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Development as a leaderLaajuus (5 cr)

Code: YZ00CL56

Credits

5 op

Teaching language

  • Finnish

Responsible person

  • Anne Törn-Laapio, Liiketoimintayksikkö
  • Kari Jaatinen, Hyvinvointiyksikkö

Objective

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Materials

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

01.10.2024 - 18.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Technology

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Master’s Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Sami Kalliomaa
  • Anne Törn-Laapio
Groups
  • ZJAYLO24S1
    Avoin amk, Logistiikka,YAMK- Väylät Monimuoto
  • YLO24S1
    Insinööri (ylempi AMK), logistiikka

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications. https://books.google.fi/books?id=gX5ZDwAAQBAJ&pg=PP38&hl=fi&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational research review, 10, 45–65.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Study methods
Developing as a leader is a course implemented as blended learning (contact and online learning). Your studies take place in the Moodle learning environment, where you will find course instructions, schedules, assignments and study materials. In addition to the Moodle learning environment, your learning will take place in communall face-to-face meetings and webinars. Both face-to-face and online meetings include expert lectures, and you reflect and share what you have learned using collaborative learning methods.
Participating in webinars requires a camera, headphones and microphone.

You will conduct independent information retrieval and apply what you have learned in the Leadership Development Workbook assignment, in which you compile all the assignments of the course.

Guidance
You will receive guidance in face-to-face and online meetings. In addition, guidance takes place in the Moodle learning environment (forum for question and answer).
You will also receive guidance from peer students and in the form of mentoring.

Feedback
You will get feedback on your Leadership Development Workbook assignment.
You give feedback on the course (mid-term and final feedback on the implementation).

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

-

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Your indicative use of time during the 5-credit course is 135 working hours, which is divided as follows:
Online lectures and communal webinars 6 hours
Face-to-face meetings 12 hours
Familiarization with study material 24 hours
Individual assignment 94 hours
Collaborative guidance 2 hours
Mentoring 2 hours

Content scheduling

0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership

1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

During the course, the utilization of artificial intelligence, instructions and possible ethical questions follow the updated recommendations of Arene and Jamk's rules.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted given Learning Assignment.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 25.08.2024

Timing

23.09.2024 - 27.04.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 30

Degree programmes
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Sosiaali- ja terveysala
Teachers
  • Kristina Grahn
  • Kari Jaatinen
Teacher in charge

Kari Jaatinen

Groups
  • ZJA24SSY
    Avoin AMK, sote, YAMK
  • YSG24S1
    Sosiaalialan ylempi AMK, erityissosiaaliohjaus (YAMK)
  • YSG23S1
    Sosiaalialan ylempi AMK, erityissosiaaliohjaus (YAMK)
  • ZJAYSG24S1
    Avoin AMK, sote, YAMK-väylät, Sosiaalialan ylempi AMK, erityissosiaaliohjaus (YAMK)

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Anttila, K. (2023, December 1). Johtajana kasvamisen ytimessä on johtajaidentiteetin kehittyminen. Finnish Business Blog. https://blogit.jamk.fi/fbb/2023/02/01/johtajana-kasvamisen-ytimessa-on-johtajaidentiteetin-kehittyminen/

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications.
Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Tämä Johtajana kehittymisen toteutus on verkko-opiskeluna toteutettava opintojakso. Opiskelusi tapahtuu Moodle-oppimisympäristössä ja webinaareissa. Verkkotapaamisissa on asiantuntijapuheenvuoroja ja reflektoit sekä jaat oppimaasi yhteisöllisen oppimisen menetelmin. Webinaareihin osallistuminen edellyttää kameraa, kuulokkeita ja mikrofonia.

Teet itsenäistä tiedonhankintaa ja sovellat oppimaasi Johtajana kehittymisen työkirja -oppimistehtävässä, johon koostat kaikki opintojakson tehtävät.

Ohjaus
Saat ohjausta verkkotapaamisissa. Lisäksi ohjaus tapahtuu Moodle-oppimisympäristössä (kysymys- ja vastauspalsta).
Ohjausta saat myös vertaisilta ja mentoroinnin muodossa.

Palaute
Saat palautetta Johtajana kehittymisen työkirja -oppimistehtäväsi.
Annat palautetta opintojaksosta (puoliväli- ja loppupalaute toteutuksesta).

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

No exam.

