06210820 - Change management and New Leadership Styles

Niveau de diplôme Master - Semestre 3
Crédits ECTS 3
Volume horaire total 21
Volume horaire CM 21

Responsables

Laurent MOZZO

Objectifs

This course concerns the principles of change management and new leadership styles. Students will get familiar with different paradigms and models in these fields.
According to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs Report 2020, 50% of all employees will need reskilling by 2025, as adoption of technology increases and changes in the environment. Critical thinking and problem-solving top the list of skills employers believe will grow in prominence in the next five years. Newly emerging are skills in self-management such as active learning, resilience, stress tolerance and flexibility. As a first step, in order to be a “good” managers and leaders in this new world, students need to get familiar with these realities.
The aim of this course is to provide participants with some of the most common concepts and models in change management and new leadership styles and to let them reflect critically about themselves, the others, their future roles as a manager etc. The aim is also to co-construct a “toolbox” when analyzing, interpreting and managing these new realities.
Estimation of private study (outside of contact hours): 21 hours

DIMENSION OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
The participants are encouraged to act and learn in accordance with the ethical standards and norms defined by the IAE Lyon (Charte de Responsabilité Sociétale et des engagements des membres de la communauté de l'iaelyon)

TARGETED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Acquire knowledge on change management and leadership styles (definitions, key concepts, schools of thought, methods, tools…), BUT, more importantly…
Give the participants the opportunity to…
  • train analytical thinking
  • learn actively and to develop or improve their own learning strategies
  • solve (complex) problems
  • think critically
  • get creative and show initiative
  • train their leadership skills and get aware of areas that they are good at and others where they need / want to improve
  • use digital technology
  • train their resilience to stress and to get more flexible
  • develop new ideas in a safe environment

Contenu

  1. Introduction
  2. Individual change
  3. Team change & leadership styles
  4. Agility, change and leadership
  5. Organizational change management and leadership
  6. Sustainability & leadership

Bibliographie

RECOMMENDED TEXTS AND PUBLICATIONS :
CAMERON, Esther / GREEN, Mike (2015): Making sense of Change Management. A complete guide to the models, tools and techniques of organizational change.- 4th edition (Available on the digital library of the University Lyon 3)
EDMONDSON, Amy (2018): The fearless organization. Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth
SCHEIN, Edgar (2017): Organizational culture and leadership.- 5th edition (Available on the digital library of the University Lyon 3)
SCHARMER, Otto (2018): The Essentials of Theory U. Core principles and applications.- (Available on the digital library of the University Lyon 3)

Contrôles des connaissances

Final Exam
Written, All along the course, Learning diary

Continuing Examination
Teal presentation, 30 minutes per team

Informations complémentaires

TEACHING METHODS
PPT presentations, individual and group work, break-out sessions, class discussions and presentations, case studies. The active participation of the students is mandatory in order to make this course an interesting, rich experience.

NATURE OF MATERIALS
PPT presentations, articles, case studies to read, learning diary to complete

TEACHING INNOVATIONS AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY
Introduction and use of a learning diary in order to encourage and enhance active learning skills and critical thinking, creativity, originality, initiative, innovation and resilience.

PRE-REQUISITES IN TERMS OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
  • Students should have a first experience in an international environment
  • Openness toward the others, willingness to share experience and knowledge
  • Ability to question and challenge own frameworks, beliefs and behavior
  • A good understanding of basic business functions is mandatory
Ability to analyze critically

ADVISED PRIOR READING :
Rolf Dobelli (2014): The art of thinking clearly.-

RESOURCES AVAILABLE :
Digital library of the University Lyon 3 in order to search and read, according to students’ learning needs (self-driven and –directed learning)