Quality Education Needs Quality Leadership

Our mission is to educate global educational leaders in shaping a better tomorrow. We base our programme on the world-leading Finnish pedagogical philosophy and it’s well-known practical approaches combined with the visionary leadership and management expertise.

 

Learning outcomes

  • Become a visionary leader who is future-oriented, capable of strategic thinking and transformative leadership, and who can coach and inspire others.
  • Gain thorough and up-to-date knowledge on education and obtain the ability to operationalise this knowledge in a global educational environment.
  • Learn to recognise and exploit the opportunities in different educational contexts and to search for innovation, self-renewal and growth.
  • Develop as a person in the areas of critical thinking communication skills and networking.

 

Educational Excellence

  • Accounting and finance
  • Brand, marketing and sales
  • Economics and society
  • Responsible education
  • Educational legislation and policy
  • Qualify management
  • Challenges in education management
  • Education in the digital era

 

Visionary Leadership

  • Strategic management and foresight
  • Personal leadership & intrapreneurship
  • Global leadership
  • Managing change
  • Pedagogical leadership and diversity management 
  • Creativity and innovation in education

 

Executive MBA in International Educational Leadership and Management

 

Programme options

Full Executive MBA in International Educational Leadership and Management

Diploma Programme in International Educational Leadership and Management

Studies are organised in 2 modules:

  • 1st module: 3 on-site trainings weeks within 6 months;
  • 2nd module: 4 on-site training weeks within 6 months. Can be modified to include a 1-2 week Training period in Finland.
  • Thesis work

Studies include blended learning with online courses, independent work, group work and on-site face-to-face trainings.

Find content in Module 1 and Module 2 below.

Completing module 1 participants will receive an Executive Diploma in Educational Leadership.

The Diploma (20 ECTS) includes:

  • 3 on-site trainings weeks within 6 months

Diploma studies are recognised in the full EMBA in Education degree, if the studies are continued with the module 2.

Find content in Module 1 below.

Total duration of studies 1.5 years, 60 ECTS

Total duration of studies 6 months, 20 ECTS

 

Visionary leadership:

  • Strategic management and foresight
  • Personal leadership & intrapreneurship
  • Global leadership
  • Pedagogical leadership and diversity management

 

Educational excellence:

  • Brand, marketing and sales
  • Economics and society

 

Personal growth:

  • Personal leadership skills

Optional training period in Finland:

Accounting and finance, quality management, education in the Digital Era

  • Managing change
  • Creativity and innovations in education
  • Responsible education
  • Educational legislation and policy
  • Challenges in education management
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Media, communication, interaction and networking skills

EMBA thesis

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target group

The programme is targeted for future-oriented educational directors and leaders, who are committed to developing their own organisations as well as their own personal leadership skills.

Availability

On request

Duration

1,5 years or 6 months, can be modified to 1-2 weeks Short Course

For more information, please contact

University of Turku