Theories in Management

Structure Type: Course
Code: KF21JOHT01
Type: Compulsory
Level: Master
Credits: 5.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Toikko, Timo
Teacher Team: Zechner, Minna ; Toikko, Timo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
YSOSKO-2014   2 autumn   5.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Students will become aware of and develop their personal leadership style.

Students will learn to analyse the background and objectives of models applied to the management of development

Student's Workload

130 hr (lectures 18 and distant learning 112)

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


Learning organizations and process management

Dialogue and facilitating change process

The leader's role and effect on the development

Recommended or Required Reading

Two of following:

Seeck, Hannele (2008) Johtamisopit Suomessa. Taylorismista innovaatioteorioihin. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Carlsson, Maria & Forssell, Chiristina (2008) Esimies ja coaching. Helsinki: Art House.

Viitala, Riitta (2008) Johda osaamista. Osaamisen johtaminen teoriasta käytäntöön. Helsinki: Inforviestintä.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and distance learning

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1-2
Students will be able to describe the different types of management and leadership styles

Grade 3-4
Students will be able to compare the different types of management and leaderhisp styles

Grade 5
Students will be able to analyse critically the different types of management and leadership styles.

Assessment Methods

Grading is based on a student's assignments, the scale of 1-5.