Organizational Behavior and Leadership

Course Objectives

In this course, “Organizational Behavior and Leadership” is defined as the “approach” an individual person (often a leader) takes to lead members toward organizational goals that are aligned with corporate strategy. The purpose of this course is to help students develop the leadership skills they need to be more effective in the practical business world. In this course, students will:

  • Learn key frameworks and their applications enabling them to grow into leaders that can cope better with the increasingly rapid changes taking place in today's business environment
  • Look back on their own professional careers and apply key lessons learned to their actual workplace
  • Explore and analyze operating conditions, business characteristics, and other factors related to management strategies 
  • Study the themes of  Leadership, Empowerment, Group Management, Change Management, Leadership and Organizations that Encourage Innovation and Fostering an Ideal Corporate Culture.

This course is intended for all students who aspire to improve their leadership ability and their capacity to adapt to environmental changes. 

Course Details

Programs: Full-time MBA, Part-time & Online MBA, Pre-MBA
Discipline: Organizational Behavior and HRM
Course Level: Fundamental Course
Required/Elective Course: Required Course
Number of Credits: 1.5
Report: Day 4
Hours Per Class: 3 hours
Class Capacity: 35

12 weeks, every other week
Online/On-Campus
JPY 128,000
Fundamental

 

Theme/Reading Materials

Day 1
Session A
THEMEConflict and Growth Faced by Middle Managers during Organizational Change
CASEShohei Yamaguchi and Spark Corporation (A)
THEMEConflict and Growth Faced by Middle Managers during Organizational Change (Continued) 
CASE

Shohei Yamaguchi and Spark Corporation (A)

Shohei Yamaguchi and Spark Corporation (B)

Day 2
Session A
THEMECorporate management and leadership
CASE・ Starbucks Corporation (A)
Session B
THEMEEmpowerment-based Leadership
CASE・Taro Foods
 
Day 3
Session A
THEMEGroup Management and Team Building
CASE・The Reform of Kirin Brewery: The V10 Project (A)
Session B
THEMEGroup Management and Team Building (Continued)
CASE・The Reform of Kirin Brewery: The V10 Project (A)
 
Day 4
Session A
THEMEManaging Organizational Change
CASEUnilever’s New Global Strategy: Competing through Sustainability
THEMEManaging Organizational Change (Continued)
CASEUnilever’s New Global Strategy: Competing through Sustainability
Day 5
Session A
THEMEInnovation Leadership and Teams
CASETeaming at Disney Animation
THEMEInnovation Leadership and Teams (Continued)
CASETeaming at Disney Animation
Day 6
Session A
THEMEInnovation Leadership and Organizational Change
CASEHCL Technologies (A)
Session B
THEME Innovation Leadership and Organizational Change (Continued)
CASEHCL Technologies (A)

If you wish to start from the Pre-MBA,

Tuition Fee per course: 128,000 yen
Please find more about the Pre-MBA Program.

Course Schedule

Faculty

Tomoya Nakamura
Tomoya Nakamura
Global/Asia/Japan, Management Philosophy, Specialization
COURSES:
Corporate Philosophy and Social Values
Entrepreneurial Leadership
Globalization of Japanese and Asian Companies
Japanese Management: New Systems, Lasting Values
Keiei Dojo
Research Project
Trond Varlid
Trond Varlid
Organizational Behavior and HRM
Tadahiro Wakasugi
Tadahiro Wakasugi
Global/Asia/Japan, Management Philosophy, Organizational Behavior and HRM
COURSES:
Organizational Behavior and Leadership
Japanese Management: New Systems, Lasting Values
Leadership Development, Ethics and Values
Keiei Dojo
Kenya Yoshino
Kenya Yoshino
Critical and Analytical Skills, Management Philosophy, Organizational Behavior and HRM
COURSES:
Leadership Development, Ethics and Values
Cross Cultural Management
Axel Wellbrock
Axel Wellbrock
Organizational Behavior and HRM
COURSES:
Organizational Behavior and Leadership
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