Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Leadership 2 Cr Lecture Course 5.11.2019 - 3.12.2019
Leadership 2 Cr Lecture Course 7.11.2018 - 4.12.2018

Target group

Doctoral canditates at YEB doctoral school. Doctoral candidates from other schools may be accepted if seats are available.

Learning outcomes

The objective of the training is to give the participant tools to understand characteristics of a creative person, creative process, emotions attached to creative work, special characteristics of a creative organization with multiple creative individuals, and finally, the dynamics of supporting creative expert work by leadership.


Lectures on day 1 will cover the following topics:

  • Characteristics of creative work
  • Creative working process
  • Creative individual
  • Emotions in creative work
  • Characteristics of a team with multiple creative individuals
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Supporting creative work by interaction
  • Leadership philosophies
  • Coaching leadership
  • Creativity-encouraging team culture and atmosphere
  • Dynamics of supporting creativity by leadership

The focus of the team projects is on finding practical solutions to challenging work and leadership situations of creative individuals and teams. The aim of the team projects is to practice the facilitation of expert work as leadership-agents and to deepen the understanding of the work of creative experts and teams and of leadership dynamics. The presentations of the team projects take place in the seminars on the days 2, 3 and 4.


80% attendance and completion of the team project are required.

Assessment practices and criteria


Additional information

In English.

Completion methods

This four-day course is a practical hands-on workshop and includes introductions, exercises, workshops, discussions, a team project and seminars. As team projects, the teams will find practical solutions to challenging work and leadership situations.