Lisbon, Portugal

Leadership and Strategic Knowledge

when 3 July 2016 - 28 July 2016
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1100

Integrated within the Summer School Lisbon 2015 project, this programme focuses on how students become effective knowledge agents by addressing the importance of leadership, knowledge management and innovation.

Course leader

Programme Director – Professor António Robalo

Summer School Coordinator – Rita Fernandes

Target group

Any student at bachelor or master level.

Course aim

At the end students are expected to:

- Discuss the knowledge society and economy;

- Understand the concept and the nature of organizational knowledge;

- Learn about Knowledge Management;

- Discuss the relationship between strategic knowledge management and innovation;

- Understand The case for change: Aspiration; Antecipation; Desperation;

- Differentiate Leadership Theories (Traits Theory; Great Events Theory; Situational Leadership; Transactional Leadership; Transformational Leadership);

- The Leadership Styles: Leadership that gets results (how to use the different styles for effective leadership);

- The eight-stage process of creating major change.

Fee info

EUR 1100: Fee includes: tuition; course materials; team-building event; Portuguese History and Culture classes; Survival Portuguese Language classes; company visit; use of the library, PC labs and ISCTE-IUL facilities; public transportation card for one month in Lisbon; organisation of leisure activities; airport pick-up service; welcome and farewell dinner.


There is no scholarship available for summer school programmes.