Course: Leadership Communication

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Course title Leadership Communication
Course code KBH/LDC
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bednaříková Božena, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Mrozková Ivana, PhDr.
Course content
1. Leadership. Definition, Leaders vs. Managers, Leadership/Followerhip Relations. Leadership Styles, Communication Styles. 2. Transformational Leadership. Charismatic Leadership. Charisma. The Communication Approach. 3. What is Communication. Ambiguity of Language. Coding, Decoding, Message. Communication Process. 4. Communication Channels. Selecting Appropriate Channels. 5. Leadership and Diversity. Intercultural Communication. Gender Leadership Gap? 6. Leadership in Organizations. Symbolic Leadership in Organizations. Organizational Culture. Communication in Organizations. 7. Public Leadership. Leading Public Oppinion. Public Relations. Persuasive Campaigns. 8. Leadership in Groups and Teams. Fundamentals of Group Interaction. Meetings. Negotiations. Team Building. 9. Leadership and Power. Empowerment. Powerful/Powerless Talk. Types of Power. 10. Leadership and Influence. Credibility. Argumentative Competence. Communicating Ethical Leaderhip.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to offer the students the opportunity to gain basic knowledge of leadership, management and communication, to develop their communication skills and skills related to leadership and management, and to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in a practical way.
basic knowledge of leadership and management in a future profession, team management, communication skills
Knowledge of English at the secondary level (ie intermediate)

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Seminar Work

Elaboration of team presentation on a given topic
Recommended literature
  • Clampitt, Philip G. Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness, 2nd ed., Sage Publications, Inc., 2001.
  • ČMEJRKOVÁ, S., HOFFMANNOVÁ, J. Jazyk, média, politika. Praha : Academia, 2003.
  • Gardner, J. W. (1990). On Leadership. New York : Free Press.
  • Gibson, Robert. International Business Communication, Oxford University Press, 2002..
  • Michael Z., Johnson, Craig E.:. Leadership. A Communication Perspective. Waveland Press, Inc., 2004..
  • Northouse, P. G. (2001). Leadership. Theory and Practice. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.
  • Wiecke, T. (2005). Rétorika v praxi. Čestlice.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts Czech Philology (2012) Philological sciences - -
Faculty of Arts Czech Philology (2015) Philological sciences - -
Faculty of Arts Czech Philology (2015) Philological sciences - -
Faculty of Arts Czech Philology (2015) Philological sciences - -
Faculty of Arts Czech Philology (2016) Philological sciences - -