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GroupR504D13S/Degree Programme in Information Technology (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR504D22A Management, Quality and Leadership, 10.00 ECTS credits, 267 h
Project and Management Competence
Time of implementationAutumn1/2015-2016, Autumn2/2015-2016, Spring1/2015-2016
Responsible teacherKeränen Veikko, Mattila Erkki
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2015 - 13.03.2016
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2015 - 15.05.2015
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Lectures and seminars 30 h.
Scheduled team work 60 h.
Self-supervised work 180 h.


Course Book:
Daft R. & Kendrick M. & Vershinina N. 2010. Management. Cengage Learning Business Press

  1. Management Skills and Types
  2. The Evolution of Management Thinking
  3. The Environment and Corporate Culture
  4. Managing in a Global Environment
  5. Managing Ethics and Social Responsibility
  6. Manging Small Business Start-Ups
  7. Managerial Planning and Goal Setting
  8. Strategy Formulation and Implementation
  9. Managerial Decision-Making
  10. Managing Change and Innovation
  11. Managing Human Resources
  12. Managing Diversity
  13. Leadership vs. Management
  14. Motivating Employees
  15. Communication
  16. Managing Quality and Performance
  17. Operations and Value Chain Management

Mandatory team work and seminar presentation. The teams consist of (about) 3 students and it should have a project leader and clear responsibilities for the participants. Each team makes its own selectionfrom the list of topics, writes minutes of its meeetings and keeps track of the working hours.

The course does not have a final exam.

The evaluation is based on the following criteria:

  • Commitment and process (30 %)
  • Quality of reporting (30 %)
  • Seminar presentation (20 %)
  • Attendance (20 %)