Leadership for Change (LFC) Students in the Faculty of Management, University of Tampere, are looking for internship places. The students are first year master’s students in business, governance and politics. Studying in the LFC programme, they have been able to develop analysis and leadership skills that are needed to deal with today’s complex problems. These students have a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills making them attractive to potential employers in the public sector, private enterprises or other organisations.
How do complex challenges appear from the perspective of city leadership? This was the topic of the LFC Lecture by Dr. Anna-Kaisa Ikonen, Professor of Practice in the UTA Faculty of Management and former Mayor of the City of Tampere. Dr. Ikonen shared the insider’s point of view with the audience presenting her ideas on leadership in the public sector and the role of the mayor in city leadership. At the end of the lecture, Dr. Markku Sotarauta, Professor in the Faculty of Management, commented on Dr. Ikonen’s lecture from the perspective of current academic research.
On his insightful trip from Canada to Brazil, with no plane tickets involved, Gabriel Esber Elias realized he wanted to continue with his studies. Having got Bachelor’s degree in Business and several years of work experience, Gabriel felt he wanted to do something new that could make an impact. He thus decided to head to Finland to learn more about questions related to social justice and welfare, which is when he found out about the track Governance for Sustainable Change in the Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership for Change. Now Gabriel’s goals are to learn as much as he can, both from theory and interaction with people, and apply the acquired knowledge in his home country Brazil. “Stop thinking and apply!”, Gabriel encourages all potential LFC students. Meet LFC Student Gabriel Esber Elias!
The Leadership for Change Programme (LFC) in the Faculty of Management, University of Tampere invites applications from motivated and talented students from all over the world.
Lauri Veijalainen, the CEO of Stockmann Group, visited the Faculty of Management at the University of Tampere as a guest lecturer on the Leadership for Change (LFC) lecture series on 23 November 2017. The lectures are organized and facilitated by the LFC master’s students. Here, you can read a report of the event written by Team Veijalainen.
We met with Aline Mayr, a first-year student in the Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership for Change. Aline is originally from Germany, but it is not her first year in Tampere – during her Bachelor’s studies, Aline was an exchange student in the University of Tampere. Today, in addition to her LFC studies, Aline is busy in her role as an Event Coordinator at the ESN FINT, International Exchange Erasmus Student Network, which organizes interesting events for both international and Finnish students.
We had a chat with Berfin Osso, a first-year Leadership for Change student, on a November afternoon in Tampere. Besides her interest in law and politics, Berfin’s passions are travelling and drawing cartoons and caricatures.
We met with Reyver Serna, who has started his studies in the Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership for Change. Reyver moved to Tampere four years ago and was glad to share his thoughts and tips regarding the university and the city of Tampere.
Anna Heikkinen from the Faculty of Management gave a lecture on sustainability for the Leadership for Change students. The students wrote short talking point memos in response to the lecture. How do they see the role of sustainability in bringing about change?