Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Study: Master in Business Administration (MBA) (301)

Coordinating teacher: MELERO MARTIN, EDUARDO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
No requirement
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
This course is focused on examining leadership theory emphasizing on the development of leadership and interpersonal skills through self-assessment cases and exercises. It will cover the impact of emotional and social intelligence applied to leadership on the team development and performance. With this course, participants will improve as a leader in different aspects: - leading personal and professional life: setting targets, vision, goals - organize teams and people: team building, change management, conflict solving and motivation. - improve communication skills: Influence, effective feedback, conflict resolution, creative thinking, evaluation, and interpersonal skills.
Description of contents: programme
Outdoor Getafe: Teambuilding, Leadership and Teams, Characteristics of Teams & Virtual Teams, Key Competencies of a Team Leader, Leading a virtual team:Phases. Different Social Styles in a Team, Practical cases. Class 1: Emotional Intelligence applied to Leadership What is Emotional Intelligence Understanding how emotions impact on our behavior Emotional Competence Framework Class 2: Conflict Management and Negotiation Conflict and its resolution in organizations Distributive and Integrative Negotiation Conflict Management/Negotiation Styles Negotiation phases and best practices Case study role plays Class 3: Setting Goals and Feedback Setting goals to the team - SMART Goals How to give effective feedback ¿ DESC script The and how to give feedback to each of them. Practical cases Class 4: Situational Leadership - Ken Blanchard What is Situational Leadership Test of Leadership Style The Leader-Coach Class 5: Change Management The 8 Steps in Change Management - John Kotter Managing Change Developing Resilience Practical cases/cases studies Class 6: Team Presentations Written Exam
Learning activities and methodology
Classroom teaching methods will include lectures, movies, class discussion, videos, oral presentations, written assignments, group projects...
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Bruce J. Avolio, Fred Walumbwa and Todd Weber. Leadership: Current Theories, Research and Future Directions. Annual Review of Psychology. 2009
  • Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee. Resonant Leadership. Harvard Business School. 2005
  • Stewart D. Friedman. Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life. Stewart D. Friedman. 2008

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.