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LG213053 LOGS13/KVS6/LRS15 Strategy and Business Competence 4 op
Organised by
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Person in charge
Juuso Töyli
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X X
2015–2016 X X
Preceding studies
80 business school credit points or similar know-how.

Learning outcomes

The student understands holistically enterprise and the interdependencies of different business functions as well as the role of strategy in business management. The student understands the deep leadership framework, can prepare a business plan, and apply different management tools and techniques learned earlier in practice.


The course provides an opportunity to practice strategic thinking and management as well as leadership skills in multicultural setting. The course conveys holistic understanding of business functions and their interdependencies as well as practices to take into account the multidimensional competitive environment including variable customer needs, characteristics of market areas, the development of technology, and the actions of competitors. The students also learn teamwork under time pressure and.

The course consists of interactive lectures focusing on strategy and leadership skills through deep leadership framework as well as an intensive SIMBU business simulation game.

Teaching methods

Intensive course with obligatory participation 28 h: 2h lectures (Töyli), 6h deep leadership lecture (n.n.), and 20h intensive business game session (Töyli) (2 groups).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

Teams of four students compete against each other in the simulation. Decisions are made in computer lab during supervised sessions. The assessment includes business plan, business game, and written de-briefing report.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4th or 5th year

Study materials

  1. Nissinen, Vesa, Deep leadership. Talentum 2006.
  2. Santalainen, Timo, Strategic thinking. 2nd ed. Talentum 2006.
  3. Case description of the virtual world
  4. Other literature indicated by the lecturer

Further information

Exact time will be informed later.

Belongs to following study modules

Laskentatoimen ja rahoituksen laitos
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
International business, courses lectured in English (Kansainvälinen liiketoiminta)
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Valinnaiset opinnot (Toimitusketjujen johtaminen)
Laskentatoimen ja rahoituksen laitos
Laskentatoimen ja rahoituksen laitos
Valinnaiset opintojaksot (Laskentatoimi ja rahoitus)
Laskentatoimen ja rahoituksen laitos
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos