JSBY5510 Working life skills for experts and team leaders (2 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Language:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Description

Content

The key course contents are:

  • How to distinguish oneself on the labour market
  • Key points of employment contracts and labour law
  • How to negotiate my salary
  • How to succeed in working life situations involving changing circumstances or conflict
  • Working life flexibilities and opportunities
  • How to act as a team leader in different working life situations

Completion methods

Lectures and group discussions via Zoom, individual assignments on the Howspace platform.

NB: Zoom sessions cannot be substituted. Passing the course requires 100% participation in Zoom sessions and group discussions, and approved submission of the online assignments.

Students who pass the course will be awarded The Finnish Business School Graduates’ Open Badge digital credential, for adding to LinkedIn profiles, for example. 

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course is to improve business school students’ working life skills. The students learn to understand different workplace negotiations and interactions as well as their own possibilities to influence these as experts or team leaders. After completing the course, the students are familiar with the key elements of labour law and able to act in professional negotiations and interactions. The students can follow discussions on working life matters. After completing the course, the students can reflect on different career options and their individual career directions. During the course the students will learn, with the help of hands-on case assignments, how to succeed in job search and in employment contract and salary negotiations. The students will acquire practical skills for real working life situations by exercising team leader roles in case assignments, in typical, challenging workplace situations

Additional information

Trainers / The Finnish Business School Graduates:

Ted Apter/Advisor, Labour market and social policy

Tiina-Myöhänen-Astikainen/Career Coach

Annika Pohjolainen/Legal Counsel

Study materials

Course material will be given in the Howspace workspace as soon as the course starts. 

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts

Method 2

Description:
English version of the course
Evaluation criteria:
Online assignments returned in the Howspace workspace by given deadline
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
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Teaching (2 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Language:
Finnish

Teaching

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Online course (2 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Language:
English

Teaching