Leadership (DLMBLSE)

Module Title: Leadership

Module No.:


Semester / Term:



1 Semester

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Regularly offered in:


Workload: 150 h

Credit Points: 5

Admission Requirements:

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Contributing Courses to Module:


Self-study: 90 h
Self-examination: 30h
Tutorials: 30 h

Course Coordinator(s) / Tutor(s):

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Module Director:

Prof. Dr. Georg Berkel

References to Other Programs:

• Master General Management (GM-120)
• Master International Management (MIM-120)
• MBA International Business (IB-60)

References to Other Modules in the Program:

• Managing in a Global Economy
• Strategic Management

Qualification and Educational Objectives of the Module:

On successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Recognize underlying beliefs and attitudes towards leadership and compare the influence of various theories of leadership on the identification and development of leaders.
  • Outline the influence of social roles on leaders and employees, and assess the influence of roles types on the interactions between leaders and those they are leading.
  • As a leader, support employees by drawing on empirical evidence to effectively meet the expectations of employees.
  • Recognize the roles and conflicting interests inherent to leadership positions and develop strategies to address locomotion and cohesion.
  • Discriminate between effective and non-effective methods for managing staff and organizational activities, and apply those techniques and tools in practice to maximize the satisfaction and effectiveness of staff.
  • Perform the various responsibilities delegated to a leader such as communicate with employees, lead planning activities, delegate tasks, and plan and lead controlling activities.
  • Create a plan to support employees through the process of change within an organization.
  • Assess personal leadership style using a variety of measures and evaluate leadership activities relative to transactional and transformational leadership styles.

Course Content of the Module:

  • Foundations of professional leadership
  • Leadership and motivation in the corporation
  • Leadership and corporate culture
  • Leadership and change management

Teaching Methods:

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Percentage of the Module Grade Relative to the Final Grade for the Program:


Prerequisites to Qualify for Assessment:


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Exam, 90 min (100%)