Credits: 6

Schedule: 29.10.2019 - 29.11.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Pekka Pälli

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

Email, or face-to-face during class

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Period II, (2018-2019), Töölö campus
Period II, (2019-2020), Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After completing the course, students
• know the theoretical principles of organizational strategy work upon which effective strategy communication is based on
• understand strategy communication as a means of stakeholder dialogue and engagement
• know how to interpret, communicate, and negotiate strategy content and objectives
• have acquired knowledge and skills to analyze and plan strategy communication

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course explores the communication practices through which organizational strategies are developed and implemented. Adopting a practice-based view on strategy making, the course views strategy communication as integral part of strategic management. The course covers the topics of communicating and interpreting strategy, facilitating strategy dialogue, and participation in collaborative strategy work from a stakeholder perspective.

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 

See the course Program (in the course main Mycourses page) for detailed information about the content.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

100% learning assignments

Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 

Evaluation criteria are elaborated in detail in Assignments section in the course page.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 24h
Course project 86h
Independent work 50h

Details on calculating the workload (applies in this implementation): 

Contact sessions 24 hours, independent study (reflection papers and learning summary altogether 50 hours) and group work 86 hours.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Articles indicated in the syllabus.

Details on the course materials (applies in this implementation): 

Reflection paper materials available in the materials page. Slides
available after each session in the materials page. Assignment
instructions available in the assignments page. Assesment criteria
available in the assignments page.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces course 71E00200 Communication in strategy work

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is restricted to 50 students (including quotas for students from the Open University and Joo-studies).
Priority list: 1. MIB/Strategy/Global Management/CS/IDBM, 2. MIB minor students, 3. Other BIZ students, 4. Other Aalto students. Students must confirm their registration by participating in the first class session.

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 

See the course program in the course front page!


Registration and further information