INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of International Relations and European Studies
2017-2018

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
IRES 204 Leadership Undergraduate 2 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 121 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Selma Delalić, Assist. Prof. Dr. Assist. Prof. Dr. Selma Delalić Selma Delalić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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The Leadership course examines leadership theory, develops leadership skills as well as ways to apply their knowledge and skills through a project.

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. • Course Introduction
  2. • The Importance of Leadership
  3. • Leadership Qualities
  4. • Characteristics of Followers
  5. • The Power of Vision
  6. • The Importance of Ethics
  7. • The Empowerment of People
  8. • Midterm Exam
  9. • Effective Leadership
  10. • The Team Concept
  11. • Understanding People
  12. • Multiplying Effectiveness
  13. • Developing Others
  14. • Performance Management
  15. • Final Exam

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Student debates
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    • Use of educational films
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Presentation110
    Final Exam140
    +Participation110
    Total: 90
    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)
    • • George Manning, Kent Curtis (2009), The Art of Leadership, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin.
    • • Joseph S. Nye (2008), The Powers to Lead, Oxford University Press.

    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