“The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller”, said Steve Jobs. Register now to be more like Steve.


Few things are as influential as a good story well told, whether you want to pitch your startup idea or be the most interesting person in the room. Taught by Bruce Oreck, you’ll learn through exercises, feedback and discussion. The course will make you master storyteller, who understands the mechanics of a good story and can deliver them memorably. And no doubt will you live happily ever after.


In a nutshell
Course name: Storytelling – A narrative approach for entrepreneurship
Course code: 23E85000
Teacher: Bruce Oreck
Credits: 3 ECTS
Time: 2nd period, 30.10. – 4.12.2019
Place: Otaniemi campus


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The goal of the Storytelling course is to provide a practical deep-dive into effective communications. Students will learn to apply it in their own lives and careers through a series of exercises. The course emphasizes iterative cycles of research and practice, where personal storytelling skills are developed through feedback and discussion.


After completing the course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand and explain the mechanics of storytelling
  2. Design and deliver memorable and impactful stories
  3. Gain enhanced self-confidence and become a skilled storyteller

The course assignments are designed to form a portfolio of your skills as a storyteller. You will publish stories online, gain live storytelling experience, and build your professional network as a part of course assignments.


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If you have further questions, feel free to get in touch with the course staff!
Responsible teacher
Bruce Oreck




AVP offers a wide variety of entrepreneurship courses to all Aalto students with topics like leadership, design thinking, finance, innovation, prototyping, storytelling and many more. The courses are taught by a wide network of educators: entrepreneurs, VCs, executives, and researchers. They will help you to build the capabilities for your career. Join to learn how to build like an entrepreneur.