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Business models and ecosystems

Individual course

If you are taking this course as part of a FITech minor, please note that all minors will be offered for the last time in the academic year 2021-2022. Please check the individual courses for updates regarding future availability.

The course gives an advanced understanding of the key characteristics of industrial project business and its special management functions and areas.

Focusing on industrial projects globally and how they are carried out to deliver and integrate new technologies and complex systems in a multi-stakeholder environment, this course goes through techniques, tools and methods for the management of project networks, project firms, and project business networks.

After examination the student will be know how to map, analyse and design business models from an ecosystem perspective.

Generic skills:

  • Information searching skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team work ability
  • Written and oral presentation skills
  • Argumentation and opposing skills
  • Ability to give, receive and deal with feedback
  • Ability to work against deadlines

Taking the course

  • Timetable of the learning sessions can be found from the link below
  • Examination is divided into three parts. Individual open-book exam (40 %), individual assignments (30 %) writing of a business plan as a group (or individually) and its presentation (30 %). Additionally, students can collect 10 % as a bonus from activity.
  • There is no obligatory attendance in class, but to achieve the best grades and get the most out of the course without excessive effort, some attendance is recommended. If it is difficult for you to attend the learning sessions in class, you can take the course through Moodle and do your presentation online.

More info on Åbo Akademi’s course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

liiketoiminta bisnes teollisuus globaali kansainvälinen projektiliiketoiminta projektinhallinta project management liiketoimintamalli bisnesmalli tiedonhaku ongelmanratkaisu

Responsible teachers

Åbo Akademi
Magnus Hellström
Åbo Akademi
Jonas Spohr

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Monica Sandberg
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Technical studies
Industrial engineering and management
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Åbo Akademi University
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