Business Management

Structure Type: Course
Code: TLA1204
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Malin, Timo
Teacher Team: Koskinen, Ossi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
T-LT-2013V   2 spring   3.0        
LT-2014V   2 spring   3.0        
LT-2015V   2 spring   3.0        
LT-2016V   2 spring   3.0        
LT-2017V   2 spring   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student is familiar with the principles of management activities in a goal-oriented organization and understands the requirements set on the co-operation between the superior and the employee.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 80 h
- of which scheduled studies: 15 h
- of which autonomous studies: 65 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No requirements


Role and tasks of the superior in an organization, company values, people and their differences, management styles, influencing people and methods of team activity, self-management, development of organization and advancing the well-being of the working community.

Regional Impact

The course provides understanding of leadership and management so that students can master well superior positions in the organizations of the region.


The course encourages the internationalization of the students.

Recommended or Required Reading

- Viitala, Riitta ja Jylhä, Eila 2013. Liiketoimintaosaaminen. Menestyvän yritystoiminnan perusta. Edita. Helsinki.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

lectures + group works
Project work
Self-conducted studies (Moodle and the literature)

Assessment Criteria

5 Utilize theories, concepts and methods consistently in various situations
3 Utilize essential concepts in single situations and assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based
1 Recognize and understand the essential theories, principles and methods

Assessment Methods

Numerical (0-5).
Project work 40%
Exam 50%
Activity in Moodle Tasks 10%