Time: 30 August – 31 December 2021
Place: Xamk Learn – digital learning environment
Extent: 5 ECTS credits
Number of study places: 50
Target group: All that are interested in the topic
Required previous skills: None
Lecturer: Mrs Maria Kangasniemi-Haapala


Credited in degree: All Master level degrees at Xamk
Enrolment by: 16 August 2021
Price: Free of charge

Please notice, that
! Xamk degree students cannot enrol on Open UAS courses !

Learning outcomes:
You are able to plan, use and evaluate organisation’s central tools of strategic management. You know techniques for process description and are able to use the models for measuring efficiency. You are able to use qualitative tools for developing an organization.

Contents and methods:
The basic concepts of strategic management: mission, values and vision. Determining strategic objectives, operating principles and plans of operation. Processes and measuring processes, Balanced score-card (BSC), self-evaluations tools (e.g.EFQM), Monitoring results.

Study material:
Provided by the lecturer on Learn platform.

Grading scale:

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
Cancellation has to be made 14 days before the course starts. Cancellation by email to openstudies@xamk.fi.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approx. one week before the course starts.