Leadership in Crisis Management, 7.5 credits
Leadership in Crisis Management, 7,5 högskolepoäng
Course Syllabus for students Autumn 2019
Course Code:HLCK16
Confirmed by:Director of Education Feb 19, 2016
Revised by:Director of Education Nov 1, 2016
Valid From:May 8, 2017
Reg number:HHJ/Avdelningen för beteendevetenskap och socialt arbete 2016/4133-313
Education Cycle:Basic level
Disciplinary domain:Social sciences
Subject group:SS2
Specialised in:G1F
Main field of study:Social Work

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

At the completion of this course the student should be able to:

Knowledge and understanding

  • explain crisis management
  • explain leadership theories in relation to Human Service Organizations

Skills and abilities

  • construct crisis management plans
  • analyse various crisis management scenarios
  • argue for the priorities related to different types of crises

Judgement and approach

  • independently identify and reflect over ethical concerns in relation to leadership and crisis management.


- crisis management theory
- collaboration theory
- leadership theory
- crisis management plans

Type of instruction

The course is conducted on campus or alternatively web based. Regardless of the form of distribution, the course is carried out in the form of lectures and seminars.

The teaching is conducted in English.


General entry requirements and completed courses of 30 credits in higher education (or the equivalent).

Examination and grades

The course is graded A, B, C, D, E, FX or F.

Subject assessment: Individual written examination with a follow-up seminar will be undertaken by the student.
The course is examined by a senior lecturer.

Registration of examination:
Name of the TestValueGrading
Examination7.5 creditsA/B/C/D/E/FX/F

Other information

Attendance regulations
Class attendance is required for seminars and lectures.

Course literature

Hoff, L.A., Brown, L., Hoff, M. & Hallisey,B.J. (2009). People in Crisis: Clinical Diversity Perspectives, 6 th ed. New York: Routledge.

Content updated 2018-03-23

Content updated 2015-06-24
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