Leadership in Global Projects
|Structure Type:||Study unit|
|Type:||Compulsory / Professional Studies|
|Level:||Master of Engineering|
|Year of Study:||1 (2019-2020)|
|Responsible Teacher:||Saarikoski, Lotta|
|Language of Instruction:||English|
Courses During the Academic Year 2019-2020
|4||I-PM-1Y, T-LY-1Y||2020-03-02 – 2020-06-15||Adebayo Agbejule||English||2019-12-16 – 2020-01-14|
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This course is designed to introduce students to the main characteristics of global projects and programs, and develop students’ skills in effectively leading and working in global teams. One goal of the course to provide students with both the conceptual understanding and the behavioral skills required to implement strategies for effective leadership and team work in a global project. It is expected that students will leave this course with comprehensive knowledge of how to diagnose and intervene as leader, member, or consultant to improve the effectiveness of leadership and teams in any setting.
Total work load of the student 135 h, of which
- scheduled studies 25 h
- autonomous studies 110 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
Strategic Project Management
Forming a global team, project leadership, global communication, global organizations, collaborative teams, and collaborative techniques.
Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools
Jean Binders (2007), Global Project Management; Communicating, collaboration, and management across borders.
Reeve, J. (2001) ‘Understanding motivation and emotion – third edition’ (John Wiley & Sons, USA)
Other material given by lecturer
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, group work, project work and exercises
5: The student is able to utilize the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilize the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilize the methods learnt during the study unit.
Numerical assessment: examination 50%, project work 50%