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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2017–2018
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LFCS01 Perspectives to sustainable organisational and societal change 3 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Leadership for Change
Yhteiset opinnot/JKK
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

- to understand the complex and interlinked character of contemporary societal challenges
- to know how to study these challenges in a multidisciplinary setting
- to master a set of key concepts regarding sustainable organisational and societal change
- to analyse, discuss and debate topical societal phenomena

General description

This course is an advanced introductory course to the themes and concepts of the Master's Degree Programme in Leadership for Change. Leadership and change dynamics are examined in relation to topical events and processes. The course uses a multidisciplinary approach and interactive learning methods in close cooperation with businesses and public sector organisations. The course is taught by academic experts and visiting practitioners.


The “Key Concept Lectures” equip students with conceptual tools for analyzing organizational and societal change. At the “LFC Lectures” visiting practitioners discuss change dynamics from the perspective of their organizations.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Anni Kangas, Teacher responsible


6-Sep-2017 – 31-May-2018
Wed 6-Sep-2017 at 15.00-16.15, Pinni B 1100, Attendance at the Panel: "How to Lead a Food (R)evolution?" as part of Johtajuussymposium
Fri 8-Sep-2017 at 10-12, Pinni A3111, Key concept lecture by dean Antti Lönnqvist
Wed 13-Sep-2017 at 14-16, Linna K113, Key concept lecture by the academic director of the LFC programme, university lecturer Anni Kangas
Fri 15-Sep-2017 at 10-12, Pinni A 3111, Key concept lecture by professor Pami Aalto
Fri 22-Sep-2017 at 10-12, Pinni A 3111, Key concept lecture by professor Anna Heikkinen
Fri 29-Sep-2017 at 10-12, Pinni A3111, Key concept lecture by professor Elias Pekkola
Fri 13-Oct-2017 at 11-13, Main Building D10b, LFC Lecture by Mr. Esko Aho, Executive Chairman of the Board at East Office of Finnish Industries
Wed 15-Nov-2017 at 16-18, Linna, Väinö Linna auditorium, LFC Lecture by Professor of Practice Anna-Kaisa Ikonen
Thu 23-Nov-2017 at 16-18, Pinni A, Paavo Koli, LFC Lecture by Lauri Veijalainen, Group CEO, Stockmann
Wed 13-Dec-2017 at 14-16, Pinni B 1097, LFC Lecture by Tuuli Kaskinen, Executive Director, Demos
Wed 31-Jan-2018 at 16-18, Pinni B1096, LFC Lecture by Ruby van der Wekken, Siemenpuu Foundation
Fri 16-Mar-2018 at 14-16, Pinni B 1097, MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen


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Evaluation criteria

Writing exercises