Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


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

Credits: 6

Schedule: 13.01.2021 - 19.02.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Pekka Pälli

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Pekka Pälli

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

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    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.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    100% learning assignments

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

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


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Articles indicated in the syllabus.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Replaces course 71E00200 Communication in strategy work



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