Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

AB9602 Leadership in Organisations

Acad Unit: 4
Pre-requisite: NIL

Course Description:

This 4AU elective course provides you with a critical, behavioural science-based understanding of leadership (beyond intuition or ideas from popular media), and helps you to prepare for more effective leadership in the future. The course is designed for advanced undergraduate students who are preparing to transit to the world of work and organizational life. Using seminars and workshops supplemented with assessments and a group assignment, you will gain a deeper understanding of leadership and the challenges of leadership in various organizational contexts -- based on scientific theory and research. You will be introduced to new frameworks and concepts of leadership, and also gain greater self-awareness of yourself as a leader – including your motivation to lead, personality, interpersonal and team-related skills and orientations. You will be provided with experiential learning of team-building processes/skills. At the end of the course, you will be required to articulate your leadership V.O.I.C.E.S. (i.e., your leadership Vision, Opportunities, Identity, Competencies, Ethics & Styles) as part of preparing you for leadership in your future career and working life.