Turku, Finland

From Idea to Prototype

blended course
when 5 August 2024 - 16 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 75

Are you dreaming about starting your own business? Before putting your plans into action, let’s develop fast your business idea to a prototype together. This three-day workshop implements design thinking principles according to a concept that triggers design and makes you collect feedback. Literature studies are included to create the theoretical foundation even if this course is practical.

Contact teaching in Turku 5 August – 16 August. The start of the course is completed online as we organise literature circles on start-up studies for you before doing the design thinking workshops.

Course leader

Novia University of Applied Sciences

Dr Reija Anckar

Target group

Undergraduate students with at least two years completed of Bachelor’s studies in any field.

Course aim

Upon successful completion of the course, the students can explore their business idea further together with team members and other people. The students know how to design their idea and develop it further by using lean start-up methodology. The students are able to collect customer feedback and utilize customer insight in development process, create prototype, define, and refine their business idea. The students can test their ability to act according to entrepreneurial behaviour patterns.

Fee info

EUR 75: The course fee includes:

- Registering to the course and customer service
- Teaching, study facilities in Turku