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Leading Networks and Multicultural Teams

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTA0606
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2015-2016)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Ketola, Pekka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2015-2016

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
9I-EY-1N2016-03-07 – 2016-05-07Katariina Pukkila-PalmunenFinnish2015-12-07 – 2016-03-11

Learning Outcomes

The student knows the principles of managerial duties in a target-oriented organisation and understands the requirements for managing an organisation. S/H can manage and develop interaction between organisations and understands how personal differences (e.g. cultural differences) must be taken into consideration in team formation and management. The student recognises the demands set by project working on the interaction between organisations and individuals.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 81 h, of which
- scheduled studies 42 h
- autonomous studies 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisities


The role and duties of a manager in an organisation, management and development of organisations, self-management, management of teams and networks in multicultural environment.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Claire Capon: Understanding the Business Environment. Pearson Edication Ltd 2009.
John Arnold & all: Work Psychology (Partly). Pearson Edication Ltd 2005.
Lecture notes and other reading recommended by lecturer.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, case studies, group work, problem solving methods.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Numerical assesment, examination, active participation.