New manager at KI

This program 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.


Program goal

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

The program focuses on "organizational leadership" in KI`s leadership competency model. 

Key dates and modules

Spring 2024
Note that the hours might be subject to change. 

DAY ONE - IRL Solna Campus
Tuesday 12th of March at 08.30 - 15.30. We ask you to register using this link so that there is enough space and coffee for all participants: Registration for New as manager - Day 1

Module 1 Introduction to leadership at KI

DAY TWO - Zoom
Wednesday 20th of March at 08.30 - 15.30

Module 2. Working in a public organisation

Module 6.1 Recruitment and employer branding

Module 6.2 Communication & branding

Wednesday 27th of March at 08.30 - 15.30

Module 7. Employment conditions & the role as employer

Module 8:2 Secondary occupations

Friday 5th of April at 08.30 - 15.30

Module 4. Economics

Module 5. Purchase & public procurement

DAY FIVE - IRL Solna Campus
Monday 8th of April at 08.30 - 15.30. We ask you to register using this link so that there is enough space and coffee for all participants: Registration for New as manager - Day 5

Module 3. Integration of equality, equal terms & discrimination

Module 8:1 Research Support

Grand Finale (Networking)

Target group

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

Program layout

The course consists of 8 modules which are taught twice a year, Swedish during the autumn and English in the spring. The course is taught one day a week, over five weeks. Digital preparation material for each module can be found in the education portal for New as a manager at KI (SharePoint). 

The pedagogical approach for the program is a ‘flipped classroom’ approach, all modules have digital preparation material and exercises that can be found in SharePoint. Here you will find information about the different modules, course material and exercises. Each digital module is followed by a mandatory physical meeting or webinar. The training session is based on the course material found online with an added deepened knowledge, focusing on cases discussions, and the dilemmas faced by course participants. 

To get access to the platform, you will need to register for the course. 

Please note: To pass the course, all participants must take part in the online assessment ahead of the training sessions.


You are more than welcome to contact us for questions! 

Julia Linder