publication . Master thesis . 2017

Development of student leadership skills and identity : a case study at a Finnish university

Jensen, Jae;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
The modern world is constantly changing and presents new challenges to individuals entering professional and adult life. Many scholars recognize that leadership skills are a crucial tool for solving problems in all areas of society.Leadership is no longer believed to be an inborn trait, but rather something that can be taught and learned. This thesis aims to understand how students at the University of Jyväskylä assess their own leadership skills and their importance. It would also like to discover which activities, organizations, courses and experiences influenced students’ leadership development and how. Ultimately, this thesis would like to highlight opportun...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSIONComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: leadership, university students, competencies, Finland, Tapaustutkimus, korkeakoulut, opiskelijat, johtaminen
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