Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit we focus on the following

Leadership competency

Communicative and social competency

These competences support the following
Sustainable Development Goals:
3, 4, 8, 9, 16

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study unit:

You have knowledge to explain the multitude of
factors that
affect human behavior. (Knowledge, Approach)

You have knowledge to develop some fundamental
concepts within leadership, management and self-
management and present alternatives for promoting
workplaces that enable employees' fulfillment of
their potential. (Knowledge, Approach)

You have skills to discuss factors that drive
and well-being in modern work organizations, and
how they can be supported in practice (Skills,

You are able to reflect upon own personal
leadership and development, and employ some self-
management techniques. (Skills, Attitude).

You have skills in techniques that make social
more effective and meaningful. (Skills)

You have skills in techniques that help sustain
motivation and improve self-regulation. (Skills)

Course contents

Drivers of behaviour
Motivating me & motivating others
Compassion & self-compassion, emotional
Social norms and social identities
Leadership styles

Prerequisites and co-requisites

20 completed from the subject module.

Previous course names

Personal Leadership

Additional information

The course will be held on campus
and consists of:

Mandatory introduction lecture and 6 workshops
Group discussions every week
Individual personal leadership assignments

Mandatory course introduction xxx

Recommended or required reading

Will be announced when the course starts

Study activities

  • Internet-based studies - 135 hours
  • workshops - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Written assignments, active participation in
lectures, active contribution to group discussions

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
See above (including all parts)

Attendance in course introduction xx at xx


  • Buttler Pekka
  • Hernberg Mervi


Buttler Pekka

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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