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Personal Leadership

Competency aims

By the end of the course the student will be able to: Develop knowledge of the fundamental concepts within leadership, management and self ? management and present alternatives for promoting workplaces that enables workers potential fulfillments. (Knowledge and attitude) The student can as well explain and interpret the difference between self- awareness and self-management as understands the importance of them in the wide context of leadership, both from a personal and team perspective. (Knowledge & skills) By actively reflecting during the course the student finds possibilities for stronger self- awareness and through that to personal development. (Skills & attitude)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: 1. Identify and discuss the fundamental concepts within leadership 2. Illustrate and describe one?s own management style, self-awareness and self-management. 3. Interpret and evaluate the aspects of self and the interaction with colleagues. 4. Identify own strengths and areas of development within self-awareness and self- management and ability to express their own plan for personal development.

Additional information

Observe that this course is an extensive course module - Making sense of Leadership -consisting of three courses: Personal Leadership (5 ects), Teams and Leadership (5 ects) and Change Leadership (5 ects). We encourage and recommend to take them all, but it is possible to take only one course.

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Free for those who are laid-off or unemployed. For others: 75€


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