Facts about the course

ECTS Credits:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Course Leader:
Kjell Marius Herskedal
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

IDR302 Leadership and Management in Performance Cultures (Autumn 2018)

About the course

  • Performance leadership
  • Performance management
  • Organisational culture
  • Integrated communication
  • Teamwork

This course is part of the throughlines in personal development, research and team work in the BSc in Sport Management. Description of throughlines available in the program description

The course is connected to the following study programs

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

After the completion of the course, the students will acquire in-depth understandings related to:

  • Performance Cultures
  • Leading in performance organizations
  • Self and collective development
  • Teamwork

After the completion of the course, the students will acquire skills in:

  • Explaining terminology and theoretical approaches within leadership
  • Work with real cases and presenting them
  • Working in groups

Forms of teaching and learning

Three seminars during the semester consisting of lectures, group work, group assignments, and group presentations.


Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Mandatory coursework: Assignment(s)
  • Courseworks given: 1
  • Courseworks required: Yes
  • Presence: Not required
  • Comment: 4-5 group assignments


  • Form of assessment: Home assessment
  • Proportion: 100%
  • Duration: -
  • Grouping: Group
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Course evaluation

The candidates are individually evaluated on the basis of three equally counting group assignments/presentations. Peer evaluations might be employed.


Indicative litterature:

Collins, D. et al. (2011). Performance Psychology. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier

Grigorescu, A., & Lupo, M.-M. (2015). Integrated communication as strategic communication. Review of international comparative management, 16(4), 479-490.

Katz, R. L. (1955). Skills of an effective administrator. Harward Business Reviews, 33(1), 33-42.

Mintzberg, H. (1973). The nature of managerial work. New Yourk: Harper  Row.


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