Liverpool, United Kingdom

Leadership in Contemporary Business

when 6 July 2020 - 24 July 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC

In the contemporary, intensive and highly volatile and competitive business environment, leadership plays a significant and vital role in the success of an enterprise. Therefore, leadership has received substantial attention from scholars and practitioners and it is increasingly becoming a prominent subject for study. The module intends to enable students with academic understanding of leadership theory and, importantly, to allow for critical engagement with the current debates surrounding its application within the organisational context. This course will provide students with an opportunity to learn essential core skills and techniques involved in leadership, enabling them to become better and effective leaders in their prospective careers.

This course will develop and enhance students’ leadership skills and techniques so they will be able to inspire a team, successfully manage change and conflict, and better serve the needs of a team.

Course leader

Ali Taghizadegan

Course aim

This module aims:

 To develop confidence in understanding and communicating complex ideas.
 To develop skills in research, collaborative learning and producing and delivering presentations.
 To introduce students to the understanding of the concept of contemporary leadership theory from various theoretical and practical approaches and perspectives.
 To train students in the core skills and techniques in order to become better and effective leaders.
 To highlight the importance of the role of diversity and ethics in leadership.

Credits info

5 EC
Credits are equivalent to 2.5 ECTS

Fee info

GBP 0: Module must be taken as part of a Week 4-6 or Week 1-6 International Summer School programme, so no individual module prices are available.