Purpose of the course
The purpose of the course is to learn to understand and master the means provided by leadership competence and emotional intelligence, as well as the interaction skills with which organisations and their staff succeed in an international and digital operating environment.
Organisational and financial management
Service business management
Internationalisation and communications competence
Learning and information management competence
Entrepreneurship, innovation and working community competence
Course learning outcomes:
You understand different theories and models of leadership and the differences between them, and are able to apply them in actual working practice. You define key leadership practices and describe them from the perspective of your work role. You understand the significance of equitable and ethical leadership. You recognise and evaluate your competence in, and the benefits of, leadership, emotional intelligence and interaction skills and name your principal development target. You experiment with practical dialogue skills in interaction and in discussions.
You understand the differences between different theories and models of leadership. You differentiate between and classify key concepts of leadership. You discuss the subject from different perspectives. You recognise the key skills in, and benefits of, emotional intelligence, as well as methods for developing them. You define key leadership practices and describe them from the perspective of your work role. You understand the significance of equitable and ethical leadership. You evaluate your leadership and interaction competence and recognise your principal development target. You write in an illustrative manner, but the text contains illogicalities and shortcomings.
You apply the theory of leadership you have delineated. You select and define the key concepts. You utilise key emotional intelligence skills and development methods. You find a solution to the problem and illustrate the results with examples. The examples exhibit understanding and independent thinking that is connected to theory. You are able to cooperate in a responsible manner in a problem-solving situation and take responsibility for a colleague’s work. You understand the significance of equitable and ethical leadership. You evaluate and substantiate your own leadership and interaction competence with examples. You write in a logical and illustrative manner, but the text exhibits certain shortcomings. You write text that is partly unstructured and exhibits numerous different language and style errors.
You analyse essential and well-delineated theory and concepts of leadership and justify their choice. You demonstrate an ability to follow and analyse the development and/or research in your area of expertise. You analyse key emotional intelligence skills and development methods and understand how you can control your own emotions. You lead or plan a research, development or innovation project in which you apply new methods. You develop the operations of the organisation by finding an alternative solution. You combine theory and practice. You analyse and substantiate the significance of equitable and ethical leadership. You analyse and substantiate your own leadership and interaction competence and are capable of developing it. You write in a logical and illustrative manner, substantiating the points you make. You write structured text with occasional language and style errors.
Very good 4
You outline a coherent whole from the key theories and concepts of leadership and emotional intelligence, which you reflect upon critically. You analyse, follow and discuss the development of, and international research in, your area of expertise. You develop key emotional intelligence skills, interpreting and managing emotions. You lead or plan a research, development or innovation project in which you resolve a practical problem. You assess the process and the outcome by mirroring them against usability and theory. You reflect upon leadership and ethicality from the point of view of equality. You analyse and substantiate your own leadership and interaction competence and are capable of developing it. You write in a logical, analytical and competent manner. You write structured text in a fluent and almost error-free formal style.
You produce new perspectives or new knowledge about leadership and emotional intelligence for your own organisation. You assess and interpret critically the development of professional fields and international research knowledge on leadership. You define the key concepts related to the specialised competence in theories of leadership in relation to one other. You show development responsibility for increasing new knowledge and practices in your own professional field and for goal-oriented learning in your own organisation from the leadership point of view. You create a plan to test how your own emotional intelligence or that of your organisation can be improved. You lead a research, development or innovation project in which you produce and analyse new knowledge and revise operating practices in the changing operating environment of your field. You assess, analyse, compare and substantiate the leadership and emotional intelligence development process, its outcome and its action proposals that are linked to the set objectives and criteria. You reflect upon leadership and ethicality at the societal level. You assess the development of your own leadership and interaction competence critically, comprehensively and in a diverse way. You write convincingly, presenting a logically coherent whole in which you combine things in a new way. You show an ability for critical and argumentative writing.