Digital Business Courses for Youth

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Digital Business Courses for Youth

Digital Business Courses for Youth

Taloudellinen tiedotustoimisto TAT
International Business & Entrepreneurship
Young Business Generations is a digital learning environment for studying economics and “hands-on” entrepreneurial competencies.

Digitalization, globalization and technological development have revolutionized economic structures. Therefore, the understanding of global business and its corresponding competences are vital for the success of our younger generations and societies. Young Business Generations offers youth courses that help them to succeed in their future working life and their studies. The course contents are prepared in collaboration with a wide network of business specialists and university professors.

Age groups 
High School
Tertiary Education
Price 
One time purchase
Languages 
English
Finnish
Swedish
Platform 
Browser-based
Registration 
Required
Offline play 
Internet required
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Pedagogy
Educational Quality
Learning Goals

The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.

Passive
Active
The course includes lots of group assignments and information about finding and applying tasks, which ensures that students are constantly processing the information that they adopt.
Rehearse
Construct
The course offers information in many different formats and the materials are designed to meet with the target audience's interest areas.
Linear
Non-Linear
The user path is relatively linear which helps to predict the learning outcome as well as to plan and organize group activities in the classroom or online.
Individual
Collaborative
The solution supports group activities and provides a learning community for students to share information and knowledge.

The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.

The course supports a broad range of learning goals in the area of international business and entrepreneurship skills.
The assignments of the course are goal-oriented and all goals are clear, meaningful and easy to understand.
The course requires students to fully engage with writing assignments and quizzes in order to progress.
Communicating with other learners is a meaningful part of the learning. The materials have a clear link to the real world.

The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.

Subject based learning goals

Develop and apply quantitative skills relevant to business, including using and interpreting data.
Develop as enterprising individuals with the ability to think commercially and creatively to demonstrate business acumen, and draw on evidence to make informed business decisions and solve business problems.
Investigate and analyse real business opportunities and issues to construct well-argued, well-evidenced, balanced and structured arguments, demonstrating their depth and breadth of understanding of business.
Know and understand business concepts, business terminology, business objectives, the integrated nature of business activity and the impact of business on individuals and wider society.
Apply knowledge and understanding to contemporary business issues and to different types and sizes of businesses in local, national and global contexts.

Soft skills learning goals

Connecting subjects learned at school to skills needed at worklife
Practicing to use information independently and interactively
Learning decision-making, influencing and accountability
Learning consumer knowledge and smart economics
Learning to plan and organize work processes
Learning to notice causal connections
Practicing to create questions and make justifiable arguments based on observations
Using technological resources for finding and applying information
Practicing to find, evaluate and share information
Learning to build information on top of previously learned
Practicing to work with others
Learning to combine information to find new innovations
Encouraging to build new information and visions

Kokoa Certificate

Kokoa Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected teachers with a master's degree in education.

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