MGT-468 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Winzenried Nicola

Langue: Anglais

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


Summary

This course examines management and leadership concepts and provides tools to apply when working in global business contexts. Participants will explore and develop their authenticity and how to apply the course content to adapt the way they work with, lead and manage teams in a multicultural context

Content

Keywords

Management, Leadership, Teamwork, Global Context, Intercultural Communication, Cultural differences, Feedback, Self-Awareness

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Synthesize and present key concepts of leadership and management
  • Apply appropriate management and leadership behavior depending on situation and context within your team
  • Define personal profile and preference when working with others
  • Explore own strengths and weaknesses and areas for development
  • Adapt conflict resolution techniques when needed and provide constructive feedback
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and intercultural communication skills
  • Demonstrate capacity of introspection and self-awareness
  • Transpose course concepts and theories to analyzing personal experience and situations

Transversal skills

  • 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.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Assess one's own level of skill acquisition, and plan their on-going learning goals.
  • Take feedback (critique) and respond in an appropriate manner.
  • Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Chair a meeting to achieve a particular agenda, maximising participation.
  • Negotiate effectively within the group.
  • Make an oral presentation.

Teaching methods

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

Expected student activities

  • Class attendance
  • Individual precourse reading and session preparation
  • Active listening and participation in class
  • Teamwork and project preparation
  • Individual reflection

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment combining:

  • Team Project 60%
  • Individual Project 40%

Resources

Bibliography

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

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 60
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Leading and managing in a global context
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 60
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Leading and managing in a global context
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Nombre de places: 60
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Leading and managing in a global context
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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