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Strategic Competence Development 7,5 Credits

“Competence development for professionals” aims to equip and develop individuals with the competence needed to upskill their existing skills responding to crises. The extreme situation, for instance, we are facing in the present times in the form of corona crises, which had put businesses regardless of employee size and financial capacity at a difficult and challenging situation and leaving vast numbers of people without jobs. The need for better preparing our people working in Sweden already existed, and with the new turns of events, it has further escalated and warrants that we develop our workforce with a competitive and specific skill set to respond to any such situation. This course stimulates students to analyse and develop strategic competencies for key functional aspects of organizational strategy, among those competencies are leadership, change, culture, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Course Contents

“Competence development for professionals” aims to equip and develop individuals with the competence needed to upskill their existing skills responding to crises. The extreme situation, for instance, we are facing in the present times in the form of corona crises, which had put businesses regardless of employee size and financial capacity at a difficult and challenging situation and leaving vast numbers of people without jobs. The need for better preparing our people working in Sweden already existed, and with the new turns of events, it has further escalated and warrants that we develop our workforce with a competitive and specific skill set to respond to any such situation. This course stimulates students to analyse and develop strategic competencies for key functional aspects of organizational strategy, among those competencies are leadership, change, culture, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Connection to Research and Practice
This is a theoretically as well as practically oriented course in strategic competence development. The course provides students with an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and abilities in working strategically in different contexts. This course opens students to the multiplicity of views on strategic competencies and the application of these in actual scenarios. It is based on real case studies and interaction with the industry is a vital part of the course.

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor's degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS
credits at an accredited university) or equivalent (extensive business experience can be validated
as equivalent). English proficiency is required (level 6/B or equivalent).

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JSCR20
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Distance
Number of required meetings
0
Semester
Autumn 2020: Oct 26 - Jan 17
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Ortsoberoende
Time
Mixed times
Number of places
30
Course coordinator
Naveed Akhter
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-14179
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Content updated 2020-08-25