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Ohjeellinen ajankäyttösi 5 opintopisteen opintojaksolla on 135 työtuntia, joka jakautuu seuraavasti:
Verkkoluennot ja yhteisölliset webinaarit 18 tuntia
Opiskelumateriaaliin perehtyminen 24 tuntia
Yksilötehtävä 94 tuntia
Vertaisohjaus 2 tuntia
Mentorointi 2 tuntia

Content scheduling

0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership
1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

During the course, the utilization of artificial intelligence, instructions and possible ethical questions follow the updated recommendations of Arene and Jamk's rules.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted given Learning Assignment.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 25.08.2024

Timing

16.09.2024 - 13.04.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Health and Social Studies

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Sosiaali- ja terveysala
Teachers
  • Kristina Grahn
  • Kari Jaatinen
Teacher in charge

Kari Jaatinen

Groups
  • ZJAYSI24S1
    Avoin AMK, sote, YAMK-väylät,Kliininen asiantuntija (MTP)
  • YSF24S1
    Kuntoutuksen ja liikunnan integraatio (YAMK)
  • YSI24S1
    Kliinisen asiantuntijan tutkinto-ohjelma (YAMK)

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Anttila, K. (2023, December 1). Johtajana kasvamisen ytimessä on johtajaidentiteetin kehittyminen. Finnish Business Blog. https://blogit.jamk.fi/fbb/2023/02/01/johtajana-kasvamisen-ytimessa-on-johtajaidentiteetin-kehittyminen/

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Study methods
Developing as a leader is a course implemented as blended learning (contact and online learning). Your studies take place in the Moodle learning environment, where you will find course instructions, schedules, assignments and study materials. In addition to the Moodle learning environment, your learning will take place in communall face-to-face meetings and webinars. Both face-to-face and online meetings include expert lectures, and you reflect and share what you have learned using collaborative learning methods.
Participating in webinars requires a camera, headphones and microphone.

You will conduct independent information retrieval and apply what you have learned in the Leadership Development Workbook assignment, in which you compile all the assignments of the course.

Guidance
You will receive guidance in face-to-face and online meetings. In addition, guidance takes place in the Moodle learning environment (forum for question and answer).
You will also receive guidance from peer students and in the form of mentoring.

Feedback
You will get feedback on your Leadership Development Workbook assignment.
You give feedback on the course (mid-term and final feedback on the implementation)

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

No exam.

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Your indicative use of time during the 5-credit course is 135 working hours, which is divided as follows:
Online lectures and communal webinars 6 hours
Face-to-face meetings 12 hours
Familiarization with study material 24 hours
Individual assignment 94 hours
Collaborative guidance 2 hours
Mentoring 2 hours

Content scheduling

0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership
1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

During the course, the utilization of artificial intelligence, instructions and possible ethical questions follow the updated recommendations of Arene and Jamk's rules.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted given Learning Assignment.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 15.05.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Business

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 45

Teachers
  • Anne Törn-Laapio
  • Tarja Niemelä
Groups
  • ZJAYJS24S1
    Avoin AMK, sote, YAMK-väylät Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma
  • YSH23S1
    Sosiaali- ja terveysalan johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma (YAMK)
  • YJS24S1
    Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, sosiaali-ja terveysala

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications. https://books.google.fi/books?id=gX5ZDwAAQBAJ&pg=PP38&hl=fi&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational research review, 10, 45–65.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Study methods
Developing as a leader is a multidisciplinary online course. Your studies take place in the Moodle learning environment, where you will find course instructions, schedules, assignments and study materials. You will also attend webinars. The webinars include expert lectures and you will reflect and share using collaborative learning methods what you have learned. Participating in webinars requires a camera, headphones and microphone.
You will conduct independent information retrieval and apply what you have learned in the Leadership Development Workbook assignment, in which you compile all the assignments of the course.

Guidance
You will receive guidance in voluntary online meetings. In addition, guidance takes place in the Moodle learning environment (forum for question and answer).
You will also receive guidance from peer students and in the form of mentoring.

Feedback
You will get feedback on your Leadership Development Workbook assignment.
You give feedback on the course (mid-term and final feedback on the implementation).

