Structure Type: Course
Code: KC03BE20030
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Alarinta, Jarmo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
BIOEL-2013   3 autumn   3.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will
- Be able to use the tools needed in management and acquire readiness in functioning as a supervisor
- have capacity to act as a supervisor
- know legislation and agreements pertaining to management work.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 80 h
- of which scheduled studies: 40 h
- of which autonomous studies: 40 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Scope of management work
- Duties of supervisors
- How to take over duties of supervisor
- Legislation and agreements pertaining to management work
- Managing a unit
- Motivation and rewards
- Recruitment and orientation
- Termination of an employment relationship.

Recommended or Required Reading

Hyppänen R. 2007. Esimiesosaaminen - Liiketoiminnan menestystekijä, Helsinki: Edita Oy.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and assignments

Assessment Criteria

Satisfactory (1...2): The student knows and understands to a satisfactory extent the leadership methods, and is able to apply them to usual problems.

Good (3...4): The student is familiar with the concepts leadership methods, and is able to apply them to different types of problems. The student is able to combine the accumulated knowledge and skills with previous experiences in the subject.

Excellent (5): The student is familiar with the leadership methods, and is able to apply them to a variety of different problems. The student has demonstrated creativity and innovation, and is able to find new meanings when applying what they have learned.

Assessment Methods

Exam and assignments

Work Placement