The course takes place in period

  • 3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)
  • 4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit the focus lies on the following
competencies:

Ethical and sustainability competencies

Local and global societal competencies

Business and organisational competencies

Intercultural competencies

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study entity you can:

You are able to identify and describe the UN
Sustainable Development Goals for societal
development, as well as to identify how they are
related to your field and to the development of
Nordic society as a whole. (Knowledge)

You account for the rule of law, and understand
the fundamentals of employment law as a foundation
for the Nordic societal model. (Knowledge)

You can relate your understanding of sustainable
development and ethical principles to concrete
contexts in your profession. (Skills)

You can discuss various contemporary societal
topics in a social, cultural and political
context, doing so critically and analytically.
(Skills)

Stemming from your developed understanding of
sustainability and ethical principles, you are
able to reflect on the choices you make
professionally. (Approach)

You reflect on your ability to contribute to your
environment while bearing in mind the Nordic
welfare model. (Approach)

Course contents

  • UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Intercultural Business- cultural dimensions
    theories
  • Nordic leadership styles
  • The Nordic welfare model
  • Employment law as a foundation for the Nordic
    societal model

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Period 1 and Period 2 studies for first year
students

Previous course names

Intercultural Business

Additional information

Language used in course is English. Swedish speaking
students are allowed to submit answers to
assignments and exams in Swedish.

Recommended or required reading

To be announced by latest during Introduction
lecture.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 27 hours
  • Practical exercises - 19 hours
  • Small-group work - 19 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 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

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
examinations presented during the Introduction
lecture. Mandatory participation in Introduction
lecture!

Teacher

  • Broth Joacim
  • Kietz Tove

Examiner

Kietz Tove

Group size

No limit (133 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2022-01-06

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-01-12 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development https://arcada.zoom.us/j/68523677711?pwd=UUEySUVPanBnVnFhR2dSQ0E3dk1adz09 Meeting ID: 685 2367 7711 Passcode: 007917 Broth Joacim
Kietz Tove
2022-01-19 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61261207433?pwd=MGJxODdMWkhTVkVtbHVZM1BFN1J5UT09 Meeting ID: 612 6120 7433 Passcode: 850369 Broth Joacim
Kietz Tove
2022-01-26 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61228883756?pwd=bXY2QU4xd09Hcm12Y1B0VHVOYlhFdz09 Meeting ID: 612 2888 3756 Passcode: 083757 Broth Joacim
Kietz Tove
2022-02-02 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65525787411 Meeting ID: 655 2578 7411 Broth Joacim
Kietz Tove
2022-02-09 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development https://arcada.zoom.us/j/66607626722 Meeting ID: 666 0762 6722 Broth Joacim
Kietz Tove
2022-02-16 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64694786146 Broth Joacim
Kietz Tove
2022-02-23 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64127727144?from=addon Meeting ID: 641 2772 7144 Broth Joacim
Halmén Mia
Kietz Tove
2022-03-02 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development https://arcada.zoom.us/j/62572899707?from=addon Meeting ID: 625 7289 9707 Broth Joacim
Kietz Tove
2022-03-09 08:30 - 11:30 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/64333147579 Broth Joacim
Kietz Tove

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