DESCRIPTION OF COURSE UNIT


1.

Code

Course unit title

Title of the degree programme

LLL17B000613

Elite and Leadership

Elective subject


2.

Name of lecturer(s)

Departament(s)

Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rolandas Kripaitis

Institute of Management


3.

Cycle of course unit

Level of course unit

Type of course unit

I

Not applicable

Optional


4.

Mode of delivery

Year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered

Language of instruction

Auditorium

1 semester

Lithuanian


5.

Study requirements

Prerequisites:

Co-requisites:

Work placement(s):

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable


7.

Number of ECTS credits allocated

Student's workload

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours

6

162

50

112


8.

Purpose of the course unit

To introduce sudents with the main theories of elite and to form independent skills of leadership problems analysis.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment methods

Will know the specifics and problematics of elite formalion in the society.

Lectures, seminars, group discussions, autonomous studies of recommended sources

Tests, presentations, case analysis

Will be able to choose and use leadership theories and leadership development models.

Lectures, seminars, group discussions, autonomous studies of recommended sources

Tests, presentations, case analysis


9.

Course contens

Topics

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours and tasks

Tasks

Elite conception and typologies. Social and
political conditions of elite theories.

2

4

6

16

Studying academic literature, problem solving

The main groups of elite theories: classical,
meritocratic, democratic, technocratic and
pluralistic theories.

2

4

6

14

Studying academic literature, preparing presentations

Trends of elitology: psychological,
organizational and institutional bases of
grounding.

2

4

6

14

Studying academic literature, preparing presentations

The Lithuanian elites. Possible perspectives
and problems of the Lithuanian elite
formation and research.

2

4

6

14

Studying academic literature, preparing presentations

Concept of leadership. Composing parts of
leadership phenomenon. Leadership
effectiveness.

2

4

6

14

Studying academic literature, preparing presentations

Personality traits, skills, behavioural and
situational approaches towards leadership.

2

4

6

14

Studying academic literature, case analysis

Contingency, leader-member exchange,
charismatic and transformationa approaches
towards leadership.

2

4

6

14

Studying academic literature, case analysis

Leaders and teams. Leadership development
models.

2

4

6

12

Studying academic literature, problem solving

Assessment

2

2

Examination

Overall

16

32

2

50

 

112

 


10.

Assessment strategy

Weighting percentage

Period or date of assessment

Assessment criteria

Examination

50

January

7 points for 90% correct answers; 0 point for wrong answering to all questions.

Tasks performance in seminars

25

During the semester

2,5 points: active participation in discussions, answering questions, formulating problems and questions, providing critical comment analysing cases 1,5 points: participate in discussion, answer questions; 0 points: do not participate in discussions or missed more than 1/3 seminars.

Colloquium

25

During the semester

0,5 points for 90% correct answers; 0 point for wrong answering to all questions.