Kursens undervisningsperiod

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









Rekommenderat studieår



5 sp


By the end of the course the student can: 1.Analyze and evaluate knowledge about leadership theory related to team leadership and working in teams 2.Manage and develop communication in teams 3.Evaluate and develop own leadership that is transformative and focused on the team in a certain context 4. Be able to use some team development tools to manage change, successful co-workership and continuous development 5.Understand the importance of a shared vision and of socialization in teams 6. Understand the importance and at the same times the challenges of diversity


At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: 1. Formulate, theoretically motivate and discuss team leadership and successful working in teams 2. Critically discuss different leadership and team theories 3. Understand and interpret the importance of shared visions and the meaning of the whole in a successful team?s performance 4. Demonstrate and discuss a variety of team leadership strategies and tools that are adaptable to different and challenging work situations 5. Can show increased leadership efficiency in teams


Leadership in teams Teamroles Co-workership Diversity and collectivness Conflicts and complexity Communication and Culture in effective teams

Kursen ersätter följande kurser


Mer information

Observe that this course is an extensive course module consisting of three courses "Making sense of Leadership"(3x ECTS). We encourage and recommend to take them all, but it is possible to take only one course (5 ECTS).


There will be two books that are essential to all 3 courses: Komives, S. R. , Lucas, N., & McMahon, T. R. (2013). Exploring Leadership : For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference (3rd Edition). Wiley. (and the workbook: Wagner, W. & Ostick, D. (Ed.) 2013: Exploring 1.Leadership : For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference, Facilitation and Activity Guide (3rd Edition). Jossey-Bass. ) For this book Arcada students have access to this book online through Arcada library at Ebrary. 2. Bolman, L. & Deal, T. (2014). Reframing organizations. 5th edition or older. Also Swedish version available. Jossey Bass/ Wiley. There will be limited access of this book as a e- book through Ebrary at Arcada database. Additional material will be presented in itslearning.


  • Praktiska övningar - 10 timmar
  • Basgruppsarbete - 10 timmar
  • Självstudier - 0 timmar
  • Nätbaserade - 135 timmar
  • Active online participation every week is required. - 0 timmar


  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 155 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 155 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar


Självstudier via nätet


  • Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio


To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: -quizzes -discussion forum input -blog assignment -peer assessment and/or videoclip assignment -mood board assignment Minimum 10 Points from discussion forums and quizzes Minimum Points to pass the course 50 Points of 100 possible. The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: Quizzes 20 Points, Discussion forum 20 Points, Blog assignment 10 Points, Final assignments 40 points plus Peer review 10 points


Tigerstedt Christa


Tigerstedt Christa

Kursens hemsida


Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning (151 studenter anmälda)

Delprestation i kraft till

12 månader efter kursens slutdatum

Kursens tidtabell

Course activities start first week in June and end by 30.6. Material will be added weekly and the course is progressing on a weekly basis. A face to face kick off session will be held during the first week (time and sign up for this in itslearning, coming later). If possible this session will be recorded.


2019-03-18 till 2020-05-31


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