Courses Master Display 2014-2015

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Course title Leadership
Course code EBC4042
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 2-2-2015 3-4-2015 X/E X/E
Level Advanced
Coordinator Nicolle van den Elst
For more information: n.vandenelst@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
This Leadership course has the following goals:
1. To introduce students to the complexity of today’s leadership challenges.
2. To familiarize students with theories and empirical research on leadership.
3. To enable students to handle the diagnosis and analysis of leadership issues and to use this knowledge for the suggestion, comparison and evaluation of problem solutions.
4. To develop students’ reflective awareness with respect to their own values, assumptions, expectations and beliefs regarding leadership and to increase their ability to analyze and transform their own leadership behavior.
Description
This course will introduce you to the world of leadership in different ways. You will explore the topic through the academic lens by studying past and current theoretical perspectives and empirical research. In addition you will be asked to reflect on the practical implications of theories and research thereby taking into account the complexity of today’s leadership challenges. Finally, a personal development perspective on leadership is introduced by reflective practice regarding your own leadership behavior.
Literature
Will be announced on Eleum
Prerequisites
Courses and workload are very demanding for all IB Master courses. Exchange students need to have obtained a bachelor degree with a major in Business. Exchange students need to major in organisation in their Master.

An advanced level of English is required.

Please note, next to the final paper, students will be assessed by means of assignments during the course, too.
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Final Paper
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Business Research IB Electives
Master Business Research Track OR IB Electives
Master Human Decision Science Electives
Master International Business Track Accountancy Electives
Master International Business Track Controlling Electives
Master International Business Track Entrepreneurship Electives
Master International Business Track Finance Electives
Master International Business Track Organisation Electives
Master International Business Track Organisation Organisation
Master International Business Track Strategy and Innovation Electives
Master International Business Track Sustainable Finance Electives
SBE Exchange Master Master Exchange Courses
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