Leadership: Mobilizing People


Course Objective

Academic & Research Skills: You will analyze and critically reflect on
existing literature on leadership and related areas, and translate this
to different types of settings.
Bridging Theory and Practice: You will obtain a deeper understanding of
the theoretical and methodological domain of leadership research.
Bridging Theory and Practice: This course will help you to structure and
solve practical issues in the area of leadership and management by
applying relevant theoretical and methodological concepts.
Social Skills: You will work in small teams and in larger teams during
exercises to assess and practice skills of interpersonal influence.
Self-awareness: You will develop a deeper understanding of your own
leadership skills.

Course Content

Leadership is a subject that has long excited interest among scholars
and laypeople alike. The term “leadership” often connotes images of
powerful, dynamic individuals who direct corporate empires or shape the
course of nations. However, we are confronted with leadership every day:
in class, during group assignments, at your job, sport club, student
organization, etc. Whether the concern is with a business corporation,
an athletic team, or a team project in class, there seems to be a
persistent assumption that the leader has a crucial role in the
organization’s or team’s success. This course on leadership, which
combines and integrates state of the art leadership theories and
research, will help you understand both historical and every day
examples of leadership.
Leaders must be able to manage information, diagnose problems, negotiate
with others, and make effective decisions, as well as coordinate and
motivate the human and social capital of their organizational members.
This course aims to prepare you to understand and meet these goals by
familiarizing you with leadership theories, and providing you with
practical experiences through case studies and experiential activities.

Teaching Methods

Lectures and tutorials

Method of Assessment

individual assessment
group assessment


To be announced

Recommended background knowledge


General Information

Course Code E_BK3_LMP
Credits 6 EC
Period P1
Course Level 300
Language of Tuition English
Faculty School of Business and Economics
Course Coordinator dr. J.K. Oostrom
Examiner dr. J.K. Oostrom
Teaching Staff

Practical Information

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Teaching Methods Seminar, Instruction course, Lecture
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