Κολέγιο CITY College
International Faculty
CITY College.
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece

Leading and Managing People

Brief Description

The focus on human resources and their capabilities has never been more critical. Managing and leading people have become a critical success factor for organizations looking to become more effective. Since the mid-1990’s, organizations have been going through rapid and fundamental and continuous changes in the way they do business. These changes increased the level of complexity within both organizational and business environments. Whether one reviews these changes in terms of globalization, reengineering or downsizing, there is more and more evidence to suggest that focusing on how to lead and manage people be provide one of the keys to success. In this respect, this unit highlights the main ideas, principles and practices underlying day-to-day Leadership and change management within organizations. Special emphasis is given on the way that scientific insights from complexity science, behavioral science and neuroscience affect leadership behavior and can create a competitive advantage.

 

Topics Addressed

  • Understanding the nature of leadership in organizations.
  • Assessing leadership styles.  
  • Leadership & change management.
  • Understanding change in organizations.
  • Resistance to change.
  • Motivating change in organizations.
  • Understanding the impact of brain in human behavior.
  • Current Issues in leadership & change management.

 

Expected outcomes

  • Critically understand the new realities of leading, managing and change in organizations.
  • Understand and familiarize with neuroscience and its effect on leadership.
  • Understand and familiarize with behavioral science and its effect on leadership.  
  • Understand the ideas, principles and practices of change management.
  • Critically assess leadership associated with the development of change programs.
  • Understand the ethical issues associated with the leadership practice.

 

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