Checking date: 01/05/2019

Course: 2019/2020

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 Class 1: Emotional Intelligence applied to Leadership What is Emotional Intelligence Understanding how emotions impact on our behavior Emotional Competence Framework Class 2: Situational Leadership - Ken Blanchard What is Situational Leadership Test of Leadership Style The Leader-Coach Class 3: Setting Goals and Feedback Setting goals to the team - SMART goals How to give effective feedback ¿ DESC The different Social Styles in a Team and how to give feedback to each of them. Practical cases Class 4: Change & Sustainability Management The 8 Steps in Change Management ¿ John Kotter Different areas of Sustainability in organisations ¿ Sustainable Leadership Practical cases/cases studies Class 5: Leadership and Virtual Teams Characteristics of a Virtual Team Key Competencies of a Virtual Leader Leading a virtual team ¿ Phases Practical case Class 6: Teams´s 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.