Sports, Culture & Event Management PT
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Leadership Skills (E)

level of course unit

first cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

- will develop and understand of the general concept of leadership, various fundamental approaches to leadership, and various emerging approaches to leadership.
- can critically reflect on their own individual outlooks and approaches to leadership.
- can apply the skills of emotional intelligence.
- develop an ability to confidently apply the lessons-learned directly to scenarios in the fields of sports, culture, events, and general management.
- know the most important features and characteristics in the management of sports, cultural and event organizations.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

- Essential concepts and elements of leadership in a modern business setting
- Fundamental approaches to leadership (trait, skill, behavioral, and situational leadership)
- Emerging approaches to leadership (Authentic Leadership, Servant Leadership)
- Understanding and labeling one’s own views and outlooks on leadership
- Developing and applying leadership skills
- Most important characteristics and features of leadership in sports, cultural and event organizations
- Different approaches and understandings of leadership

recommended or required reading

Northhouse, Peter G. (2019) Leadership, Theory & Practice, 8th. Thousand Oaks, California. Sage Publications, Inc.
Northhouse, Peter G. (2015) Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice. Thousand Oaks, California. Sage Publications, Inc.
Harvard Business Review Press. (2011) HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership. Boston, Massachusetts. Har
Price, J. (2017). The construction of cultural leadership. ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management & Policy, 7 (1). pp. 5-16. ISSN 2224-2554

The Leadership Quarterly

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number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Mark Romanelli, MBA

year of study


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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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work placement(s)

first cycle, Master