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Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim is to give students an understanding of the basic terms of organisation and leadership and an understanding of the dynamics of organization, as well as basic skills in project management.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand most known theories of organisational behaviour and leadership. The student should be aware of the dynamics of organisations and what drives those dynamics. He or she should also be able to contribute to the planning, design and implementation of projects, lead a multicultural team and know how to motivate teams and individual co-workers.

Course contents

Work motivation and management tools Groups and teamwork Leadership Conflicts in organisations Communication in organisations Organisational goals and effectiveness Structure and control in organisations Culture and identity in organisations Tools and competencies required for project management Changing organisations Written examination

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Attendance at lectures will be monitored. Absence will affect final course grade.

Recommended or required reading

Rollinson, D: (2005). Organisational behaviour and analysis. An integrated approach. Prentice Hall Gardiner, P: (2005). Project Management. A Strategic Planning Approach. Palgrave Macmillan.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 53 hours
  • Practical training - 0 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 53 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 80 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions

Teacher

Junni Paulina

Examiner

Eldon Sveinn

Home page of the course

https://elearning.arcada.fi/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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