ME2043 Leadership in Cross-Cultural Context 6.0 credits

Leadership in Cross-Cultural Context

Please note

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 cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Industrial Management
  • Grading scale

    A, 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.

Recommended prerequisites

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.

Offered by

ITM/Industrial Economics and Management


Charlotte Holgersson, +46 8 790 67 71


Monica Lindgren <>

Supplementary information

Replaces 4D1076.


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2014.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2007.