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Business in Digital Health(master's degree),
5 cr, online

 
The course is multidisciplinary and part of the joint studies of the curricula of the Savonia YAMK degree programs. The course is suitable e.g. for those who have completed Bachelor's degree, who aim to get a Master's degree and for those who need more knowledge. For more information on applying for a degree, see the link.
 
Objectives
 
Student
  • Is developing digital health care business in his/her working place or is having own digital health care service or product or business idea and is motivated to develop it.
  • The main point is to analyze, make decisions and develop the business from economical point of view. Meaning product, service or total business must be profitable using economical calculations.
  • Do it independently, using Moodle, or/and meeting teacher using Skype or some other handy tools to communicate.
  • Is motivated to study and develop with his/her own idea or working place idea
  • Has skills to do as a project mode.
Content
  • Economical elements in business.
  • Business idea, macro-economic analyse, Business Model Canvas
  • Main development processes in business
  • Entrepreneurship in digital health care
  • Sales role in business
  • Cost calculations and cash flow calculations
  • Own project development. The main point is to analyze, make decisions and develop the business from economical point of view. Meaning product, service or total business must be profitable using economical calculations  
You will find more information about the contents of the course here.
 
Methods and requirements
Online, self-study course. Independent learning in the Moodle learning environment. The course will open on 7.9.2020 and closes on 30.11.2020. Studies can be started from 7.9.2020 until 1.10.2020 according to a personal schedule. Otherwise, contact  the teacher (jari.niemela(at)savonia.fi) to discuss another implementation. Students will develop business from own/working places application/service/product/business.
 
E-materials, e-services and e-learning environments are widely used in studies at Savonia. Therefore you should have a laptop of your own.
 
Enrolment, study fees and cancellation
The enrolment opens on 14.8.2020 and closes on 27.9.2020. The studies at the Open University of Applied Sciences are free of charge until 31 December 2020 (see more information).
 
From 1.1.2021 the Open University of Applied Sciences study fee of one course (5 cr) is 75 euros, tuition fee of 6 months is 125 euros and tuition fee of 12 months is 250 euros. In some courses, there may be other costs (eg. material costs), see here study fees. Your enrolment is binding and studying places will be filled in the order of enrolment. An invoice will be sent to your email address. By paying the invoice on the due date at the latest you confirm that you accept the study place. If you fail to pay in time, you lose your study place.In case you cancel your enrolment later or choose not to continue your studies, the fees you have paid are not returned to you. However, you can spend the fees on other Open Studies at Savonia UAS.
 
Study grants
Studying in the Open UAS does not entitle you to a study grant or other student benefits or discounts. In case you intend to study unemployed, please make sure in the local employment office (TE-toimisto) your livelihood situation before you begin your studies.
 
More information about the content and implementation
Teacher: Jari Niemelä, email: jari.niemela(at)savonia.fi
 
Concerning questions on enrolment, please contact: avoinamk(at)savonia.fi
 
Savonia Open UAS reserves the right to make changes.