Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of International Business

Code Name Level Year Semester
IBS 212 Leadership and Corporate Responsibility Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 121 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Edin SMAJIC, Senior Teaching Assistant Edin Smajic Nedim Čelebić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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Leadership and Corporate Responsibility covers the leadership essentials with the focus on ethical considerations

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.

  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


    • Interactive Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Student debates
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    • Use of educational films
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
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    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
    • 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