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

-

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Your indicative use of time during the 5-credit course is 135 working hours, which is divided as follows:
Online lectures and webinars 6 hours
Familiarization with study material 27 hours
Individual assignment 94 hours
Collaborative learning 6 hours
Mentoring 2 hours

Content scheduling

Autumn 2024 – 2 ECTS
0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership

Spring 2025 – 3 ECTS
1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

During the course, the utilization of artificial intelligence, instructions and possible ethical questions follow the updated recommendations of Arene and Jamk's rules.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted Learning Assignment 1 by 22.9.2024.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 15.05.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Business

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

35 - 45

Degree programmes
  • Master's Degree Programme in Project Management
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Restonomi
Teachers
  • Anne Törn-Laapio
  • Tarja Niemelä
Groups
  • YJM24S1
    Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, restonomi
  • YMB24S1
    Projektijohtaminen ylempi AMK, marata

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications. https://books.google.fi/books?id=gX5ZDwAAQBAJ&pg=PP38&hl=fi&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational research review, 10, 45–65.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Study methods
Developing as a leader is a multidisciplinary online course. Your studies take place in the Moodle learning environment, where you will find course instructions, schedules, assignments and study materials. You will also attend webinars. The webinars include expert lectures and you will reflect and share using collaborative learning methods what you have learned. Participating in webinars requires a camera, headphones and microphone.
You will conduct independent information retrieval and apply what you have learned in the Leadership Development Workbook assignment, in which you compile all the assignments of the course.

Guidance
You will receive guidance in voluntary online meetings. In addition, guidance takes place in the Moodle learning environment (forum for question and answer).
You will also receive guidance from peer students and in the form of mentoring.

Feedback
You will get feedback on your Leadership Development Workbook assignment.
You give feedback on the course (mid-term and final feedback on the implementation).

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

-

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Your indicative use of time during the 5-credit course is 135 working hours, which is divided as follows:
Online lectures and webinars 6 hours
Familiarization with study material 27 hours
Individual assignment 94 hours
Collaborative learning 6 hours
Mentoring 2 hours

Content scheduling

Autumn 2024 – 2 ECTS
0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership

Spring 2025 – 3 ECTS
1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

During the course, the utilization of artificial intelligence, instructions and possible ethical questions follow the updated recommendations of Arene and Jamk's rules.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted Learning Assignment 1 by 22.9.2024.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 15.05.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Business

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Master's Degree Programme in Project Management
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Tradenomi
Teachers
  • Sami Kalliomaa
  • Marianne Ekonen
Groups
  • ZJAYJH24S1
    Avoin AMK, lita, YAMK-väylät, Johtaminen, ylempi amk, Organisaation ja talouden johtaminen
  • YJH24S1
    Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, tradenomi

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications. https://books.google.fi/books?id=gX5ZDwAAQBAJ&pg=PP38&hl=fi&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational research review, 10, 45–65.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Study methods
Developing as a leader is a multidisciplinary online course. Your studies take place in the Moodle learning environment, where you will find course instructions, schedules, assignments and study materials. You will also attend webinars. The webinars include expert lectures and you will reflect and share using collaborative learning methods what you have learned. Participating in webinars requires a camera, headphones and microphone.
You will conduct independent information retrieval and apply what you have learned in the Leadership Development Workbook assignment, in which you compile all the assignments of the course.

Guidance
You will receive guidance in voluntary online meetings. In addition, guidance takes place in the Moodle learning environment (forum for question and answer).
You will also receive guidance from peer students and in the form of mentoring.

Feedback
You will get feedback on your Leadership Development Workbook assignment.
You give feedback on the course (mid-term and final feedback on the implementation).

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

-

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Your indicative use of time during the 5-credit course is 135 working hours, which is divided as follows:
Online lectures and webinars 6 hours
Familiarization with study material 27 hours
Individual assignment 94 hours
Collaborative learning 6 hours
Mentoring 2 hours

Content scheduling

Autumn 2024 – 2 ECTS
0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership

Spring 2025 – 3 ECTS
1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

During the course, the utilization of artificial intelligence, instructions and possible ethical questions follow the updated recommendations of Arene and Jamk's rules.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted Learning Assignment 1 by 22.9.2024.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 15.05.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Business

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 45

Degree programmes
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Restonomi
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Tradenomi
Teachers
  • Sami Kalliomaa
  • Marianne Ekonen
Teacher in charge

Marianne Ekonen

Groups
  • ZJAYJH24S1
    Avoin AMK, lita, YAMK-väylät, Johtaminen, ylempi amk, Organisaation ja talouden johtaminen
  • ZJAYJM24S1
    Avoin AMK, marata, YAMK-väylät, Johtaminen, ylempi amk, Vastuullisuuden ja palveluiden johtaminen
  • YJH24S1
    Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, tradenomi
  • YJM24S1
    Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, restonomi

