Leadership and Team Effectiveness

By Prof. Santosh Rangnekar   |   IIT Roorkee
Learners enrolled: 12631
Course Objectives:
To provide a framework for the students to understand the importance of Leadership and team effectiveness in organizations.
To develop an understanding of the interpersonal processes and group dynamics.
To provide a theoretical understanding of leadership practices in organizations.
To provide an understanding of factors influencing teamwork and team leadership.
To evaluate the role of leadership in the development of an institution.
Course Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course the student should be able to:
Explain how global leadership skills contribute to leadership effectiveness.
Understand the leader’s role in team-based organizations.
Explain the potential contribution of outdoor training to the development of team leadership.
Explain the basics of leadership during a crisis.
Explain how evidenced based leadership can contribute to contingency and situational leadership.

INTENDED AUDIENCE    :B.Tech/ MBA/ Industry/ Faculty/Ph D

PRE-REQUISITE              :Nil 

INDUSTRY SUPPORT     :It’s part of Human Behavior so applicable to all Industries
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Management Studies
  • Faculty Domain - Advanced
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 23 Jan 2023
End Date : 14 Apr 2023
Enrollment Ends : 06 Feb 2023
Exam Registration Ends : 17 Mar 2023
Exam Date : 30 Apr 2023 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1:Introduction to Leadership & Team Management; Leadership Myths; Interactional Framework for analyzing leadership; Leadership Development: The First 90 Days as a Leader; Leader Development- The Action-Observation-Reflection Model
Week 2:LMX Theory and Normative Decision Model; Situational Leadership Model; Contingency Model and Path Goal Theory; Emotional Approach Charismatic and Transformational Leadership; Leadership for Tomorrow
Week 3:Leadership Attributes; Personality Traits and Leadership; Personality Types and Leadership; Intelligence and Leadership; Emotional Intelligence and Leadership
Week 4:Power and Leadership; The art of influence in leadership; Leadership and “Doing the Right Things; Character-Based Approach to Leadership; Role of Ethics and Values in Organisational Leadership
Week 5:Leadership Behaviour; Leadership Pipeline; Assessing Leadership Behaviors: Multi-rater Feedback Instruments; The Dark Side of; Leadership- Destructive Leadership; Managerial Incompetence and Derailment Conflict Management
Week 6:Negotiation and Leadership; Leadership under a crisis situation; The Situation and the Environment; Culture and Leadership; Global Leadership
Week 7:Motivation and Leadership; Introduction to Groups and Teams; Characteristics of Leader, Follower and Situation; Group Dynamics; Team Formation
Week 8:Delegation and Empowerment; Leading teams: Enhancing teamwork within a group; The leader’s role in team-based organizations; Leader actions that foster Teamwork Effectiveness; Offsite training and team development
Week 9:Understanding Team processes and Team Coaching; Team decision making and conflict management; Virtual teams; Managing Multicultural teams; Building great teams
Week 10:Experiential Learning; Action Learning; Development Planning: GAP Analysis; Coaching and Mentoring; Women in Leadership Roles
Week 11:Building Effective Relationship with subordinates and peers; Fostering Followers satisfaction; The Art of Communication; Setting Goals and Providing Constructive Feedback; Enhancing Creativity problem solving skills
Week 12: Building High-Performance Teams: The Rocket Model; Building Credibility and Trust; Skills for Developing.Others; Team Building at the Top; Community Leadership

Books and references

Leadership: Enhancing the lessons of experience by Hughes, R.L., Ginnett, R.C., & Curphy, G.J. (2019), 9th Edition, McGraw Hill Education, Chennai, India.

Instructor bio

Prof. Santosh Rangnekar

IIT Roorkee
1.Managerial Practices,
2.Organizational Behavior,
3.Human Resource management,
4.Technology Management,
5.Management ofInterpersonal Dynamics,
6.Knowledge Management,
Conducted more than 100 Training Programs worth more than 2 cr.
1. UJVNL , Uttarakhand, 50 Lacs Orientation program.
2. BHEL, Haridwar since last Three Years conducted more than 50 Training Programs.
3. National Council Member of ISTD (Indian Society for Training and Development) and Founder secretary of Indore and Dehradun Chapters of ISTD.
4. Conducted more than 100 MDPs ForMiddle and Senior level Executives of Everest Group, Ambuja Cement, Godrej Industries, Power Finance Corporation, Damodar Valley Corporation, Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited, etc.

Ph. D. 
 19 Ph D awarded. 
 10 Pursuing 
Publications:131[Journals: 68 Conferences: 49 Books: 02 Magazine: 01 Publications in Text Books: 03 Edited Books: 02 Book review: 06]

1.PI in project entitled An Empirical Study on Proximant Determinants of Creation of Intellectual Property (IP) in Uttarakhand worth Rs 2.6 lakh 
2. Co PI in number of Projects worth more than Rs. 7 cr.
3. HRD Projects and Training Program worth over Rs. 50 Lacs 
International Visits
1. Organized Three National Conferences in 2012, 2013 and 2014one One International Conference . 
2. Attended conferences at Boston University, Boston, USA; Stevens Institute of Management, NJ, USA; Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea; Keio University, Japan; Charulongkorn University, Thailand; Western Sydney University, Australia; London Management School, London, UK; Yildis University, Istanbul, Turkey; Wien University, Vienna, Austria; 
3.Visited Harvard Business School entrepreneurship Cell: ( for project On Entrepreneurship)

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 
30 April 2023 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Roorkee.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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