Leadership and Culture

5 credits

Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 1TG293

Code
1TG293
Education cycle
First cycle
Grading system
Pass with distinction, Pass with credit, Pass, Fail
Finalised by
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 6 October 2023
Responsible department
Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Entry requirements

Project Management and Leadership or Projects and Leadership.

Learning outcomes

After passing the course, students should be able to

  • describe the concept of culture
  • identify and analyse cultures from an individual, group and organisational perspective,
  • write and orally present a report based on a cultural analysis,
  • examine and critically review another student's cultural analysis report,
  • describe different scientific methods.

Content

Cultural norms and perceptions and their impact on the individual, group and organisation. Different aspects of diversity and their importance in creating a sustainable organisation. Cultural analysis using the letter method. Write, present and critically review a report. Scientific methods with a focus on data collection and analysis.

Instruction

Lectures, discussions in groups, seminars and workshop.

Assessment

Written assignments (1 credit), active participation in seminars (1 credit) and oral and written presentation of the final report with accompanying oral and written critical review (3 credits).

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may decide to make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding targeted pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.

Other directives

The course cannot be included in a degree together with 1TG261 Leadership and Culture.

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