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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2016–2017
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HALKAS12 Institutions, Innovation and Economic Renewal 10 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
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Hallintotieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
Kunta- ja aluejohtaminen
School of Management
Level city

Learning outcomes

The student becomes familiar with the most important knowledge-based theories and models of economic development of cities and regions. The student also learns how institutions governing economic development change, and how institutional entrepreneurs work to change them.

After completing the course, the student demonstrates an analytical understanding of the various knowledge-based theories and development models, and has advanced knowledge and understanding of the dynamics and challenges of institutional change related to economic development of cities and regions. The student also has insight in the complex interaction between innovation, technology, institutions and economic development of cities and regions.

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Markku Sotarauta, Teacher responsible

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19-Jan-2017 – 11-May-2017
Lectures 20 hours
Thu 19-Jan-2017 - 11-May-2017 weekly at 10.00-12.00, Linna K108, to 13.4. EI OPETUSTA
Group work
Seminar 12 hours
Independent work 40 hours

Study materials

Sotarauta, M. (2016) Leadership and the City: Power, Strategy and Networks in the Making of Knowledge Cities. Routledge; Abingdon, Oxon.

Additional reading will be announced in the class