To provide participants an understanding of leadership from a psychological perspective, and to examine the impact of culture on leadership success.
In this course, participants will study leadership challenges from a several different psychological perspectives, gaining an understanding of more or less effective leadership styles across different cultures and contexts, and the ethical use of power and influence.
Depending on the background of the course participants, the course is suitable for aspiring or experienced leaders in any sector who’d like to refresh their knowledge and learn about latest research in the field of psychology of inspiring others.
On completion of the course participants will be able to:
- Critically reflect on leadership philosophy across cultures
- Identify different attributes that contribute to effective leadership success and failure
- Analyze and influence the impact of culture on leadership topics and success
The course participants will get input regarding a number of theories and models around leadership that have constantly expanded over time. The course facilitates the exploration of leadership personality and related challenges. Finally, the course will help participants to reflect on the role of leadership in their career.
The course is structured into the following lessons:
|Section B1: Leadership Philosophy|
|– Leadership Philosophy||B1|
|Section B2: Leaders and Followers|
|– “Sharedness” in Leadership||B2|
|– Humor as a Leadership Strategy||B3|
|Section B3: Personality and Leadership|
|– Self-Leadership and the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People||B4|
|– Compassionate Leadership||B5|
|Section B4: Inspirational Leaders|
|– Inspiring Leaders & Own Reflection||B6|
|Section B5: Leadership, (Cultural) Threats, and Change|
|– Resistance to Change||B7|
|– Rewarding Change||B8|
|– Cross-Cultural Transformational Leadership||B9|
|– Social System Justification||B10|
|– Benefits of an Internal Locus of Control||B11|
|– Tolerance for Ambiguity||B12|
|Section B6: Leadership, Power, and Influence|
|– Distributed Leadership||B13|