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Welcome to an online course in Self Employment!

An introduction to self-employment is meant for you, who are interested in starting a business, who live in Uusimaa and are either unemployed or under the threat of unemployment or receiving start up grant. The course is open for all ages, although it’s targeted primarily to the young, 18- to 29-year-olds.

All you need to get started on the path to entrepreneurship.

Are you not sure how to turn your strengths into employment? Perhaps your business idea is not yet ready to turn into a profitable business, but you want to know more? Here you get support and guidance – whether you are only dreaming about your own business or have already started!


1. Ready to become self-employed?
2. Business idea and how to make it real
3. Planning your business
4. Basics of sales
5. Basics of marketing
6. How to communicate and negotiate
Video library

Are you interested?

Apply for the course in Työmarkkinatori/haussa olevat työvoimakoulutukset:

Starttipaketti yrittäjyyteen, Introduction to Self Employment (Online)


You will learn the basics of self-employment through self-study. The web course materials include short tests, videos, and articles. The mandatory part of the course lasts three days, but if you want, you are free to study for three months!

Self-employment is not for everyone. But you know what? You can just give it a go without commitments. So go ahead and test it out. It might just be the best decision of your life.