INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of International Business
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
IBS 134 Leadership and Corporate Responsibility Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 121 English Language

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Edin SMAJIC, Senior Teaching Assistant Ensar Mekic Edin SMAJIC, Senior Teaching Assistant
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Leadership and Corporate Responsibility

COURSE OBJECTIVE
Upon completion of this course the student will develop a working knowledge of leadership theory and practice. The student will also develop self-knowledge of his or her leadership philosophy and preferred leadership styles along with a skill for successful analysis of cases involving leadership.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction: The Nature
  2. Managerial Traits and Skills
  3. The Nature of Managerial Work
  4. Perspectives on Effective Leadership Behavior
  5. Participative Leadership, Delegation, and Empowerment
  6. Early Contingency Theories of Effective Leadership
  7. Power and Influence - Midterm
  8. Dyadic Relations, Attributions,
  9. Charismatic and Transforma-tional Leadership
  10. Leading Change in Organizations
  11. Ethical, Servant, Spiritual,
  12. Leadership in Teams and Decision Groups
  13. Strategic Leadership by Executives
  14. Developing Leadership Skills
  15. Review

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Presentation
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework110
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Presentation110
    Final Exam140
    Total: 80
    Learning outcomes
    • Develop a greater understanding of the range of perspectives about leadership
    • Become prepared as a potential leader to be more discerning about how you enact the role of leader within your organization
    • Increase your awareness in terms of your own strengths (or areas needing strength) as a leader
    • Better appreciate which areas should be further developed to improve as a leader
    • Be aware of the range of choice available in the enactment of the leadership role
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Yukl, Gary (2010) Leadership in Organizations, 7th Edition, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-Prentice.
    • Richard L. Hughes, Robert C. Ginnett, Gordon J. Curphy, Leadership
    • Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 7th Ed,

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)22856
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)11414
    Midterm Examination (1 week)111
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination2612
    Preparation for Final Examination2816
    Assignment / Homework/ Project2816
    Seminar / Presentation144
    Total Workload: 121
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5