New manager at KI

This course targets new managers at KI with at delegated managerial responsibility.

Congratulations to your new role!

As a manager, you will face many different situations and responsibilities. The basis for a sustainable and efficient manager is to understand the managerial assignment, the leadership required and the organizational conditions. The purpose of this program is to make you feel comfortable in your new role and your future career as a manager.


Course goal

To provide new managers at KI a deeper understanding of the organization and its context as well as their managerial assignment and the role as leaders.  

Course content

Fall 2020/spring 2021

Note that the hours might be subject to change. 

Theme 1: Course introduction, KI´s core values and strategy 2030
Date: Sep 23rd at 09.00 - 12.30
Room: Zoom (digital) 

Theme 2: Working in a public organisation 
Date: Oct 14th at 09.00 - 12.30
Room: Zoom (digital) 

Theme 3: Employment conditions & the role as employer 
Date: Nov 4th at 09.00 - 12.30
Room: Zoom (digital) 

Theme 4: Economics
Date: Nov 23rd at 09.00 - 12.30 (Note, new date!)
Room: Zoom (digital) 

Theme 5: Purchase & public procurement
Date: Dec 15th at 09.00 - 10.30 
Room: Zoom (digital) 

Theme 6: Communication
Date: Jan 13th 2021 at 09.00 - 12.30
Room:  To be decided

Theme 7: Introduction to leadership
Date: Feb 3rd 2021 at 09.00 - 12.30
Room: To be decided

Theme 8: Integration of equality and equal terms
Date: Feb 24th at 09.00 - 12.30
Room: To be decided

Theme 9: Secondary occupations
Date: March 10th 2021 at 09.00 - 10.30
Room: To be decided

Target group

New managers at KI with a delegated, or upcoming delegation, managerial responsibility.

Course layout

Please note that this fall the themes will be held digitally through Zoom. This is in accordance with KI´s recommendations. 

The program encompasses 9 themes between September 2020 to March 2021. All themes include digital material that is to be prepared before the session. You will find the material in KI´s learning management system Canvas. In Canvas, you will find information about each theme, the course material and calendar. You get access to the system just before the course starts. 

The material for theme 5 “Purchase and public procurement” as well as theme 9 “Secondary occupations” are completely digital. For these themes, you will meet for 1.5 hours to discuss cases related to the course material.

Parallel to the English program, there is a Swedish version. You are welcome to join the Swedish session if that is beneficial to you and the language requirements are met. If you wish to attend a Swedish session, it is important that you notify the course administration in due time.


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Note that the registration is binding.


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