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Leadership (E)

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

• are familiar with modern leadership theories and leadership concepts.
• are able to analyze and assess strategic questions in different phases of the business cycle.
• are able to critically reflect on questions of ethics and sustainability in normative leadership.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Overview of leadership theories
• Historical development of leadership concepts
• Systematic and integrative leadership approach
• Methods: supervision; working efficiency; working effectiveness; open space; in-depth interview
• Leadership: performance; leadership success; leadership efficiency; leadership effectiveness
• Environmental requirements for leadership with regard to enhancing performance
• The implementation of leadership approaches in organizations is discussed and reflected upon using examples

recommended or required reading

Behse, H./ Eichenberg, T./ Bruch,H./ Krummaker, S./ Vogel, B. (2012, Hrsg.): Leadership – Best Practices und Trends.
Hinterhuber, H. (2003): Leadership, Frankfurter Allgemeine Buch.
Hinterhuber; H./ Krauthammer, E. (2005): Leadership – mehr als Management.
Rieckmann, H. (2000): Führungskraft und Management Development, Murmann.

assessment methods and criteria

written examination and/or case study

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Alexander Rehm

year of study

3.year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable