Time: 2 May – 31 August 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

! Xamk degree students and path students enrol on Peppi system !

Credited in degree: All master level degrees at Xamk
Enrolment period: 15 March – 18 April 2021
Price: Free of charge

Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS 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.

Learning tasks.

Student's workload is approximately 130 hours.

Study material:
Material will be provided in Learn.

a. You are able to find, study, produce and evaluate critically data related to factors affecting company’s marketing
b. You are able to solve demanding problems in research and development work.
e. You are able to evaluate strategic approaches and justify their use in terms of management and development.

Assessment 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.