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Leadership Communication

Leadership Communication

Code: MGT2HY201
Extent: 5 ECTS (135 h)
Timing: 1st – 4th semester
Language: English
Curriculum: Master Curriculum
Level: Advanced Professional Studies, Master
Type: Compulsory

Starting level and linkage with other courses
No prerequisites.

Learning goals and assessment

Grade 1
The student recognizes and is able to describe the role and importance of goal orientation in both self- management and leadership communication.  The student is conscious of own communication competence.

Grade 3
In addition to skills and competences mentioned for Grade 3, the student can assess and modify own communication taking into consideration organization’s operational and service objectives. He / she is able to analyze and develop own influencing and communication skills and give feedback.

Grade 5
The student accomplishes all of the above, and is able to engage, motivate and coach self and others as well as communicate in an ethically sound manner while taking into account cultural diversity. She/he knows how to give and receive feedback also in situations of change and conflict and can critically evaluate concepts, methods and knowledge corresponding to leadership communication.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) 
If students have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, they can show the competence with a demonstration and progress faster through their studies. More information and instructions for recognising and validating prior learning (RPL) are available at MyNet.

Working life connections 
The course is linked to the Master student’s own work experience. Guest lecturers could be invited from businesses.  

By default, student groups are diverse and international. International learning material.


  • Leadership skills and target-oriented interaction
  • The connection between communication and the organization’s strategy, and the related business, service, and sales targets
  • The role of leadership and communication in managing the corporate image, brand, and reputation
  • Engaging and motivating employees in a multi-cultural and diverse environment
  • Listening and feedback skills

Learning methods
Depending on the implementation. Learning takes place in contact lessons, independent studies, teamwork and online-studies.  Assessment of one’s own learning on E-form.  

Depending on the implementation. 

Teacher(s) responsible
Ivan Berezhny, Porvoo/Pasila
Heta-Liisa Malkavaara, Pasila
Mirka Sunimento, Pasila