The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

By the end of the course the student will be
able to:

Develop knowledge of the fundamental concepts
within leadership, management and self ?
management and present alternatives for
promoting workplaces that enables workers
potential fulfillments. (Knowledge and
attitude)

The student can as well explain and interpret
the difference between self- awareness and
self-management as understands the importance
of them in the wide context of leadership, both
from a personal and team perspective.
(Knowledge & skills)

By actively reflecting during the course the
student finds possibilities for stronger self-
awareness and through that to personal
development. (Skills & attitude)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to be able to:

  1. Identify and discuss the fundamental
    concepts within leadership

  2. Illustrate and describe one?s own management
    style, self-awareness and self-management.

  3. Interpret and evaluate the aspects of self
    and the interaction with colleagues.

  4. Identify own strengths and areas of
    development within self-awareness and self-
    management and ability to express their own
    plan for personal development.

Additional information

Observe that this course is an extensive course
module - Making sense of Leadership -consisting
of three courses: Personal Leadership (5 ect),
Teams and Leadership (5 ect) and Change
Leadership (5 ect).
We encourage and recommend to take them all, but
it is possible to take only one course.
Optional course introduction is on the 2nd of
May at 12.00-13.30 in D4107-4108.

IN ORDER TO PASS THE COURSE, ATTENDANCE DURING
ALL THE 5 COURSE WEEKS, FROM THE FIRST COURSE
MODULE IS REQUIRED. STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT ACTIVE
DURING THE FIRST COURSE MODULE WILL BE UN-
ENROLLED FROM THE COURSE.

Recommended or required reading

Bolman, L. & Deal, T. (2014). How great leaders
think: The art of re-framing. Wiley.

Wagner, W. & Ostick, D. (2013). Exploring
Leadership, Facilitation and Activity Guide:
For College Students Who Want to Make a
Difference. Jossey-Bass.
Additional to these each course will have it's
specific reading material.

Study activities

Internet-based studies - 135 hours

Workload

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

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Discussion forum (25p), reflection diary based
on personality tests (20p), quizzes (25p), case
study (50p)

Teacher

  • Forss Mia
  • Hernberg Mervi
  • Tigerstedt Christa

Examiner

Hernberg Mervi

Group size

No limit (163 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

27.4-31.5 2020

Course enrolment period

2019-03-18 to 2020-04-26

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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