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Leadership skills 7.5 credits

Effektivt ledarskap
First cycle, O0014N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Management and Organisation
Subject group (SCB)
Leadership, Organisation and Management

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
The course is aimed towards individuals that presently or in the future will have a leadership position, and therefore wants to develop their leadership skills. After having passed the course the student should have increased his or her potential to practice effective leadership.

The course consists of three segments. First, general leadership and motivation models are at focus. Then, group processes are focused where the goal is to understand how to attain effective teams. Third, the focus is on how culture and stress/press/change affect the leadership.

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
Lectures, classes and seminars. The course contains guest lectures from the business and public sector.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
Compulsorary assignments that are presented and dicussed in classes and seminars.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETKS educational administration, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Mats Westerberg

Transition terms
The course O0014N is equal to IEO346

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2019 Sp 1
Course pack: ”Effektivt ledarskap”

Robbins, Stephen P. & Judge, Timothy (2017). Organizational behavior [Elektronisk resurs]. 17. ed. Boston: Pearson. ISBN: 978-1-292-14631-7
Robbins, Stephen P. & Judge, Timothy (2017). Organizational behavior. 17th edition. [S.l.]: Pearson Education Limited. ISBN: 1292146303
The publications above has exactly the same content, the only thing that separates is the form (electronical / paper) You can choose the one that suits you best.

Literature might be added.

Course offered by
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Individual and group assignmentsU G VG *7.50MandatoryA07

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Department of Business Administration and Social Sciences 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 14 Jun 2019