Recommended readings on Leadership: 1. Stephen R. Covey: The 7 habits of highly effective people. Published- London : Simon & Schuster, 2004. 2. Jack Welch: Winning. Published April 5th 2005 by HarperBusiness (first published January 1st 2005). 3. Daniel Goleman: Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ. Published- Bantam Books, 2006. 4. Dale Carnegie:How to win friends and influence people (How to stop worrying and start living). Publ.- Chancellor Press, 1994. 5. Vesa Nissinen:Deep leadership. Published-Talentum, Helsinki, 2006. 6. Peter F. Drucker: One of his books on management and leadership. There are several e.g.: Classic Drucker : essential wisdom of Peter Drucker from the pages of Harvard Business Review. 7. M. Goldsmith, John Baldani, Sarah McArthur: The AMA (American Management Associatio) Handbook of Leadership, 2010. 8. R. Coffee, G. Jones: Why should anyone be led by You? Harvard Business School Press, 2006.
BACHELOR'S DEGREE INITIAL STAGE STUDENTS
Students are able to:
• Apply professional concepts expertly.
• Comply with occupational safety instructions responsibly and independently.
• Justify activities using research knowledge.
• Work independently and take initiatives in line with objectives. Operations are often flexible, systematic, development-oriented, creative and active.
• Select the appropriate techniques and models for activities, and justify the choices.
• Act in customer-oriented ways and according to the situation.
• Promote group activities.
• Able to critically apply ethical principles in the subject field in one's conduct and tasks.
Students are able to:
• Apply professional concepts systematically.
• Apply occupational safety instructions in their activities.
• Justify, compare and analyse their activities using general guidelines.
• Able to cope independently in different tasks in each operating environment.
• Apply acquired techniques and models diversely.
• Act professionally in customer situations.
• Work in a group in line with objectives.
• Justify their activities in accordance with ethical principles..
Students are able to:
• Apply most important/individual and appropriate professional concepts, and indicate their familiarity with the knowledge base.
• Act safely, although activities are often schematic/ experimental/ fumbling/ self-involved.
• Comply with rules and instructions, and justify their activities using provided instructions.
• Act appropriately under guidance.
• Use acquired techniques and models.
• Take customers into account in their actions.
• Act as group members.
• Act in accordance with ethical principles.
07.01.2019 - 14.06.2019
26.11.2018 - 02.12.2019
20 - 40
Juha Putkonen, Lasse Kivinen
Topics to be covered on the study unit:
Understand the fundamental aspects of managing and leading organizations
Understand leadership as an influence process in organizations
Distinguish between leadership and management
Distinguish the trait, behavioral, and contingency theories of leadership
Introduction to management and leadership
Definition of Leadership and management
Attributes of a Leader/ manager
Differences between management skills and leadership skills
Being a Leader, being a manager
Discuss some alternative views of leadership
Analyze the effects of self-managing teams on leadership
HRA Degree Programme in Safety, Security and Risk Management, Laurea Leppävaara
Attendance on the first Contact day is mandatory. By being present at the first contact session the student is ensuring his/hers seat on the course. Force majeur or an obligatory absence are exceptions, but you need to inform the lecturer at least two days ahead. You will be designated with an reading assignment supplemented with written assignment or equavalent on-line exam. After the first contact day no new students are accepted on the course. Mandatory attendance also on team presentation days. Non-attendance will lead to a reading assignment supplemented with written assignment or equavalent on-line exam.
In Leppävaara according to schedule. Schedule to be confirmed on the first Contact day.
Attendance on the first Contact day is mandatory. By being present at the first contact session the student is ensuring his/hers seat on the course. After the first contact day no new students are accepted on the course.