IDR302 Leadership in Performance Organizations

Course code: 
Course name: 
Leadership in Performance Organizations
Program of study: 
Bachelor i Sport Management (idrettsledelse)
Course name in Norwegian Bokmål: 
Leadership in Performance Organizations
Course name in Norwegian Nynorsk: 
Leadership in Performance Organizations
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Teaching semester: 
2017 Autumn
Assessment semester: 
2017 Autumn
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Required prerequisite courses: 
ADM100 Organisasjon 1
IDR310 Performance Psychology II
Course content
  • 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

Learning outcome

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
Working and learning activities

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



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.


Additional litterature related to the group tasks respectively.

Mandatory courseworkCourseworks givenCourseworks requiredPresenceComment
Assignment(s)1YesNot required4-5 group assignments
Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:
Mandatory coursework:Assignment(s)
Courseworks given:1
Courseworks required:Yes
Presence:Not required
Comment:4-5 group assignments
Form of assessmentGroupingDurationType of durationGrading scaleProportionCommentSupported materialSupport material
Home assessmentGroup -Letter (A - F) 100 All printed and written supporting material
Form of assessment:Home assessment
Type of duration:-
Grading scale:Letter (A - F)
Proportion: 100
Supported material:
Support material:All printed and written supporting material