thinking. You will work as a member of small team to develop a business idea to answer a customer need and answer a specific sustainability challenge based on one of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) identified by the United Nations. The summer course is based on intensive teamwork and participation in the group meetings. There will be introductions by specialists and group dialogue on topics such as design processes and design thinking, social innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainable and ethical business practices, business models and effective teamwork.

Target group

University students and graduates from around the world.

Course aim

After the taking the summer course, you will be able to:

-Describe and participate in a social innovation design process
-Develop ideas for a business based on sustainable development goals
-Apply design thinking to answer customer needs and create a sustainable and ethical business
-Engage in dialogue about ethical and sustainable business practices
-Design a business model for a social enterprise together with others
-Pitch a business idea incorporating social innovation to investors

Fee info

EUR 420: Course fee for students external to Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences.
EUR 0: Courses are free of charge to degree students and exchange students (academic year 2020-2021) of Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences.


No scholarships available.