[ 514LACHILCK21 ] KS Introduction to Leadership and Change

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Business Administration Claudio Biscaro 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme International Business Administration 2021W
Objectives In this introductory course students will learn about which fundamental factors influence behavior in organizations and how learning and change processes can be designed and supported by leadership and HRM. They will examine processes of organizing from different perspectives and deal with leadership, change management and organizational learning to shape the development of organizations. After completing the course, students have developed a conceptual understanding of central issues of management with a focus on leadership as well as change management and organizational learning and can apply this in case studies and practical situations.
Subject Clarification of the following basic terms and topics will be covered:

  • The course explains what influences behavior in organizations based on the management process,
  • how the interaction between strategy, organization, HR and leadership takes place
  • and what possibilities there are for shaping learning and changing organizations.
Criteria for evaluation Pre- and Post-Module Assignment
Methods Theoretical inputs, self-study as well as small group work, case studies, videos, reflection exercises and phases of critical discussion are used to achieve the teaching and learning objectives.
Language English
Study material will be announced in the lecture
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 100
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority