ECTS - Leadership: Theory and Practice

Leadership: Theory and Practice (PSY316) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Leadership: Theory and Practice PSY316 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
PSY 102
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives In this course, students will learn different approaches to leadership and will have opportunity to apply their knowledge while analyzing three different leadership conditions.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Identify different approaches to leadership
  • Develop skills of critically analyze each theory or approaches in terms of their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develop skills of critically analyze case studies based on the theoretical information.
  • Develop presentation skills
  • Develop skills of appying acquired knowledge to different circumstances
Course Content Leadership, theories and approaches of leadership, transformational leadership, team leadership, women and leadership, political leadership.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to the Concept of Leadership Assigned reading: Chapter 1
2 Trait Approach Assigned reading: Chapter 2
3 Skills Approach Assigned reading: Chapter 3
4 Style Approach Assigned reading: Chapter 4
5 Situational Approach Assigned reading: Chapter 5
6 Contingency Approach Assigned reading: Chapter 6
7 Path Goal Theory Assigned reading: Chapter 7
8 Leader-Member Exchange Theory Assigned reading: Chapter 8
9 Transformational Leadership Assigned reading: Chapter 9
10 Team Leadership Assigned reading: Chapter 10
11 Psychodynamic Approach Assigned reading: Chapter 11
12 Women and Leadership Assigned reading: Chapter 12
13 Leadership Ethics Assigned reading: Chapter 13
14 Political Leadership Assigned reading: Chapter 14
15 Final Examination Period Review of Topics
16 Final Examination Period Review of Topics


Course Book 1. Northhouse, P. G. (2007). Leadership: Theory and practice. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 10 20
Homework Assignments 1 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 13 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have a comprehensive understanding of basic psychological perspectives and to examine the mental, affective, and behavioral processes of human beings within a scientific discipline X
2 To have a knowledge about the historical and philosophical developments, basic concepts, applications and schools of science of psychology as well as the subfields of psychology such as clinical, experimental, social, developmental, industrial, health, traffic and educational psychology X
3 To gain skills in identifying, describing, formulating, and solving the problems related to basic mental, emotional, and behavioral problems of human beings X
4 To develop new ideas through analytical, critical, and creative point of view by using abstract concepts and to gain skills in evaluating different psychological phenomena X
5 To gain knowledge and skills in transforming his/her theoretical knowledge into practice in different fields of psychology X
6 To have skills in accessing knowledge and using resources X
7 To have knowledge about basic principles of psychological assessment along with various quantitative, qualitative, and experimental research methods, to have skills in designing and conducting research by using these methods, and analyzing, reporting, and presenting research data X
8 To have awareness of interpersonal sensitivity, societal processes and problems X
9 To have efficient written and oral communication skills in Turkish and English X
10 To gain skills in following the developments in the field of expertise and renewing himself/herself with an awareness of life-span learning X
11 To have professional and ethical responsibility, knowledge, and awareness X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics 10 1 10
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 125