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Effective leadership and self-management

level of course unit

1st Study cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

• Introduction to leadership theory with reference to previous contents of the degree program
• Principles, tasks and tools of effective leadership
• Personal working methods, self-management and self-motivation as key compe-tences in the VUCA world
• Methods for diagnosing and optimizing (self-) leadership

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

The students:
• know the basics of management theory.
• understand the main principles, tasks and tools of effective leadership.
• are familiar with the topics of self-management, self-motivation and general lead-ership of their own person.
• are capable of diagnosing and developing leadership skills.

recommended or required reading

• Drucker, Peter: Management – Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices. Harper&Row (in the current edition)
• Malik, Fredmund: Führen - Leisten - Leben. Campus (in the current edition)
• 1-2 articles from professional journals

assessment methods and criteria

Online tasks, exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Peter Dietrich

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery