Course name Innovation Knowledge
Course date 15.08.2022 - 31.07.2023
Institution Savonia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field 4everyone HUB
Teacher Laitinen Matti
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Master’s level

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Enrolment period 15.08.2022 - 15.07.2023
OPEN UAS Enrolment

Innovation Knowledge

15.08.2022 - 31.07.2023

Course description


  • Innovation process
  • Innovation methods and tools
  • Sources of information
  • Pitch video


  • is able to work in multi-disciplinary and innovative way at over the fields of professions in reforming the networked communities and their processes.
  • is able to create a flow of ideas which encourages and develops an atmosphere of the working community and understand the importance of sharing ideas in maintaining an innovative organizational culture.
  • uses knowledge and innovation tools fluently to help stimulate the development process and is able to lead to refinement of ideas into new products and services.
  • is able to take advantage of national and international innovation communities as development tools.


Assessment criteria

Grading scale: 0 – 5

During the course, you will implement your own innovation project.

We challenge you to change something in your own or your work community’s operations. The goal is to put theory into practice and learn by doing. As a result of your work, you will have a personal innovation handbook.

The course is open from the 15th of September 2022 to the 31st of July 2023 in the academic year 22-23. The assignments required to complete the course can be returned at any time to the return folder in the course and will be evaluated within three weeks of each return date. There are two return days in the fall semester, three in the spring semester, and one in the summer season.

Course way of working and time table

100 % online studies (Moodle)

Online, self-study course. The course is possible to start non-stop. The student should reserve a four month period to complete the course.

Course info

Own pc/tablet with internet connection, mobile phone are needed.

Course additional info

Materials are in the Moodle. Other materials agreed at the beginning of the course.