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Learning outcomes of the course
You will understand different leadership theories and models and their differences, and you will be able to apply them to practical work. You define key leadership practices and describe them from the perspective of your job role. You understand the importance of ethical leadership. You will identify and assess your leadership and emotional intelligence and interaction skills and benefits, and identify your key areas for development. You will test practical dialogue skills in interaction and discussions.
Current phenomena of leadership
Ethical aspects of leadership
Emotional intelligence and emotions
Communication and interaction skills
Dialogue and dialogue tools/skills
Mode of delivery
Face-to-face learning and distance learning
Prerequisites and co-requisites
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Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
The theory of the subject matter as summarised by the student is appropriate for the subject matter or work role, but it does not form an overall view. The student describes and distinguishes essential concepts. The student outlines a development project. The student finds a partial solution to the problem but is unable to illustrate the results. Matters are discussed in a list-like and summarising manner. Independent thinking is lacking. The reporting follows JAMK’s reporting instructions partially.
The student applies theory within the subject matter, limited from the perspective of the subject matter or work role. The student has selected and defined the essential concepts. The student designs a development project. The student finds a partial solution to the problem. They illustrate the results. The examples demonstrate understanding and independent thinking, but the connections between theoretical knowledge and the examples are insufficient. The report mostly follows JAMK’s reporting instructions.
Assessment criteria - grade 3 and 4
You present theory that is relevant and delineated. You are able to follow and analyse the development and/or research in your field of expertise. You are able to analyse and structure theoretical information and concepts. You lead or plan a research, development or innovation initiative, applying new methods. You develop the operations of the organisation by finding alternative solutions to a problem. Theory and practice are combined through your thinking. The report is illustrative and includes analysis. The report follows JAMK’s reporting instructions (may contain occasional errors).
Very good 4
You produce an overall view from the essential theories in the subject matter, which you reflect on in a critical manner. You are able to follow and analyse the development and international research in your field of expertise. You are able to consider the essential concepts in relation to each other. You lead or plan a research, development or innovation initiative that produces a solution for a practical problem. You demonstrate and justify the usability of your results. The report is written in a consistent, justified and illustrative manner. It contains reflection and criticism. The report follows JAMK’s reporting instructions. There may be minor deficiencies with some details.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
You are able to create new information. You are able to follow and analyse the development and international research in the fields of expertise. You reflect on the matter at a social level. You are able to define the essential concepts related to the special competence of the field in relation to each other. You lead or plan a research, development or innovation initiative that produces and analyses new information and reforms the practices in complex and unpredictable operating environments. You utilise methods from research and development operations, and display creative thinking. The report has created new perspectives or overall views by combining things in a new way. The text displays the ability for critical thinking and the skill of communicating the results. The report follows JAMK’s reporting instructions.