Business Design (Master) 5 cr - Häme University of applied sciences
Business Design (Master) 5 cr

Business Design (Master) 5 cr

Business Design (Master) 5 cr

Aim (of the course)

Learners can design a better business and can master business design facilitation, can create future vision, can master observation and questioning, can master understand and knowledge building, can master ideation, prototyping, and validation in business experimentation.


In Business Design studies learner will apply service and business design processes and methods in real life challenge of her/his choice. Core content is the double loop design and learning process in different phases: preparation, point of view, building understanding, generating ideas, designing protype and validation of hypothesis in business experimentations. The following topics are learned: screenplay, team building, bold step visioning, cover stroy visioning, design criteria, storytelling, customer journey, value proposition, business environment, business model, creative matrix, wall of ideas, innovation matrix, sketching, prototyping, risk assumption analysis, business experiments, validation and investment assessment.


5 cr


Online studies.

Target group

Master’s level course.

HAMK’s open UAS studies are for all who want to study in a university. Choose Open Studies at Häme University of Applied Sciences if you are interested in developing yourself or your professional skills or you want to update the know-how you already have with specific study units or courses.


8 May – 31 August 2023

Always check the information in the study guide.


More information

Students of the Open University of Applied Sciences register for their studies during the registration periods of the Open University of Applied Sciences using the form available on HAMK’s website. The tuition fee for open studies is 15 Euros/credit. The fee is paid upon registration. There are a limited number of study places and the places will be filled in the order of registration.

Course feedback is given at the end of the course. The provision of Spark study feedback is possible no earlier than seven (7) days before the end date indicated in the implementation plan and will continue for 14 days after the end of implementation. The student will receive a reminder email (to about giving feedback on the end date of the implementation, if no feedback has been given before. Open University of Applied Sciences students provide course feedback via a browser at


Information about open university
Inquiries about registration: studentservices(at)
Further information about the course in the study guide and from the responsible person mentioned in the implementation plan

HAMK open university is for you if you would like to study – No matter of what your base knowledge or age is!

Anyone interested can enroll for HAMK open university studies. In your studies you can develop your professional skills or update your know how! Studies are bachelor level studies and parts of different degrees.

Choose open studies if you want to develop yourself or your professional skills. You can also further or update other study units.

A Study path is the correct choice for you, if your aim is to get a new degree. This way you can move on to a degree student without an entrance exam. The study path differs from other open studies as it automatically aims after a year to open a way for degree studies.