School of Economics and Finance

ECOM120 - Strategy, Leadership and Management of Investment Banks

The module will familiarise students with the fundamentals of strategic analysis including competitor and client analysis, effective leadership in knowledge-intensive firms and within projecting working. Key areas of focus will be  the difference between leading and managing initiatives/projects, dealing with resistance and different stakeholder interests, transactional leadership in teams and projects, building commitment for change, inspiring peers and subordinates, challenging others’ assumptions and views, effective communication within teams/project groups and with other teams/projects, executives and stakeholder, building and nurturing relationships and social networks, presenting and  negotiating with clients, managing and mobilising the motivation and commitment of a team/project.