ME2043 Leadership in Cross-Cultural Context 6.0 credits
Leadership in Cross-Cultural Context
This course has been cancelled.
The aim of the course in Leadership in Cross-Cultural Context is to prepare the student for a role as a leader by providing insight into leadership theory, group dynamics and organizational leadership – with a special attention given to leadership in a cross-cultural context.
The course is based on an experiential learning approach, i.e. a combination of theoretical studies and practical skill developing exercises. The course is open for both exchange and Swedish students.
*The course is maximized to 60 students.
Education cycleSecond cycle
Main field of studyIndustrial Management
Grading scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Last planned examination: spring 00.
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
Intended learning outcomes
After the course you should be able to:
- Present different approaches within the study of leadership
- Present selected leadership theories related to leadership on individual, dyadic, group and organizational level
- Present theories of group dynamics
- Have knowledge about different approaches within cross-cultural management
- Have knowledge about diversity management
- Formulate your own understanding of leadership
Course main content
The aim of the course is to prepare the student for a role as leader and follower by providing insight into leadership theory, group dynamics, cross-cultural management and diversity management.
The course is based on an experiential, as well as blended, learning approach which involves both theoretical studies, reflective exercises and practical skill developing exercises.
A prerequisite for attending the course is that the student has basic knowledge in industrial management, project management or organization theory and is proficient in English.
Basic course in Industrial Management, Project Management or Operations Management or equivalent.
Meddelas vid kursstart. / To be announced at first lecture.
- SEM1 - Seminars, 3.0, grading scale: P, F
- TEN1 - Examination, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Requirements for final grade
Full participation in lectures, exercises and seminars. Written examination.
ITM/Industrial Economics and Management
Charlotte Holgersson, firstname.lastname@example.org +46 8 790 67 71
Monica Lindgren <email@example.com>
Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2014.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2007.