Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Within this study unit we will focus on the
following competencies:

Leadership

Communicative and social competency

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

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

Once you have completed the study unit you will
have

Explain the multitude of factors that affect
human behavior (knowledge, attitude)
Develop knowledge of some fundamental concepts
within leadership, management and
self-management and present alternatives for
promoting workplaces that enable employees'
fulfillment of their potential (knowledge,
attitude)
Discuss factors that drive performance and
well-being in modern work organizations, and how
they can be supported in practice (skill,
attitude)
Demonstrate ability to reflect upon own personal
leadership and development, and employ some self-
management
techniques (skill, attitude)
Employ techniques that make social interaction
more effective and meaningful (skill)
Employ techniques that help sustain own
motivation and improve self-regulation (skill)

Course contents

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

Prerequisites and co-requisites

20 completed from the subject module.

Previous course names

Personal Leadership

Additional information

The course will be held both online and on campus
and consists of:

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

Mandatory course introduction 8.9 at 9.00 . Link
to Zoom will be given in Itslearning.

Recommended or required reading

Will be announced when the course starts

Study activities

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

Workload

  • 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 30. at 11.45
mandatory.

Teacher

  • Hernberg Mervi
  • Stenius Minna

Examiner

Hernberg Mervi

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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