Leading Organisations

Key information

Teaching department: UCL School of Management

Credit value: 15

Restrictions: This module is only available to UCL MBA students.

Alternative credit options: There are no alternative credit options available for this module.


Helps you improve your leadership and management skills, particularly in fast-moving business environments. You will not only be introduced to critical aspects of the people side of leading an organisation but will also gain self-knowledge through examining your own personal style, strengths and weaknesses in a range of leadership domains.

Intended learning outcomes

By the end of the module, you should be able to:

  • use theory and evidence to inform your decisions at work
  • understand your leadership style and assess your own personal development
  • critique and offer useful alternatives to dubious management practices
  • understand and apply findings from organisational behaviour to common workplace issues, such as how to motivate employees
  • use data to enrich and inform your leadership decision-making.

Module deliveries for 2020/21 academic year

Teaching and assessment

Methods of assessment:

  • Class interaction (40%)
  • Classwork: consulting assignment (60%)

Mark scheme: Letter grades

Other information

Module leader: Blaine Landis

Who to contact for more information: admissions@onlinelearning.ucl.ac.uk