Final acceptance to the course takes place after registration as follows:
A) The student will be at the start of the course in Pasila on Monday 27.01 at 17.40-20.30 (OR if unable to make it, by notifying the obstacle in advance) AND
B) Completes the course orientation task (exam) by the given DL. The Exam will be instructed in more detail in the course Kick Off.
The course consists of 6 modules:
2. Stakeholder management
3. Issue prioritization
4. Expectation management
5. Crisis Response Strategies and media practices
6. Planning and Crisis Leadership
For each module there is an introductory lecture in Pasila, followed by individual assignment where student applies modular theme to their chosen organization / brand.
Its is also possible to complete the course completely independently with the help of online materials and assignments but attendance to lectures is highly recommended.
At the end of the course, a crisis simulation exercise will take place in case there are at least 12 participants. However, a maximum of 20 students can take part in the simulation and participants are confirmed based on binding pre-registration. Registration takes place at the end of the course.
The course includes a compulsory assessment of one's own learning.
Learning materials are published during the course. In addition, students must independently search for information about their chosen organizations / industries and crisis cases.
Current cases and/or cases are discussed and analyzed and in assignments, students are encouraged to analyse cases relevant to own work / industry. 2 Guest lectures: T-Media and Kaiku Communications.
No re-exam is available for the course.
The course grade is determined on the basis of the initial exam, and on the basis of the assignments returned by the final DL, according to the evaluation criteria. After this, possible supplementing or raising the grade takes place in accordance with the degree regulations.
Note! You will not receive feedback on assignments returned late and they will be evaluated according to the teachers' schedule. Repeated delays can also affect the course grade, because a grade of 5 requires that "The student stays on schedule."
Learning material is international
27.03.2023 - 19.05.2023
Assignment 1 (Individual) Exam 0-10 points Assignment 2 (individual OR group) Stakeholder Analysis 0-10 points Assignment 3 (Individual) Issue Prioritization 0/15 points Assignment 4 (Individual) Expectational Gaps 0-10 points Assignment 5 (Individual) Crisis Response Strategies 0-15 points Assignment 6A (Individual) Crisis Communication Readiness 0-15 points OR Assignment 6B (Individual) Organisation's Trust and Credibility 0-15 points Assignment 7 A (Individual) Crisis Communications Plan 0-25 points OR Assignment 7 B Crisis Simulation + Reflection 0-25 points
02.01.2023 - 24.03.2023
27.3.2023 at 17:40 - 20:30 Course Kick Off and Module 1 Introduction Module
3.4.2023 a 17:40 - 20:30 Module 2 Stakeholder Management
17.4.2023 at 17:40 - 20:30 Modules 3 Issue prioritization and Module 4 Expectation Management
24.4.2023 at 17:40 - 20:30 Module 5 Crisis Response Strategies and media practices
8.5.2023 at 17:40 - 20:30 Module 6 Crisis Leadership and recap on course themes
15.5.2023 at 17:00 - 21.00 Crisis Simulation and Course Closure
Detailed instructions and pre-requisites for RPL process will be shared in the course kick off.
As a principle, if students have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, they can present their competence via a demonstration. The demonstration must be agreed with the course teacher. More information and instructions for recognizing and validating prior learning (RPL) are available at
https://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/recognition-learning Look at "Instructions to students (master)"
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LEBUM Degree Programme in Leading Business Transformation