Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Dominik Hammer (HM), Dr. Martha Asselin (UAlbany)
Format: Fully Online - Synchronous and Asynchronous
Timeline: March 24th - May 5th, 2021 (7 joint sessions of 1.5hrs)
Objectives: The module is designed to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the major leadership issues businesses are confronted with when developing and operating in global markets. It is devoted to the theoretical and applied aspects of corporate leadership. A special focus is put to the global context of leadership application. It introduces key theories of international leadership, including the determinants and the impact of leadership models.
Tasks: The students will first receive impulses on various aspects of leadership and will then work together in teams on the Harvard Business School case study Everest on the topic of Leadership in Crisis Situations. In addition to two case-specific questions, they are required to analyze a leadership theory assigned to each team on the basis of the case and to argue the applicability and limitations of the theory on the case.