MGT-488 / 2 credits

Teacher: Jordan Jennifer

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

Remark: Cours donné sur le campus IMD


Summary

This course will allow you to practice leadership in your everyday behavior and provide you with the toolbox necessary to do so.

Content

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the dynamics of power and how to harness and manage power in order to ultimately turn it into leadership
  • Realize how to influence others when you lack power
  • Integrate a framework for having difficult conversations and learn to use it to manage the difficult conversations that will arise in your time as leaders
  • Integrate best practices for forming and leading high-performing teams

Transversal skills

  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.
  • Identify the different roles that are involved in well-functioning teams and assume different roles, including leadership roles.
  • Resolve conflicts in ways that are productive for the task and the people concerned.
  • Assess one's own level of skill acquisition, and plan their on-going learning goals.

Teaching methods

Lecture, guest speakers, and assignments, small group discussions, plenary discussions, and games/simulations will be used across the course.

Assessment methods

Participation - 25%

Written final exam (during the semester) - 75%

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

Yes

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Number of places: 32
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Leadership essentials
  • Lecture: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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