FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

BA 356 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Leadership and Governance
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 356
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives Effective Leadership Practices is an advanced elective designed to provide students exposure to leadership topics that are not covered in detail in your previous courses, along with an opportunity for in depth investigation of several topics determined by the instructor.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to analyze the concept of leadership
  • Will be able to explain the theories of leadership which take place in contingency approach
  • Will be able to discuss the application of contingency approach to leadership concept
  • Will be able to define essential social psychological elements which are in relation with leadership concept
  • Will be able to explain the current approaches which are related with leadership concept.
Course Description The purpose of this course is to teach students about the various ways to demonstrate leadership effectively. Traditional approaches will be highlighted, as well as more emerging approaches, such as transformational and valuebased leadership. Moreover, leadership will be considered in a global context, including how effective leadership practices and differ across cultures.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to the course & Meeting Students // Chapter-1: Leadership is Everyone’s Business R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 1 // Video on leadership: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rFd1wm9kMM
2 Management & Leadership // Social Influence & Power // Presentations of Student Group Work: What is/is not leadership? R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 2&4
3 Ethics and Leadership // Guest Speaker from the Business World R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 5
4 Personality & Leadership Leadership // Behaviors and Managerial Derailment // Introduction to Course Project: Individual Development Plan R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 6&7
5 Skills for Building Credibility and Influencing Others // Guest Speaker from the Business World R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 8
6 How do leaders motivate employees? // Motivation theories R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 9
7 MIDTERM; ORAL EXAMINATION
8 Group Dynamics // How do groups affect individuals’ behaviors? // Group Decision-Making and Leadership // Survival Game R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 10
9 Skills for Developing Others: Emotional Intelligence // Guest Speaker from the Business World R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 11
10 Contingency Theories of Leadership R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 13
11 Modern and Different Perspectives on Leadership Transactional vs Transformational, Servant, Ethical, Destructive and Paternalist Leaders R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill - Chapter 14&15
12 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PLAN PRESENTATIONS
13 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PLAN PRESENTATIONS
14 REVIEW OF THE SEMESTER WORK; WATCHING THE LEADERSHIP MOVIE TOGETHER
15 REVIEW OF THE SEMESTER WORK; WATCHING THE LEADERSHIP MOVIE TOGETHER
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

R. L. Hughes, R. C. Ginnet & G. J. Curphy (2009) Leadership : Enhancing the Lessons of Experience 6th edition McGraw. Hill

ISBN: 9780073405049

Suggested Readings/Materials

Power point presentations, Academic Journals and papers, Newspapers

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
1
15
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
1
15
Midterm
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
32
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
1
15
15
Project
1
28
28
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
1
20
20
Midterms
0
Final Exam
1
25
25
    Total
168

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

X
3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

X
6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

X
8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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