YTTP2110 Introduction to Management and Leadership (5 cr)

Study level:
Basic studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



- Main concepts of management and leadership
- Development of management and leadership theories
- Strategic management
- Organizational structures
- Human resource management
- Values, ethics and culture
- Socially responsible business
- Managerial work
- Current themes in management

Completion methods

Contact teaching course (Information on different modes of completion will be given each year).

Assessment details

Accepted completion of the designated assignments. The assessment criteria of the course is specified in the study program annually.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
- explain the main concepts and theories of management and leadership
- examine organizational behavior from individual, group and organizational perspectives
- evaluate management and leadership in different contexts
- describe the basic concepts of strategic management
- evaluate the role of social resonsibility, ethics and values in management and leadership
- evaluate and consider her/his own interest in managerial work

Description of prerequisites

No prerequisites.


  • Robbins & Judge: Essentials of Organizational Behavior (Dawsonera eBook collection) (1.-14. Editions); ISBN: 13: 9780133920819

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item