Entrepreneurial Courses

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Aalto Ventures Program Courses

Students from all six schools of Aalto University are welcome to take AVP courses as electives and also opt for the Startup Minor.

AVP courses provide Aalto students with diverse steps into entrepreneurship.

Our courses cover important aspects of entrepreneurship; leadership, design thinking, finance, innovation, start-ups, prototyping, storytelling and much more.

The courses are taught by a wide network of educators: entrepreneurs, angels, VCs, executives and researchers. They will help you to build the capabilities for your career.

Course Code Credits Lecture times Notes
Courses starting in period I

Yrittäjyys Aallossa

During the course you get familiar with the entrepreneurship scene, the Finnish startup ecosystem and Aalto University’s entrepreneurship society. After the course, you have the tools to start developing your own business idea and you will be able to find the best support for that inside Aalto.
AAN-A1001 1 ECTS Period I Course is taught in Finnish.

Introduction to Digital Business and Venturing

CS-E5120 3 ECTS Period I

Startup Experience

Do you want to learn about how to create new business? Do you want to join or set up a startup? This and much more you will learn in the Startup Experience course.
TU-E4100 9 ECTS Period I-II Tue 09-12 Thu 14-16 Also in period III-IV

Opportunity Prototyping

Find and define a business opportunity worth pursuing.
TU-E4040 3 ECTS Period I

Storytelling - a Narrative Approach for Entrepreneurship

Tell the story of your business.
23E85000 3 ECTS Period I Also in period II

Refresher on Business Research

TU-E4130 1 ECTS Period I Also in period III
Courses starting in period II

Design and Innovation in Context

TU-E4060 6 ECTS Period II

Managing Innovative Sales

An exhaustive overview of sales management theories, with an emphasis on technology, innovation, disruption and digitalization. Half of the lecturing done with online videos, grading based on exercise effort.
TU-E4080 3 ECTS Period II

Managing Innovative Sales, exercises

Sales skills workshop course aimed at personal capability and intended to help in implementing effective sales activities.
TU-E4090 3 ECTS Intensive period

Storytelling - a Narrative Approach for Entrepreneurship

Tell the story of your business.
23E85000 3 ECTS Period II Also in period I

Advanced Storytelling

23E85050 3 ECTS Period II

Digital Business Management

CS-E5130 4 ECTS Period II
Courses starting in period III

Startup Experience

Do you want to learn about how to create new business? Do you want to join or set up a startup? This and much more you will learn in the Startup Experience course.
TU-E4100 9 ECTS Period III-IV Tue 09-12 Thu 14-16 Also in period I-III

Operations Management for New Ventures

TU-E2130 3 ECTS Period III-IV

Strategies for Growth and Renewal

TU-E1021 5 ECTS Period III-IV

Refresher on Business Research

TU-E4130 1 ECTS Period III Also in period I
Courses starting in period IV

Startup Finance

TU-E4031 5 ECTS Period IV

Sustainable Entrepreneurship

25E18000 6 ECTS Period IV
Courses starting in period V

Startup Marketing

TU-E4071 5 ECTS Period V 2019 taught during summer

Startup Leadership

TU-E4051 5 ECTS Period V

Global Business in the Digital Age

CS-E5140 4 ECTS Period V
Summer courses

Aalto Fellows

Aalto Fellows is a six-month work and study program designed to develop a theoretical and practical understanding of entrepreneurship. It consists of two courses and they are only offered as a package deal.
TU-E4110 and TU-E4120 10 ECTS See full schedule https://aaltofellows.com Seperate application period every January
Project courses

Leadership and Knowledge Management, Special Topics (V)

Course is offered with varying content for example Slush Leadership Experience, Junction Leadership Experience and Vaikuttavaksi johtajaksi kasvaminen.
TU-E3160 Varying Current courses and more details in MyCourses

High Growth Entrepreneurship with varying content

Course code for various projects.
TU-E4011 Varying