Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

Analyze and evaluate knowledge about leadership
theory related to
team leadership and change leadership

Manage and develop communication in teams
promoting changes

Evaluate and develop own leadership that is
transformative and
focused on the team in a certain context

Understand the importance of a shared vision and
of socialization in
teams

Understand the importance and at the same times
the challenges of
diversity

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the student can:

Analyze and evaluate knowledge about leadership
theory related to team leadership and working in
teams promoting changes

Manage and develop communication in teams

Evaluate and develop own leadership that is
transformative and focused on the team in a
certain context

Be able to use some team development tools to
manage change, successful co-workership and
continuous development

Understand the importance of a shared vision and
of socialization in teams

Describe different ethical dilemmas in working
life and suggests reflexive solutions for
promoting ethical teamwork

Understand the importance and at the same times
the challenges of diversity

Course contents

Leadership in teams
Teamroles
Co-workership
Change leadership
Diversity and collectivness
Communication and Culture in effective teams
A future perspective on leading and co-working

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The student has accomplished one year of studies at
a university of applied science or at a university.

Previous course names

Teams and Leadership and Change Leadership.
Course will be taught as two separate modules, 5 + 5 credits. One module runs in June and the other in July. More information is coming soon.

Recommended or required reading

There will be two books that are essential to
all
3 courses:
Komives, S. R. , Lucas, N., & McMahon, T. R.
(2013). Exploring Leadership : For College
Students Who Want to Make a Difference (3rd
Edition). Wiley.
(and the workbook:
Wagner, W. & Ostick, D. (Ed.) 2013: Exploring
1.Leadership : For College Students Who Want to
Make a Difference, Facilitation and Activity
Guide (3rd Edition). Jossey-Bass. )
For this book Arcada students have access to
this
book online through Arcada library at Ebrary.

  1. Bolman, L. & Deal, T. (2014). Reframing
    organizations. 5th edition or older. Also
    Swedish
    version available. Jossey Bass/ Wiley.

There will be limited access of this book as a
e-
book through Ebrary at Arcada database.

Additional material will be presented in
itslearning.

Study activities

Internet-based studies - 270 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 270 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 270 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
-quizzes
-discussion forum input
-peer assessment and/or videoclip assignment
-groupwork assignment

Teacher

  • Forss Mia
  • Tigerstedt Christa

Examiner

Tigerstedt Christa

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Summer 2018, June-July

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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