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Are leaders born or can leadership characteristics be developed? This course is designed to enable you to understand theories, issues and tools of leadership in order to develop yourself as a leader and develop leadership in your organisation.

Topics covered

  • Learning about leadership.
  • Trait theory of leadership.
  • Behaviour theory of leadership: what do effective leaders do?
  • Transformational theory of leadership: engaging hearts and minds.
  • Following.
  • Leadership: a cultural construction?
  • Gender and leadership.
  • Developing ethical behaviour in our leaders.
  • Leading individuals and teams: two distinct roles.
  • Leadership across the larger organisation.
  • Leadership development in a fast-changing world.
  • The development of leadership: tools and practices.
  • Strategic leadership.
  • Leadership and risk.
  • How is leadership studied?
  • A critical look at leadership.
  • The way forward: our learning and the application of our knowledge of leadership.

Leadership is an elective module of the MBA program.
You receive a Certificate and the opportunity for further studies to an international MBA degree.

Benefits
  • You read on distance and can take the exam at another location in the world.
  • You will receive an international certificate from one of the world's leading universities.
  • You get a solid material.
  • You get strong support through the web.
  • You turn knowledge directly into “business in practice”.
  • You get academic credits and the benefit of the wider international studies (MBA, MSc and DBA).

 

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MBA education has been very stimulating and gave me the tools to apply the knowledge practically in the workplace. The flexibility to learn on distance fits perfectly with a job that involves lots of travelling.

Marie Lobéus, MBA, CFO, Hoist Technology AB

 

This training has far exceeded my expectations. Hugely inspirational speakers, good material, combined with a demanding level of education means that I can really recommend this MBA.

Henrik Jonsson, MBA Commercial Manager The Phone Hourse AB

 

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Level

Level 7 (according to the EU framework)

Width

About 200 hours. You will receive an international certificate from one of the world's leading universities, Heriot-Watt University. 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Credits.

Entry condition

Bachelor degree or equivalent.

Start

Distance learning starts individually.

Fee
  • SEK 13.000 excl VAT.
  • Examination fee is not included.