Credits: 3

Schedule: 28.09.2018 - 28.09.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Rita Järventie-Thesleff

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Professor of Practice, CEMS Academic Director Rita Järventie-Thesleff

CEMS Programme Managers: Liisa Kotilainen and Arja Sahlberg

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I (Fall 2018), 3-day intensive weekend course (Friday-Sunday), Töölö campus
I (Fall 2019) Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This introductory course in the Global Management (incl. CEMS MIM) programme aims to provide a foundation for the students to analyze, identify and develop their leaderships skills and to plan and take ownership of their personal development. After the course, the student will  be able to (i) identify different leadership styles, (ii) embrace the concepts of ‘followership’ and ‘leadership-as-practice’ and (iii) set goals for their personal development.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

In this course, students will learn about traditional views on leadership and will be invited to challenge some of the taken-for-granted assumptions by discussing concepts like ‘followership’ and ‘L-A-P’ = ‘leadership as practice’. The course also aims to sensitize the students to personal development as a lifelong process and self-development issues.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Pre-assignment, active participation, personal development plan, reflection on learning.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

set of materials provided by the lecturer

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration through WebOodi.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is open to CEMS students exclusively. Global Management students have first priority. 100% attendance in lectures is required. Please note that this is a three-day intensive weekend course and includes mandatory pre-assignments.

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 

This course is a 3-day intensive weekend course taking place September 28-30,2018. Evening programme will be included and students should reserve the entire 3-day period for this course.


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