Summary of course content:
Week 1: First session (11.1.2023): Course practicalities, theoretical frameworks, and starting the project work
Week 2: Project proposal
Week 3: Second session, self-study (25.1.2023): Bad news messaging and sensitive managerial messages
Week 4: Executive summary and presentation planning
Week 5: Peer feedback
Week 6: Third session (15.2.2023): Presentations of the group projects, final executive summaries
Assessments and assignments:
The course is built around one main group project that includes several deliverables. They are the following:
A1: Project proposal
A2: Executive Summary
A3: Peer feedback to other group's executive summary
A4: Project presentation and the final executive summary (50% of the course grade)
Additionally, there are two individual assignments, one on the self-study session and another in the end of the course:
B1: Bad news message
B2: Reflection paper (50% of the course grade)
We'll go over the group project in detail on the first session; the detailed descriptions and evaluation rubrics for each assignment can be found from the folders of each week: for the instructions on the main group project, check the folder 'Week 6'.
In case you have any questions regarding the assignments or the course in general, please contact Aleksi at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org. Throughout the course I'll notify you of deadlines and assignments with the 'Announcements' tool, so make sure to check that or your Aalto email every now and then.
We'll all meet together on the 11th of January on the first session of the course, see you then!
Best regards, Aleksi