Future Healthcare Leadership 10 credits

Open studies

Date: 26.10.2021 - 14.12.2021
: 150€
: 20.10.2021
: English
: Maria Forss
Required skills : A bachelor degree and at least two years work experience gained after completing the higher education degree

Competency aims


Learning competence, after this module the
student is able to:
Create and articulate a personal and authentic
leadership approach that culminates in a mission
statement about continued learning is a key
Create a vision and develop behaviors to
successfully lead a diverse group of people
through uncertain environments
Present a variety of interventions to enhance an
innovative and inclusive work environment by
demonstrating cultural sensitivity and advanced
communication skills


Learning outcomes


At the end of the course you have:
Developed specialized knowledge in the healthcare
leadership field and this
foster your original thinking.
Strengthen your critical awareness of knowledge
issues in healthcare
leadership and in the interface between different
fields in the Nordic
healthcare sector (Knowledge)

Expanded your skills and techniques for leadership
that will help you
tackle today?s complex challenges by navigating
ambiguity, collaborating
across diversity, and maintaining momentum with
optimism and evidence.

Grow your self-reflective understanding and your
behavior in order to
build, guide and empowering teams in the Nordic
healthcare sector.


Course contents


This learning module helps student to reflect
upon changes in personal leadership behavior, as
evidenced by expanded self-knowledge, team-
behavior, cultural awareness, and systems
thinking. Further in this module we are focusing
on how to grow owns own creative and critical
thinking skills required of successful leadership
and effecting organizational change. Following
content can be found in this module: Personal
Leadership, valuebased leadership,
commiunication, team leadership, power,
organisational culture.


 Note that the Leadership for Nordic Healthcare
programme is entirely online, and therefore this
course will consist of online activities only.
The course requires active commitment each week,
as peer-learning and self-driven learning
activities are the foundation for deep learning. 

Assessment requirements


To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
As groupwork: Create a leadership project plan in
order to solve a problem/challenge in the setting
of Nordic healthcare. (50%)
Individually: Exam about different leadership
theories. (30%)
Individually: Personal professional portfolio


26.10.2021 15.00 - 17.00

9.11.2021 15.00 - 18.00

16.11.2021 15.00 - 17.00

23.11.2021 15.00 - 17.00

7.12.2021 15.00 - 17.00

14.12.2021 15.00 - 18.00

Number of stydy places: 20

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