Coursebooks

Leading and managing in a global context

MGT-468

Lecturer(s) :

Winzenried Nicola

Language:

English

Summary

This course teaches management and leadership and provides tools to apply when working in global business contexts. Participants will discover their authenticity and how to use their personnal style to influence the way they work in, lead and mange teams in a multicultural context.

Content

Leadership in a Global context: Identify key concepts and leadership styles and how they adapt to the global context. Explore own leadership experiences and style with areas for growth and development.

Essential Management Components: Integrate management components necessary when managing and working with people and leran to apply them to real life examples and situations. Topics covered are recruitement and motivation, remuneration, reward and development, feedback and conflict resolution. Particpants will work in teams to put in practice and present course learnings and team project. They will learn to take into consideration the global context in which they operate and how organisations take cultural differences into consideration.

Identify and develop personal profile: Analysis of own style and perception of others through psychometric questionnaires and feedback from other participants. Exploration of cultural differences in class and development of cross cultural understanding and communication skills which are a key element of working in a global context.

Keywords

Management, Leadership, Team Work, Global Context, Intercultural Communication, Cultural differences, Self-Awareness

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Interactive lecture, simulations, group/team work, presentations, case studies, guest lecturer

Expected student activities

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment combining:

Resources

Bibliography

Will be provided in course syllabus at the beginning of the semester.

In the programs

  • Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship, 2019-2020, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Leading and managing in a global context
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship, 2019-2020, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Leading and managing in a global context
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2019-2020, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Leading and managing in a global context
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2019-2020, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Leading and managing in a global context
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship minor, 2019-2020, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Leading and managing in a global context
    • Number of places
      50
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German