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Group307D11/Degree Programme in Innovative Business Services (Rovaniemi)
Study unitYR1AH Business Management and Leadership, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Business and Service Management Skills
Time of implementationAutumn1/2011-2012
Responsible teacherSvanberg Leena
Other teachersNevalainen Ari
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.09.2011 - 23.10.2011
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period31.08.2011 - 15.09.2011
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

Learning outcome:

After studying this course, students have a command of the basic functions and processes of a company and understand their integration as well as the supportive roles of various functions. They are able to identify implications of external environment into the business operations. Students know the principles of business planning and understand the importance of planning process and goal setting for business.  Students understand the nature of managerial work. They know the major challenges management must deal and are able to discuss the significance of leadership in organizations. They are able to compare managing and leading and differentiate between them. Students are able to use various tools to assess and improve their own leadership capabilities. The student will get an overview of corporation legislation and is able to distinguish different types of companies and their special features. In addition student is able to utilise basic principles of corporate low. He/she is able to distinguish Finnish and European Union legislation, the hierarchy of rules, the source of legislation and the court of justice. Students are able to explain meanings and contents of the agreements in business. They are able to search and apply judicial knowledge.
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Lectures, case studies, group work, progress reports, tests and other learning exercises; individual studies 


Will be given in the beginning of the course 


The basic functions and processes of a company

Business environment (internal and external) and its features

The principals of business planning

The nature of managerial work (planning, organizing, leading and controlling)

Comparing managing and leading as phenomena

 Improvement plan for leadership qualities

Contract law: Legal procedures; Legal entities; Legal acts; Agreements; Representation; Compensation for damage

Trade register and different types of companies 

Legal issues in different companies/company forms

Special agreements and changing the form of a company; Closing down a company 


Each part will be assessed separately,Business part 50%, Law part 50%