Leadership development and self-management in organizations


About this course

Major topics covered:

  • Historical perspectives on leadership
  • Contemporary leadership frameworks
  • Leadership development strategies
  • Developing personal development plans
  • Strategies for increasing motivation and engagement; workplace coaching
  • Decision-making strategies in teams; Appreciative Inquiry
  • Improving diversity and inclusion; job crafting

Learning outcomes

After the successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Develop a critical understanding of the contemporary leadership and self-management models, theories and approaches necessary to navigate the future world of work;
  2. Understanding the effect of leadership on important individual- (e.g. work engagement) and organizational level (e.g. performance) outcomes;
  3. Understanding different approaches towards leadership development and self-management;
  4. Apply in an individual setting and take different perspectives from peers on different leadership strategies (e.g., coaching);
  5. Develop a comprehensive report with concrete solutions based on the diagnosis of a complex leadership problem;
  6. Develop evidence-based solutions, drawing from the latest scientific advancements in organizational psychology, to address complex leadership challenges

Required prior knowledge

You must meet the following requirements

  • Registered for a degree programme other than
  • HBO-TOP Applied Physics, Pre-Master

Link to more information

If anything remains unclear, please check the FAQ of TU Eindhoven.


  • Start date

    11 November 2024

    • Ends
      19 January 2025
    • Term *
      Block 2
    • Location
    • Instruction language
    • Register between
      15 Jun, 00:00 - 13 Oct 2024
These offerings are valid for students of Utrecht University