Starting Business in Lapland MOOC -project

Starting Business in Lapland MOOC -project advances entrepreneurship and business ecosystem in Lapland by creating a high-quality MOOC (= Massive Open Online Course) for university students and international experts interested in starting a new business in Lapland. MOOC is created by taking into account Lapland as a special business operating environment and the specific characteristics of its industries. The main mission of the project is to advance entrepreneurship in Lapland and especially in Lapland’s key business areas.  The project also develops Lapland universities MOOC-competences to international level. The key target groups in the project are university students in Lapland and international experts connected to the key business sectors of Lapland. The project is divided into five work packages: 

Work package 1: Benchmarking international MOOC-solutions and seminars. 

Work package 2: Designing Starting Business in Lapland MOOC. 

Work package 3: Implementation and development of Starting Business in Lapland MOOC. 

Work package 4: Marketing Starting Business in Lapland MOOC. 

Work package 5: Project management. 

Project schedule: 1.1.2021–30.6.2023  

Project partners: Lapland University of Applied Sciences (co-ordinator) & University of Lapland 

Project budget: 381 314 e, from which EU and national state financing is 121 537 e. 

Contact information: 

Project manager (Lapin University of Applied Sciences) Antti Haase,, phone +358 50 543 5054 

Project manager (University of LaplandAltti Näsi,, phone +358 40 158 2156