After completing the course, students
- know the theoretical principles of organizational strategy work upon which effective strategy communication is based on
- understand strategy communication as a means of stakeholder dialogue and engagement
- know how to interpret, communicate, and negotiate strategy content and objectives
- have acquired knowledge and skills to analyze and plan strategy communication.
The course explores the communication practices through which organizational strategies are developed and implemented. Adopting a practice-based view on strategy making, the course views strategy communication as integral part of strategic management. The course covers the topics of communicating and interpreting strategy, facilitating strategy dialogue, and participation in collaborative strategy work from a stakeholder perspective.
Articles indicated in the syllabus.
Online learning environment for the course & Activating Aalto ID
MyCourses online learning environment is a tool for both students and teachers for communication and managing everyday course work. You need an Aalto User ID to log in to the course's MyCourses workspace and participate in teaching. You can activate your Aalto User ID the day after the registration and you should activate it no later than the day before the start of the course.Instructions for activating your Aalto User IDDigital workspace of the course: MyCourses
More details on completing the course will be available at MyCourses closer to the start of the course.
Contact teaching 24h
Course project 86h
Independent work 50h
100% learning assignments
Teaching time and location
The teaching time and the location of the course can be found at Sisu information system
- The link leads to Completion methods tab of the course page
- From the top of the page (Version drop-down menu), check that academic year 2023-2024 is selected
From the blue bar, click Lecture and open the Groups and teaching times tabto see the teaching time and the location of the course. Exam times can be seen by clicking Exam.
Exam instructions at the Open University
Registration and course fee
Registration for Open University courses is done in Sisu-service.
Registration for this course starts on 11.12.2023 at 9.00
Registration for this course ends on 1.1.2024 at 23.59
The number of participants from the Open University is limited to 5.
This course is organized by the Aalto University School of Business.
The course fee is paid upon registration for each course at a time and it is binding. Familiarize yourself with registration and payment rules as well as other guidelines for students:
Registration, payments and rulesAccess Token on Aalto University Campus
To be able to enter campus premises and classrooms you need the student access token of Aalto University. You can get the student access token from campus lobby services. The access token need to be activated with your Aalto account and password before you can use it. Please, arrive the campus well in advance before your first class so that you can make the access token work. Please, see the instructions how to get and activate the access token:How to get an access tokenOtaniemi Campus, Espoo:Campus mapFurther information
Students must confirm their registration by participating in the first class session.
Equivalences: Replaces course 71E00200 Communication in strategy work
Individual study arrangements
If you need individual study arrangements in order to attend a course, contact the Open University office [email protected] in good time, at least 14 days before the start date of the course or the examination date. Further information about individual study arrangements:
Individual study arrangements at Open University