Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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.


Upon completion of this course, students will be able to

- Understand three approaches to the study of leadership and explain both strengths and weaknesses of each approach 

- Apply key theoretical frameworks to real-life examples of teamwork and leadership

- Critically evaluate the relationship between culture and teamwork/leadership

- Develop communication strategies for effective teamwork

Credits: 3

Schedule: 02.11.2022 - 14.12.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Yoonjoo Cho

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period): B2

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The overall aim of this course is to improve the students' skills to work in a diverse team in various professional contexts. To achieve the goal, this course provides both theoretical and practical knowledge on teamwork and leadership. Topics covered include leadership theories, culture and discursive leadership, and communication skills for effective teamwork.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    - Active participation and discussion 25%

    - Individual tasks 30%

    - Team buidling task 15%

    - Team project and presentation 30%

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    36 h small group instruction + 45 h independent study


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn II
    2022-2023 Spring IV
    2023-2024 Autumn II
    2023-2024 Spring IV

    Enrollment :

    Registration in Sisu