330.298 Leadership: Leading Yourself Canceled
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand how behavior in organizations (Organizational Behavior) comes about. In addition, an understanding is developed of how individual abilities, group dynamic processes and organizational conditions affect motivation, which ultimately influences behavior. On this basis, the participants know how they can influence employees and teams as managers. To this end, they learn to comprehensively fill the leadership role, to set priorities and to evaluate different options for action (situational leadership) as a leader and also to apply them in (group dynamic) exercises or to solve current cases.

Subject of course

Managers strive to influence their employees and teams. To do this, they need a solid understanding of how the behavior of employees in the organizational context comes about and how they "lead" themselves in order to be able to exert an effective influence.

- The basics of behavior in organizations (individual, group, organization and motivation) as a Performance Core

- The opportunities for influence through self-leadership, team leadership, and leadership in an organizational context

- Filling leadership roles, developing a leadership identity, and setting priorities

- The basics of situational leadership, power and authority

Teaching methods

Teaching & Learning Methods:
- Theory & Method Inputs
- case studies
- Discussions & Reflections
- Pre-readings & homework

Mode of examination




Examination modalities

Breakdown of the workload (in ECTS and real hours) into
- Individual preparation / pre-readings (50% of the remaining time)
- Attendance time (4 half days from 10-15 or 16 h)
- Individual follow-up (homework, exam preparation etc.) (50% of the remaining time)

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
ALG For all Students Elective


Güttel, W.H. (2021): Erfolgreich in turbulenten Zeiten: Impulse für Leadership, Change Management und Ambidexterity. 3. Auflage (Kapitel 1.1, 2.1, 2.5)

1.1 Performance Core: Leistungsverhalten, Leadership und Entwicklung (S. 31)

2.1 Leadership Landscape: Führungsfähigkeiten, Führungsidentität und Führungseffektivität (S. 159)

2.5 Scientific Leadership Development: Fähigkeiten, Methoden und Wirkung (S. 242)