Employ yourself or find out the business potential of your idea

Oamk’s Avanto entrepreneurship program helps you to utilize your competence and employ yourself or to find out the business potential of your idea. If you’re not yet our student, you can participate in Avanto via Open University of Applied Sciences. You can start anytime you wish. Only requirement is that you want to employ yourself. We’ll guarantee you’ll learn new and useful skills.

Services

Avanto teaches you the entrepreneurial way of working. Our coaches will help you to employ yourself.

Program’s contents

The Avanto entrepreneurship program is always tailored to the needs of your business idea. You and your coach will agree on the contents of your path in the program at the first meeting. The program can consist, for example, of some of the following elements:

Meetings with the coach

Each business idea will have its own business coach. During an arranged meeting, the coach will help you and/or your team to proceed according to the plan and to utilize modern business development tools and methods.

Workshops

Our workshops are divided into different themes. During the workshops, our coaches guide you in working you on your business idea using modern tools and methods.  The workshops are in Finnish but the coaching is available also in English.

Events

Check out the schedules for our events and participate to the ones that are in your plan.

Studies

The Avanto entrepreneurship program is carried out as a part of your studies. Depending on your needs and work amount, the scope of the program varies from 3 to 10 credits. The studies are common to all students of Oulu University of Applied Sciences. If you're not yet our student, you can participate in avanto via Open University of Applied Sciences. If you're a student of University of Oulu, you can study in Avanto via cross-institutional study. In addition to earning credits, we guarantee that you’ll develop useful skills both for becoming an entrepreneur and for working life in general. Our main goal is to find out the business potential of your idea and help you learn the entrepreneurial way of working.

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