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, students

  • know the study option's requirements for learning
  • have gained a holistic picture of the the academic and practical underpinnings of strategic management in a changing world


Credits: 2

Schedule: 06.09.2023 - 19.09.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

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

Pekka Pälli,

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Introduction to program contents, schedule and intended learning outcomes; approaches to learning; introducing the overall technical guidelines and academic standards required in the Program's courses; introducing the theme of Strategic Management in a Changing World

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    100% learning assignments

  • applies in this implementation

    Participation in the class sessions

    Reaction paper based on articles

    Evaluation/grading: Pass/fail

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching

    Independent study

  • applies in this implementation

    Class sessions 9 h

    Preparation for class/workshops 5 h

    Independent study and learning assignments based on assigned readings 40 h


Study Material
  • applies in this implementation

    Research articles to be announced on the lectures

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I
    2023-2024 Autumn I

    Enrollment :

    This course is only for Strategic Management in a Changing World students. 

Details on the schedule
  • applies in this implementation

    Session 1: Wednesday 6.9. 9-12 T004

    Session 2: Tuesday 12.9. 14-17 U6 Konecranes

    Session 3: Tuesday 19.9. 14-17 (T004)