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications. https://books.google.fi/books?id=gX5ZDwAAQBAJ&pg=PP38&hl=fi&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational research review, 10, 45–65.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Study methods
Developing as a leader is a multidisciplinary online course. Your studies take place in the Moodle learning environment, where you will find course instructions, schedules, assignments and study materials. You will also attend webinars. The webinars include expert lectures and you will reflect and share using collaborative learning methods what you have learned. Participating in webinars requires a camera, headphones and microphone.
You will conduct independent information retrieval and apply what you have learned in the Leadership Development Workbook assignment, in which you compile all the assignments of the course.

Guidance
You will receive guidance in voluntary online meetings. In addition, guidance takes place in the Moodle learning environment (forum for question and answer).
You will also receive guidance from peer students and in the form of mentoring.

Feedback
You will get feedback on your Leadership Development Workbook assignment.
You give feedback on the course (mid-term and final feedback on the implementation).

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

-

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Your indicative use of time during the 5-credit course is 135 working hours, which is divided as follows:
Online lectures and webinars 6 hours
Familiarization with study material 27 hours
Individual assignment 94 hours
Collaborative learning 6 hours
Mentoring 2 hours

Content scheduling

Autumn 2024 – 2 ECTS
0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership

Spring 2025 – 3 ECTS
1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

During the course, the utilization of artificial intelligence, instructions and possible ethical questions follow the updated recommendations of Arene and Jamk's rules.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted Learning Assignment 1 by 22.9.2024.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 15.05.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Technology

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 45

Degree programmes
  • Master's Degree Programme in Project Management
  • Master's Degree Programme in Project Management
Teachers
  • Anne Törn-Laapio
  • Tarja Niemelä
Groups
  • ZJAYSB24S1
    Avoin AMK, sote, YAMK-väylät, Projektijohtaminen
  • YSB24S1
    Projektijohtaminen ylempi AMK, sosiaali- ja terveysala
  • YSB23S1
    Projektijohtaminen YAMK
  • YTB24S1
    Projektijohtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma (YAMK), insinööri
  • YLP24S1
    Projektijohtaminen ylempi AMK, agrologi

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications. https://books.google.fi/books?id=gX5ZDwAAQBAJ&pg=PP38&hl=fi&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational research review, 10, 45–65.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Study methods
Developing as a leader is a multidisciplinary online course. Your studies take place in the Moodle learning environment, where you will find course instructions, schedules, assignments and study materials. You will also attend webinars. The webinars include expert lectures and you will reflect and share using collaborative learning methods what you have learned. Participating in webinars requires a camera, headphones and microphone.
You will conduct independent information retrieval and apply what you have learned in the Leadership Development Workbook assignment, in which you compile all the assignments of the course.

Guidance
You will receive guidance in voluntary online meetings. In addition, guidance takes place in the Moodle learning environment (forum for question and answer).
You will also receive guidance from peer students and in the form of mentoring.

Feedback
You will get feedback on your Leadership Development Workbook assignment.
You give feedback on the course (mid-term and final feedback on the implementation).

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

-

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Your indicative use of time during the 5-credit course is 135 working hours, which is divided as follows:
Online lectures and webinars 6 hours
Familiarization with study material 27 hours
Individual assignment 94 hours
Collaborative learning 6 hours
Mentoring 2 hours

Content scheduling

Autumn 2024 – 2 ECTS
0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership

Spring 2025 – 3 ECTS
1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted Learning Assignment 1 by 22.9.2024.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 31.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Technology

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

20 - 33

Degree programmes
  • Master's Degree Programme in Professional Project Management
Teachers
  • Marcella Zoccoli
Groups
  • ZJAYTF24S1
    Avoin amk, tekniikka, YAMK-väylät, Professional Project Management, Monimuoto
  • YTF24S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Professional Project Management

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Time and location

Teaching via ZOOM webinars:
ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY and there is NO INDEPENDENT STUDY

Thursday 03.10.2024 from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Friday 25.10 2024 from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Thursday 28.11.2024 from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm

- TIME IS FINNISH (HELSINKI) TIME ZONE -

Learning materials and recommended literature

Teacher's material and literature will be displayed on Moodle course pages.
As a leadership guide book:
Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications.

