Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Degree program: MSc Logistics & SCM

The objective of this module is that students will be able to understand humans and human interaction in organization better, in particular the strengths and weaknesses of each. Students will find out about their own all too human side, and as a consequence, be able to differentiate strategies how to best or worst manage themselves and others in organizations. Across the whole module, students will be confronted with state of the art psychological and organizational research that will give them an improved understanding of different research methods and their application.

The other objective of the module is that students will understand what it takes to be a leader. Particularly, we will zoom in on personality aspects, behavior aspects, and aspects of interaction that determine whether someone will emerge and be successful as a leader.

Course facts

Offered byProf. Dr. Niels Van Quaquebeke
ECTS credits5 Credit Points
Semester1 (Fall Semester)
Method of examinationWritten Exam 80%, Project work 20%