Leadership in Practice (modular)

This information is for the 2016/17 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Emma Soane NAB 4.02


This course is compulsory on the Executive Global MSc Management. This course is not available as an outside option.

The information in this course guide pertains to the 2016-2018 cohort.

Course content

This course will provide you with insights into the foundations for leadership, how leadership skills can be developed, and you can create optimum environments for effective leadership and performance. Sessions will be interactive and participative. There will also be group exercises within the sessions to encourage debate and reflection upon how to put these concepts into practice.


Six 4 hour sessions spread out over the three LSE modules

The course will run between the following dates:

  • 30 August - 10 September 2016 
  • 12-17 December 2016
  • 27 March - 9 April 2017

Formative coursework

There is an optional assignment that will provide an opportunity to reflect upon the leadership style and skills assessments covered in modules 1 and 2. This 1000-word assignment will discuss personal leadership style and skills, and will be submitted after Module 2.

Indicative reading

To be confirmed at the beginning of the course.


This is a non-assessed course.  Some of the material for this course will form part of the MG443 Organisational Behaviour assessment. The relevant material will be specified for the assessment.

Key facts

Department: Management

Total students 2015/16: 1

Average class size 2015/16: Unavailable

Controlled access 2015/16: No

Value: Non-assessed

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Leadership
  • Self-management
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Commercial awareness