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Module Code: MAN103
Module Title: Introduction to Leadership
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: International Business School Suzhou
Pre-requisites: N/A
The module aims to introduce students to the theoretical perspectives, roles, and practical activities associated with Leadership both in contemporary organisations and in the historical context.
Learning outcomes 
Students completing the module successfully should:

A Describe and explain the historical development of Leadership

B Recognise the activities, functions and roles related to being a leader in a variety of organisational contexts, and explain both the rationale for this and the implications for those who are ‘led’

C Compare and contrast a range of theoretical perspectives concerning Leadership

D Outline and explain Leadership styles and practices, and their links to organisational and HR strategies

E Discuss Leadership in relation to legal, ethical and organisational success criteria

F Explain the factors affecting the ‘leader-led’ relationship, and the variety of frameworks (both formal and informal) that exist to facilitate this.

G Consider the various models of Leadership that exist, and outline a range of methods for assessing Leadership in contemporary organizations.
Method of teaching and learning 
Lecture and tutorials on a weekly basis, with case study use.
Trait Approach of Leadership

Skills Approach of Leadership

Behavioral Approach of Leadership

Situational Approach of Leadership

Path-Goal Theory

Leader-Member Exchange Theory

Psychodynamic Approach of Leadership

Transformational Leadership

Authentic Leadership

Servant Leadership

Gender and Leadership

Culture and Leadership

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    13      111  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Case Analysis 15.00
2 Mid-Semester Exam 15.00
3 Final Exam 70.00

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