The course takes place in period

2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is get both knowledge and
skills related to leading and working in teams.
At the end of the
course the student should be able to:

Analyse and evaluate knowledge about leadership
theory related to team leadership and working in

Be able to understand the importance of
different skills needed in teams

Understand the role of cultural behavioural

Manage and develop communication in teams

Evaluate and develop own leadership that is
transformative and focused on the team in a
certain context

Be able to use some team development tools to
manage change, successful co-worker ship and
continuous development

Understand the importance of a shared vision and
of socialization in teams

Understand the importance and at the same times
the challenges of diversity

Can be a pro active team leader and co-worker

Learning outcomes

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

Formulate, theoretically motivate and discuss
team leadership and successful working in teams

Critically discuss different leadership and
team theories

Understand and interpret the importance of
shared visions and the meaning of the whole in a
successful team?s performance

Demonstrate and discuss a variety of team
leadership strategies and tools that are
adaptable to different and challenging work

Can implement and use efficient and sustainable
team working strategies both as a co-worker and

Course contents

Leadership in teams
Team roles
Communication and Culture in effective teams
Practical tools for efficient and constructive
Relevant theories

Prerequisites and co-requisites

20 cr completed from the subject module.

Previous course names

Teams and Leadership (summer course)

Additional information

The course progresses weekly and engaged
participation form the beginning is required for
full points. This also means that some tasks can
be done only during a specific course week and
sometimes attendance in class/zoom can be
mandatory if
one want to get points. The first meeting is

Recommended or required reading

Komives, S., Lucas, N. & McMahon, T. (3rd
edition). London: Josee-Bass.
, Exploring Leaderhip
Griffith B.A. & Dunham E.B. (2014), Working in
Teams. London: Sage Publications.
Articles and other recommended material will be
provided during the course.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 25 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
  • peer learning

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
1) course quizzes
2) weekly discussions in forum
3) reflective blog assignment or similar
4) team assignment plus peer review

Scale: 50/100 to pass with grade 1, 90/100 to get
grade 5


  • Tigerstedt Christa
  • Wehren Anna


Tigerstedt Christa

Group size

No limit (35 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

This is a blended learning course. It runs partly
online and partly on campus. The preliminary idea is
that the workshops are on campus (x3).

Course enrolment period

2021-10-11 to 2021-10-24

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2021-10-28 13:15 - 15:15 Team Leadership Christa Tigerstedt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 615 5061 5050 One tap mobile +496950500951,,61550615050# Germany +496950500952,,61550615050# Germany Dial by your location +49 69 5050 0951 Germany +49 69 5050 0952 Germany +49 695 050 2596 Germany +49 69 7104 9922 Germany +49 69 3807 9883 Germany +49 69 3807 9884 Germany Meeting ID: 615 5061 5050 Find your local number: Join by SIP 61550615050@ 61550615050@ Join by H.323 Meeting ID: 615 5061 5050 Tigerstedt Christa
Wehren Anna
2021-11-04 13:15 - 15:15 B320 Team Leadership Workshop 1 Tigerstedt Christa
Wehren Anna
2021-11-11 13:15 - 15:15 Team Leadership Option ws, extra session Tigerstedt Christa
Wehren Anna
2021-11-16 10:00 - 12:00 D4106 Team Leadership Workshop 2 on campus Tigerstedt Christa
Wehren Anna
2021-12-09 13:15 - 15:15 A510 Team Leadership Workshop 3 on campus Tigerstedt Christa
Wehren Anna

Course and curriculum search