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353332S Leadership and Management Training, 10 ECTS cr 
Code 353332S  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Leadership and Management Training  Abbreviation Leadership and 
Scope10 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Health Sciences 

Elina Laukka 
Heidi Pirkola 

ECTS Credits 

10 ECTS cr

Language of instruction 

The language of instruction is Finnish. When necessary, the course can be completed in English.


Master degree studies, 2nd autumn semester, 1st and 2nd period. Practical training can be completed during summer.

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, the student is able to:

  • analyze, interpret, critically evaluate and reflect on one´s management competence in the field of administration, management or research in practical social and health care
  • apply one´s field-specific skills independently and in groups in practical training in accordance with the requirements of the duties in the chosen training job (knowledge of legislation, project management skills, financial administration skills)
  • demonstrate in a portfolio one’s development and competence as an expert and ability to apply knowledge in managerial, coordination, planning and organizational tasks in social and health care, and
  • demonstrate one´s performance, communication and technology skills when presenting the portfolio.

Workplace visits and presenting them in the first seminar in small groups. Practical training as part of the course in national or international health care organization in accordance with personal training plan. In the second seminar one presents one’s portfolio.

Mode of delivery 

Blended teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Individual guiding in choosing the practical training place (2 h, in Oulu), group work in workplace visit and web-based work (6 h), practical training (6 weeks, 225 h), seminars (8 h, in Oulu) and independent work (29 h) in addition to practical training.

Target group 

Master Degree students in health management science.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

353330S Health Management Science I and 353331S Leadership and Management in Health Care have to be accomplished before this course.

Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

Relevant scientific articles and other literature.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Participation in seminars, workplace visit and group work. Practical training in management in Finland or other countries and producing a portfolio.

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


Pass / Fail

Person responsible 

Paula Vieresjoki

Working life cooperation 

Practical training, learning assignments with working life relevance.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Leadership and Management Training SUMMER 2021  Course  Elina Laukka  01.06.21 -31.07.21
Registration Leadership and Management Training  Course  10  Outi Kanste  08.09.21 -25.01.22

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