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 the course, you will be able to better lead yourself and design appropriate leadership practices for various contexts. As a future change agent in your own organization, you will also appreciate that leading people is every manager’s responsibility.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 27.02.2023 - 05.04.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Rebecca Piekkari

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


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    This course is about leading globally in a diverse multicultural context and in different kinds of organizations. The overarching question of the course is “How can I manage myself and others in international settings and from different contexts?” The classes and exercises contribute to your global leadership competences so that you can appreciate and leverage on diversity. The course develops your skills to pursue a global career and manage a diverse workforce in an environment characterized by interactions over distance. It also raises awareness of the importance of socio-cultural sustainability and communication competences for global leaders.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    100% assignments

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures, case studies, role plays, self-reflection



Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

    10 Reduced Inequality


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

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

    Enrollment :

    Exclusive for CEMS MIM and GM students only