Teaching methods

THIS COURSE IMPLEMENTATION Nr. YZ00CL56-3004 Development as a leader
IS ENVISIONED AND LED BY MARCELLA ZOCCOLI (Study Unit might show different info)

The course is meant as an intensive seminar/workshop journey where the student experience:
1. Experiential learning
2. Individual & Collective Coaching
3. Network activation
4. Executive process and follow up
5. Awareness-based leadership & decision making

-WEBINAR & WORKSHOP

Please refer to PEPPI for the calendar.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

NO

Alternative completion methods

NO

Student workload

The passing of the course requires compulsory attendance + active participation during webinar & workshop days

- Individual work 30%
- Project-base collective work + workshop training 70%

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 22.08.2024

Timing

02.09.2024 - 15.05.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Technology

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 45

Degree programmes
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Insinööri
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Agrologi
  • Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, Musiikkipedagogi
Teachers
  • Anne Törn-Laapio
  • Tarja Niemelä
Groups
  • YJK24S1
    Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, musiikkipedagogi
  • YJL24S1
    Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, agrologi
  • YJT24S1
    Johtamisen tutkinto-ohjelma, ylempi AMK, insinööri

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications. https://books.google.fi/books?id=gX5ZDwAAQBAJ&pg=PP38&hl=fi&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false

Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational research review, 10, 45–65.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarifica-tion and operationalisation of the concept. In M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.), Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and devel-opment (pp. 85–103). Cham: Springer.

Scientific article chosen by you

Other material based on independent information gathering

Teaching methods

Study methods
Developing as a leader is a multidisciplinary online course. Your studies take place in the Moodle learning environment, where you will find course instructions, schedules, assignments and study materials. You will also attend webinars. The webinars include expert lectures and you will reflect and share using collaborative learning methods what you have learned. Participating in webinars requires a camera, headphones and microphone.
You will conduct independent information retrieval and apply what you have learned in the Leadership Development Workbook assignment, in which you compile all the assignments of the course.

Guidance
You will receive guidance in voluntary online meetings. In addition, guidance takes place in the Moodle learning environment (forum for question and answer).
You will also receive guidance from peer students and in the form of mentoring.

Feedback
You will get feedback on your Leadership Development Workbook assignment.
You give feedback on the course (mid-term and final feedback on the implementation).

Practical training and working life connections

Your student group forms a working life peer learning network.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

-

International connections

During the course, you will utilise international research literature and reflect on the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Alternative completion methods

You can familiarise yourself with 17§ of Jamk's degree regulations when considering the recognition of course competence based on your previously acquired competence and the objectives of the course.

Student workload

Your indicative use of time during the 5-credit course is 135 working hours, which is divided as follows:
Online lectures and webinars 6 hours
Familiarization with study material 27 hours
Individual assignment 94 hours
Collaborative learning 6 hours
Mentoring 2 hours

Content scheduling

Autumn 2024 – 2 ECTS
0.5 ECTS Course orientation and learning outcomes
1 ECTS Theoretical background of leadership theories and concepts
0.5 ECTS Ethical Leadership

Spring 2025 – 3 ECTS
1.5 ECTS Self-knowledge and leadership identity
1.5 ECTS credits Self-leadership, agency and leadership career development

Further information for students

The learning during the course will be qualitatively evaluated based on the learning outcomes using many different methods: feedback and mentoring from the teacher, the student's own self-assessment and feedback received from peers in webinars.

During the course, the utilization of artificial intelligence, instructions and possible ethical questions follow the updated recommendations of Arene and Jamk's rules.

The participants of the course will be checked three weeks after the start of the implementation. Participation in the course requires that you have submitted Learning Assignment 1 by 22.9.2024.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 24.08.2024

Timing

26.08.2024 - 18.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Business

Campus

Main Campus

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Master's Degree Programme in International Business Management
Teachers
  • Murat Akpinar
Teacher in charge

Murat Akpinar

Groups
  • ZJAYHS24S1
    Avoin AMK, lita, YAMK-väylät, Sport Business Management
  • ZJAYBB24S1
    Avoin AMK, lita, YAMK-väylät, International Business Management
  • YHS24S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport Business Management
  • YBB24S1
    Master of Business Administration, DP in International Business Management
  • YBB23S1
    Master of Business Administration, DP in International Business Management
  • YHS23S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport Business Management
  • YHS22S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport Business Management
  • YHS21S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport Business Management
  • YBB22S1
    Master's Degree Programme in International Business
  • YBB21S1
    Master's Degree Programme in International Business

Objectives

Purpose of the course
Leadership is a key skill in various organisations in working life. Development as a leader course helps students in understanding leadership, enhancing their self-awareness, identifying their personal strengths and areas for development, as well as analysing, reflecting, and developing themselves as leaders. Through self-awareness and reflection, understanding of one’s own leadership is increased, and enabling the planning of a leadership career and potentially even improving one’s career prospects.

