Strategy, Management and Leadership T100DL49-3003 10.09.2020-31.12.2020 5 credits(T1520S6)+-
Learning outcomes of the course
The objective of the course is to prepare the student to act as an effective professional manager in practice.
Upon completing the course, the student has a basic command of the three interrelated cornerstones (strategy, management, leadership) of the job of a professional manager. The student:
• is able to conceptualize strategy
• is able to establish a robust management structure for his own field of responsibility
• is ready to take first steps as an effective people leader.
This course comprises the following topics:
Introduction to the job of a boss
Leading people & change management
The coursework meets with many of the six criteria below. The assignment shows satisfactory performance in more than three of the criteria.
The following criteria are used for assessing the IM Master’s coursework (lecture involvement, discussion, written assignments and discussion leaders).
•The student shows an understanding of the relevant course content in relation to the contents of the articles, lectures and discussion.
•Student texts/presentations demonstrate an understanding of the article/lecture content and an ability to select, interpret and justify key messages in a grounded manner.
•The student shows interconnections between the proposed concepts and current business practice, showing abilities of reflection, evaluation and discussion.
•The student shows professional initiative, active participation and responsibility in both individual and team work.
• The student shows the ability to collect valid knowledge for his/her topic from outside the course sources by using scholarly search tools, by questioning current business practice and by practicing source critique.
•Student assignment is written in line with academic writing practice and instructions for Master’s Thesis, using the Harvard Referencing system, with references both in the text as well as reference list. The texts are written in coherent, fluent English.
The coursework meets with most of the above criteria.
Additionally the assignment shows good quality performance in three or more of the criteria or otherwise good interpretation.
The coursework meets with all the above six criteria. Additionally the assignment shows excellence in three or more of the above criteria or otherwise deviating excellence.
Name of lecturer(s)
Mode of delivery
Language of instruction
10.09.2020 - 31.12.2020
02.07.2020 - 31.07.2020
50 - 70
Unit, in charge
School of ICT
Thomas Rohweder, Juha Haimala
Master's Degree Programme in Industrial Management.