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Seminar on Leadership and Group Processes
(dt. Seminar Mitarbeiterführung und Gruppenprozesse)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
180 hours (attendance: 45 hours preparation and follow-up: 55 hours exam preparation: 55 hours additional studies: 25 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Term paper
Examination type: Outdoor exercises: Leading approx. 10 group members and controlling group processes, e.g. finding an "injured person" at a mountain
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Thomas Armbrüster


This is an outdoor seminar held at the Marburger Haus in Kleinwalsertal.

Work stations or group tasks serve as the medium for conveying the learning objectives. Each task is completed under the guidance of one participant; the task is to be completed within a certain time and with limited resources. The support of experienced managers (mentors) enables participants to try out different management situations and receive feedback.

Qualification Goals

After a theoretical introduction to the topic of employee leadership and group dynamics, the seminar focuses on concrete learning of leadership skills and team control through practical exercises. Learning objectives are:

To get to know oneself in the leadership role

Apply theoretical leadership knowledge in practical exercises

Try out different leadership styles

Recognize and assess group processes

Experiencing and correctly assessing one's own limits under stress

Receiving feedback on one's own leadership actions

Work stations or group tasks serve as a medium for conveying the learning objectives. Each task is completed under the guidance of one participant. The support of experienced managers (mentors) enables systematic feedback.




Module imported from M.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying M.Sc. Business Informatics, this module can be attended in the study area Business Administration Specialization.

Die Wahlmöglichkeit des Moduls ist dadurch beschränkt, dass es dem Schwerpunkt Marktorientierte Unternehmensführung zugeordnet ist.

Recommended Reading

  • Peter G. Northouse, 2015: Leadership: Theory and Practice. 7th ed. London: Sage

Please note:

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