Kursnamn Sustainable and responsible business
Kursdatum 01.09.2024 - 31.07.2025
Yrkeshögskolan Humanistinen ammattikorkeakoulu
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 5 SP

Bransch Kultur HUB
Lärare Markus Suomi
För öppna YH studenter Avgiftsbelagd
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Anmälningstid 05.08.2024 - 24.05.2025

Sustainable and responsible business

01.09.2024 - 31.07.2025


Sustainable and responsible business course can be taken individually or in a team (recommended). During the course, students will learn about sustainability and responsibility as a basis for business planning. The output of the module will be assessed through peer assessment and the students’ own competences will be demonstrated in the module exams.

The online course will be organized in English.

Key contents

  • business planning: need, solution, market, revenue model, pricing, financial and profitability analysis, channels of sales and marketing
  • responsibility, ethics and sustainable development in business planning

Learning objectives

After successfully completing the course, the students

  • are familiar with the different phases of planning and setting up a business.
  • can plan customer-oriented, profitable and responsible business practices and ethically sustainable products and services for creative industries.
  • identify alternative pricing and revenue models for products and services within creative industries.

NB! The content of this course is similar to Finnish course “Kestävä ja vastuullinen liiketoiminta”.


No prerequisites


Grading scale: 0-5. Assessment will be based on exams linked to the course themes, which will be taken on the course’s Hoodle platform. In addition, students will give and receive peer assessments of their coursework.

Arbetsformer och schemaläggning

Independent/team work, self-directed work on the material, tutorials


  • 12.09.2024 09.00-10.00 Kick-off webinar
  • 30.09.2024 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar
  • 29.10.2024 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar
  • 27.11.2024 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar
  • 12.12.2024 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar
  • 17.01.2025 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar
  • 14.02.2025 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar
  • 18.03.2025 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar
  • 14.04.2025 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar
  • 05.05.2025 14.00-15.00 Guidance webinar

Mer information

The content of this course is similar to Finnish course “Kestävä ja vastuullinen liiketoiminta”.


NB! If you are a student at Centria, HAMK, Karelia, Lapland UAS, Laurea, TAMK, Turku UAS, VAMK or XAMK, please enrol via Peppi/Pakki. ”RIPA, a cross-institutional study service for higher education institutions, enables higher education students to complete studies at another higher education institution without enrolment through a separate portal. Each student sees the course selection intended for them and can register in the student administration system of their home institution (Peppi/Pakki).”Read more here.

See instructions for CampusOnline students in Humak’s Student’s Guide.

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