On this course we will explore basic concepts about work groups and teams from the perspective of leading a team and guiding working processes. We will examine elements of good leadership, collaboration, and groupwork. The aim is to help participants develop their understanding and skills in leadership, groupwork, and interaction. The course also helps participants to develop their professional identity.
Besides lectures, on this course use we use gropu process, teamwork and dialogue as learning methods. Presentations, readings and discussions are used to examine th core content both conceptually and practically.
There is a task of reading + reflection to be completed by the beginning of the course. See the instructions below.
Your pre-assignment can be written in English or Finnish. The cases will be discussed in small groups that are working in English, so if you return your assignment in Finnish be prapared to discuss the main points of your reflections in English.