Maria Välivirta Havia, Timo Luukka
Value proposition design: how to create products and services customers want: get started with. Osterwalder et al. 2014. (e-book at FINNA)
Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur & Tim Clark: Business model generation: a handbook for visionaries, game changers and challengers. Available in the school library, also as an eBook.
Further study material (teachers' materials, additional articles and material links) will be provided in Optima during the course.
Individual work: User based innovation, solution creation
Group assignments: Products and market analysis, product specification, product development, go-to-market planning, solution selling, presentation
1) Individual pre-assignment 1 fail/ 1-5 (breadth and quality of content, facts supporting findings, quality of report) 30% of grade
Individual pre-assignment 2 fail / pass breadth and quality of content, quality of report
2) Final team report - fail/ 1-5 written and oral (background research, breadth and quality of content, facts supporting findings, quality of report)(content, breadth, sources used, documentation of feedback received and action taken based on feedback) 70% of grade
3) Peer evaluations (content, breadth, proposals for the team receiving feedback)
Not participating in AGM's is reflected in the students grade. If the student is not present in any AGMs the students course will be evaluated as "fail".
31.08.2021 - 30.12.2021
01.06.2021 - 14.10.2021
Engineering and Business
Information provided by the teachers on request.
Degree Programme in International Business (not translated)
No alternative ways to pass the course available.
If you want to try AHOT, please contact one week prior to the course start.
No exams on this course.
Innovation pedagogy, teamlearning, digilearning
Fact finding, analysis and decision-making, evaluation, reporting and presentation.
IMPORTANT - PRE-ASSIGNMENTS DUE TO BE RETURNED BY OCTOBER 3.
Please read the instructions for the pre-assignments in ItsLearning and return your reports by 03.10.2021.
This course contains topics like product innovation, productization and go-to-market processes. After the course student is able to understand main principles of productitazion and its processes. Student has knowledge of customer based thinking and how it can be utilized to productization. Critical thinking and fact based evaluation are important skills developed in the course.
Course tasks includes individual pre-assignment and a group assignment in small teams.
Timing of the course:
01.09. - 01.10. Individual pre-assignment, innovation
07.10 - 28.10. Team assignment, Productization process
28.10. - 18.11. Team assignment, Product development and productization
18.11. - 28.11. Team assignment, Go-to-market process, sell the solution
Returned assignments do not meet requirements.
Individual assignments: Reports do present results but they lack factual foundation, they are superficial and not well argued for.
Reports do include results which are well presented, are based on facts and are well argued for. Reports include some analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the work done. Work is based on the theoretical content and models presented in the course. Team is able to implement teachers' feedback and make improvements in final report.
Reports are of high quality grammatically and content wise. Content contains in-depth analysis, fact based argumentation and adequate critique of the results presented. Results have a direct link to the theoretical content and models presented in the course. The final report reflects discussions and improvement ideas given during the course..