COURSE SYLLABUS

Leadership skills 7.5 credits

Effektivt ledarskap
First cycle, O0014N
Version
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.

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

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject
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


Selection

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.

Contents
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.

Realization
Lectures, classes and seminars. The course contains guest lectures from the business and public sector.

Examination
Compulsorary assignments that are presented and dicussed in classes and seminars.

Remarks
Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration eduets@ltu.se, 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.

Examiner
Mats Westerberg

Transition terms
The course O0014N is equal to IEO346

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2019 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
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 Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom 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.