It is important to be able to adapt the leadership style to the organisation’s goals. Leadership has various effects on different functions of the organisation, such as communication, conflict management, and decision-making. Understanding the principles of ethical and responsible leadership is important so that a leader can take ethical responsibility for their organisation and employees. This creates a framework for growing responsible, fair, sustainable, and ethical leaders.

The course aims to develop the following competencies:

Learning to learn
You can evaluate and plan your leadership career in a versatile and goal-oriented way.

Ethics
You can promote the realisation of ethical principles in work communities and organisations with your leadership.

The learning objectives of the course are:
You will increase your self-awareness, which will enable you to analyse and evaluate your leadership from the perspectives of self-management, leadership, and management in general. You can apply key leadership theories and concepts to strengthen your own leadership identity.

You can promote the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership and acting as a role model in your organisation. You can plan your leadership career through self-reflection.

Content

Selected leadership theories and concepts
Self-knowledge and self-leadership (values, beliefs, characteristics, traits, behaviour, personality)
Leadership identity
Development of leadership career
Agency in leadership
Ethics in leadership and management

Learning materials and recommended literature

Coursebook:
Northouse, P. G. (2021). Leadership: Theory and practice. Sage publications.

Additional materials:
Banks, G. C., Fischer, T., Gooty, J., & Stock, G. (2021). Ethical leadership: Mapping the terrain for concept cleanup and a future research agenda. The Leadership Quarterly, 32(2021), 101471.

Bolden, R. (2011). Distributed leadership in organizations: A review of theory and research. International Journal of Management Reviews, 13, 251-269.

Eteläpelto, A. (2017). Emerging conceptualisations on professional agency and learning. In: M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.) Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and development (pp. 183-201). Springer.

Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational Research Review, 10(2013), 45-65.

Goller, M., & Harteis, C. (2017). Human agency at work: Towards a clarification and operationalisation of the concept. In: M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.) Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and development (pp. 85-103). Springer.

Harvard Business School Online (n.d.). How to become a more effective leader. https://info.email.online.hbs.edu/leadership-ebook?_gl=1*8o66d*_gcl_au*MTg3NjQ1ODc2OC4xNjk5MTE5NDIy&_ga=2.263844940.1157622686.1699437102-1314249758.1699119422

Hökkä, P. K., Vähäsantanen, K., Paloniemi, S., & Eteläpelto, A. (2017). The reciprocal relations between emotions and agency in the workplace. In: M. Goller & S. Paloniemi (Eds.) Agency at work: An agentic perspective on professional learning and development (pp. 161-181). Springer.

Landry, L. (2019). Why emotional intelligence is important in leadership. https://online.hbs.edu/blog/post/emotional-intelligence-in-leadership

Teaching methods

You will have intensive online contact sessions with lectures, workshops, and group discussions. In addition, you will study independently for your group and individual assignments.

Practical training and working life connections

There is no internship.

Exam dates and retake possibilities

There is no exam.

Alternative completion methods

You have the right to apply for recognition of your studies if you have prior learning (e.g. university studies completed elsewhere) that can be accredited towards the degree you are currently completing.

The recognition of prior learning is possible in three primary ways: accreditation (replacement or inclusion), recognition of informal learning and studification. More precise info: JAMK Degree Regulations, section 17.

Student workload

Lectures 27 hours
Preparing for the lectures 48 hours
Group projects 54 hours
Individual assignments 6 hours

Content scheduling

8.11.2024 (14-20)
9.11.2024 (09-14)
29.11.2024 (14-20)
30.11.2024 (09-14)

Further information for students

Your assessment will be based on group projects, an individual assignment, and your active participation in class.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

You are able to evaluate and analyse yourself and your leadership based on leadership theories and course assignments. You are able to analyse the implementation of ethical principles in your work community and/or organisation by reflecting on your ethical leadership. You are able to plan your leadership career in a goal-oriented and versatile way.