Credits: 5

Schedule: 15.01.2019 - 02.04.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III - V spring (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course a student 1) understands the constructive view on leadership and social practices, 2) recognizes and is able to analyze various leadership related social practices and phenomena, 3) understands how leadership related skills and practices can be learned and developed both individually and collectively, and 4) has constructed (and/or updated) a version of personal leadership philosophy.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course familiarizes the students with constructive and relational leadership theories and frameworks. Different approaches to leadership are critically examined by the students both separately through their own thinking and collectively in group discussions. These frameworks and their different aspects are utilized in analyzing and interpreting personal leadership experiences, and generic leadership related phenomena and practices. The course emphasizes the student's personal development through relational discourse, appreciative argumentation, and reflection. Towards the end of the course the students are expected to have constructed a personalized view on leadership and elaborated a preliminary plan of their personal development as a leader.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, workshops, written assignments.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 27h; preparatory readings, exercises and assignments: 107 h.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Substitutes the course TU-53.1211 or TU-53.1220.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-C1010 Individual in groups/TU-C1011 Groupwork and organizing and TU-C3021 Managing knowledge and knowledge-intensive organizationsor similar.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The number of participants will be limited. Students are given priority as follows: 1) students of the Master’s Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management 2) students of the Master’s Programme in Information Networks, 3) students minoring in Entrepreneurial Leadership and Strategy and Corporate Renewal. Bachelor student can be admitted only if space remains.


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