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Seminar in Leadership and Innovation

Georg Schreyögg


Learning Objectives
  • Understanding evolution of modern management thought; especially in leadership, change and innovation
  • Building writing skills for drafting essays and papers
  • Improving skills to work with scientific literature critically, including usage of libraries’ electronic system and electronic databases
  • Developing the capability to orally present an argument by applying an appropriate presentation technique
  • Building skills to apply acquired knowledge to another
  • area
  • Improving conceptual competence, in particular structuring complex issues and putting them in a broader perspective

Up-to-date topics in leadership and management of innovation. Specifi c content will be: Perspectives of the management process, motivation theory, leadership theory, theory of innovation and change. Additionally: corporate culture, organizational inertia and path dependency, and open innovation.


Forms of Teaching and Learning Classroom Presence in Hours Forms of Active Participation Workload in Hours


3 per semester week

Term paper Presentation, discussion

Attendance 45

Reading and preparing the literature 20

Paper writing 40

Preparation of the presentation 20

Preparation of discussion sessions 25

Language German

Total Workload 150 hours

Duration of Module 1 semester

Frequency of Module Off ering Spring semester

Prerequisites none

Forms of Teaching and Learning Tests Credit Points Mandatory Participation


Term paper 5.000 words

Oral presentation 20 min.

Contribution during discussions











Credit Points 5