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Introduction to micro-entrepreneurship in Finland (OPEN UNI), autumn 2023

5 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2023-2024 , AY00AH94

Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Web-Based Studies

Course study period




Education information

This course is part of a study module:

The course provides an introduction a comprehensive understanding of the field of micro-entrepreneurship for participants who are interested in micro-entrepreneurship in Finland and/or who are interested in starting a career as a micro-entrepreneur.

The course provides basic understanding of the definitions and importance of micro-enterprises, and the special features of micro-entrepreneurship management. The content of the course includes the importance of values, goals and competencies in relation to business success.

This course also provides practical tools for financial and business planning that support future and current entrepreneurs in both planning and running a micro-enterprise in Finland. Additionally, participants are provided with links to relevant documentation, authorities and entrepreneurship networks in Finland.

Education format

Continuous learning
Open university


Academic Year 2023-2024



Course organiser

University of Oulu



Prerequisities and co-requisites

The course is an independent entity and its completion does not require other studies.

Contact information

Guidance and counselling

Last updated: 10.11.2023