Professor in charge: Matti Vartiainen

Extent: 45 ECTS credits

Code: SCI3048

The major in Leadership and Knowledge Management focuses upon people in technology-based work, and investigates leadership, collaboration and the human potential as critical success factors for creating and transforming technology-based organizations.

The mission of the major is to promote the role of people for the success of companies, public organizations and society at large. Research and teaching concentrates on the fundamental human factors that affect sustainable growth in technology-intensive environments. With particular emphasis on engineering and innovation, the center of interest is upon leadership and self-leadership, interaction, knowledge sharing, learning, collaboration, work design in digital knowledge work, wellbeing and attitudes of people in the context of work.

The students majoring in Leadership and Knowledge Management know how to lead and inspire people in technology-intensive environments. They learn skills and knowledge required to

  • lead change in organizational context,
  • enhance teamwork and collaboration,
  • create and utilize knowledge in emerging forms of organizations.

They learn to understand human behaviour. They learn skills and knowledge required to

  • analyse and utilize individual and organisational knowledge,
  • evaluate and develop organizations and work practices,
  • explore human potential and growth and create better collaboration in organizations and between them.

They learn to envision a better future. They understand

  • how future organizations evolve,
  • how an ethically better future for businesses and society can be built,
  • the importance of self-leadership in building better life.

Courses

Code

Name

Credits

Period

 Year

Compulsory courses 25 credits:

TU-E3020   

Knowledge Management in Practice

5

I-II

1. year

TU-E3010

Leading as Practice

5

III-IV

1. year

TU-E3031

Collaboration in Teams and Networks

5

I-II

1. year

TU-E3040

Human Potential

5

III-IV

1.year

TU-E3090

Research Assignment in Leadership and Knowledge Management

5

III-V, I-II

1. year or 2.year

Integrative courses in the field of the programme, 10 credits*:


Choose 5 credits from the course list of Strategy and Venturing:



HOPS

21E00034

Strategy Process

6II
TU-E1010Advanced Strategic Management5I
TU-E1021Strategies for Growth and Renewal5III-IV
TU-E1030Advanced Case-Seminar in Strategy5I

Choose 5 credits from the course list of Operations and Service Management:



HOPS

TU-E2012Service Operations Management5III-IV
TU-E2020Advanced Operations Management5II
TU-E2030Advanced Project-based Management5I-II
TU-E2040Management of External Resources5I

*) Consider prerequisites and possible quotas when selecting integrative courses.

Note: Only one Research Assignment is allowed in the major!




Optional courses

Choose 10 credits from this list of optional courses.

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Optional courses of majors

These courses are listed below thematically. Some courses overlap multiple themes and may appear more than once.

Code

Name

Credits

Period

 Year

Entrepreneurship and Venturing

TU-E4030   

Entrepreneurial Finance5IV1. year

TU-E4080

Managing Innovative Sales3II1.year

TU-E4090

Managing Innovative Sales, exercises3

II

1. year

TU-E1131

Financial Modeling in Strategy and Venturing5

II

1.or 2.year

TU-E1140

Contracting in Strategy and Venturing

2

IV

1. year

TU-E2130

Operations Management for New Ventures

3-5

III-IV

1.year

TU-E4070

Entrepreneurial Marketing

5

V

1.year

Innovation



TU-E1120Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation5III-V1.year
TU-E4040Opportunity Prototyping3I1.year
TU-E4060Design & Innovation in Context6II1.year
TU-E2110Innovation in Operations and Services3-5III-IV1.year
Finance  & Financial Engineering



TU-E2210Financial Engineering I3-5I-II1.year
TU-E2220Financial Engineering II3-6III1.year
TU-E4030Entrepreneurial Finance5IV1.year
TU-E1131Financial Modeling in Strategy and Venturing5II1.or 2.year
28E35100Corporate Financial Management
(limited for Strategy and Venturing major, max.10 students)
6I1.year
Leadership



TU-E4050Entrepreneurial Leadership5V1.year
TU-E3110Work Design in Organizations5III-IV2.year
TU-E3121People in Service Operations5II1.year
TU-E3130Luovan ongelmanratkaisun seminaari5-8I-II1. or 2.year
TU-A1150Filosofia ja systeemiajattelu**3III-IV1.year
Operations



TU-E2120Project Business3-5III-IV1.year
TU-E2130Operations Management for New Ventures3-5III-IV1.year
TU-E6110Management for Network Business Processes3-5I-II1.year
TU-E6120Co-Development Interventions in Business Networks5III-IV1.year
TU-E6140Business Game3I, II, III, IV, V1.year

**) if this course has been completed for Bachelor's degree, it cannot be included in major studies.