Psychology of LeadershipSemester Course

Psychology of Leadership, elective course at DIS Copenhagen
Major Discipline(s)
Leadership Studies, Organizational Behavior, Psychology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course examines the psychological and social processes that characterize effective leadership, including the qualities of leaders, psychological exchanges between leaders and followers, and the situations that make some people better leaders than others. Leadership is examined under the perspectives of social and differential psychology, including teamwork, development of employees, intelligence, and power as key factors in leadership.

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Louise Bergøe

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

MA in Psychology (1993, University of Copenhagen) and MA in Leadership and innovation (2015, Aarhus University & Copenhagen Business School). Attended a wide range of trainings in e.g. project management, managing knowledge workers, emotional intelligence in organizations, conflict management, etc. With DIS since 2019.

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