Course code AOS300

AOS300 My Leadership

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Course responsible: Gro Ladegård
Teachers: Marianne Feddersen Heggelund, Julie Øvstedal
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in the August block period. Teaching/evaluation in the August block period.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2019-2020
Course contents:

The course includes central themes on leading people and teams. The course starts with exercises in self-reflection and analysis of own leadership attributes and leader role when interacting with others. Methods of learning include lectures, individual and group work, as well as exercises for training skills. The following themes will be addressed: Own leadership qualities and leader role, leadership styles, structures of leadership, ethics and interaction, teams and team leadership, power and influence, change management and communication, and leadership and governance.

The course is relevant for the UN SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth. We will discuss leadership ethics, workplace democracy and involvement as parts of a responsible and safe worklife.

Learning outcome:

Knowledge: The students will have advanced knowledge on leadership in organizations. This includes the themes leadership behavior, ethics and power.

Skills: The students will have obtained skills in communication and teamwork.

General competence: The students will have general competence in understanding teams and organizations. The students will have tools for self-reflection and feedback processes.

Learning activities:
Lectures, group work, cases, exercises, presentations, reflection notes. 
Teaching support:
Guidance in groups

Syllabus: Leadership in Organizations Global Edition by Gary A. Yukl

9th Edition. Published by Pearson Education, 2019. OR

Leadership in Organizations Global Edition by Gary A. Yukl

8th Edition. Published by Pearson Education, 2012/2013.

Bachelor in Business and Administration or equivalent.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Compulsory attendance at all lectures, and participation in group work.
Oral presentation of group assignment. Pass/fail assessment.
Nominal workload:
125 hours: Compulsory participation ca. 40 hours, ca. 85 hours for reading and writing discussion note.
Entrance requirements:
The course is intended for masterstudents in Business and Administration, and Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 
Type of course:

8 full days with compulsory attendance.

The course will start Tuesday in week 33. 

Examination details: Oral group exam: Passed / Not Passed