B.Sc.in Management and Information Technology (Interim)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

IMMG 21012

Leadership and Management Communication

Status : Core Pre-requisite :ELTU 11032 Co-requisite : None

 

On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify and self inculcate leadership qualities, and acquire effective presentations, report writing and listening skills
  • Demonstrate communicational skills in daily and professional lives.

Evolution of leadership thoughts. The traits theory. Contingency and situational theories. Path-goal behaviour of leaders. Pygmalion effect; Passive, aggressive, and assertive personalities. Childhood experience and formation of beliefs and attitudes. Influence of groups and environment on personality, charismatic and transformational leadership. Physical, clinical, psychiatric, and do- it-yourself methods of leadership development. Universal communication model, purpose and modes of organizational communications, and techniques of presentation, negotiation, writing and listening.
 Interactive classroom sessions, case analysis and projects.
 End-of-semester examination and case analysis and presentations.

  1. Lesikar, Pettit, and Flatley, “Basic Business Communication”, 2001, Irwin McGraw-Hill.
  2. Murphy and Hildebrandt, “Effective Business Communications”, 6th Edition, 1996, McGraw-Hill.
  3. Kaagan Stephen S., “Leadership Games”, 1999, Response Books.

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