Course: Leadership

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Course title Leadership
Course code KDMML/LEADE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Pojkarová Kateřina, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Management and leadership Characteristics of leader Leadership principles Trust Feedback Laws of leadership Be proactive Begin with the end in mind First things first Think win-win Seek first to understand, than to be understood Synergize Sharpen the saw

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Skills training, Stimulating activities (simulation, games, drama)
  • unspecified - 1 hour per semester
  • unspecified - 5 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The goal of the course is to introduce students to the basic principles of leadership and inform them what personal qualities and abilities are essential for a good leader. The course is also focused on the ways of giving feedback, techniques of delegation and time management.
Taking the course, the students have an opportunity to gain habits which can help them be leaders of their own life as well as leaders for others.
English language

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Home assignment evaluation, Discussion, Self project defence, Presentation

Active participation in the course, two course papers and their presentation.
Recommended literature
  • Blanchard K. The Secret: What Great Leaders Know - And Do. 2009. ISBN 978-1605092683.
  • Covey, S.R. The 3rd Alternative: Solving Life's Most Difficult Problems. 2012. ISBN 978-1451626278.
  • Hunter J.C. The Servant: A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership. 1998. ISBN 978-0761513698.
  • Maxwell John. 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. 2007. ISBN 978-0785289357.
  • Pojkarová, Kateřina. Leadership : study material. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2014. ISBN 978-80-7395-760-5.
  • STEPHEN,R.COVEY.:. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. London: Simon-Schuster, 1988.

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