SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentIMBA Program, First Year IMBA Program, Second Year
Course NameLeadership and Team Building
Course TypeRequired
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

5. Class schedule: August 30 to September 1, 2019 @ Yilan, Taiwan

* Schedules subject to further modification.

* More logistic information will be provided. Please note that you must be at the school before

0700 on 8/30. Grouping will start at 0730 sharp.

* Dress Code: Casual (floor-seating & movement-based activities; skirts discouraged)



8/30 Friday

0700 Arrival @NCCU

0700-0730 Grouping, Ice-breaking with group

0730-0830 Bus to Yilan (sit together with group members, One Word on the bus)

0830-0900 Admin, Logistics & Pairing with learning partner

0900-0930 Kick-off and Ice-breaking

0930-1030 Re-learning how to learn

1030-1230 Learning about yourself and others (DISC)

1230-1330 Lunch

1330-1500 Exercise 1

1500-1800 Learning about cultural contexts

1715-1800 Feedback & Sharing

1800-1930 Dinner

1930-2230 Group Discussion: Practice Disclosure, Feedback, and Sharing


8/31 Saturday

0800-0900 Breakfast (Group review on 8/30)

0900-0930 Sharing

0930-1100 System Thinking I

1100-1230 System Thinking II

1230-1330 Lunch

1330-1630 Linking: Team Building with Exercise 2

1630-1800 Leading: Leadership & Fellowship

1715-1800 Feedback & Sharing

1800-1930 Dinner

1930-2230 Group Discussion:

Expectations & Transformation


9/1 Sunday

0800-0900 Breakfast (Group review of 8/31)

0900-0930 Sharing

0930-1200 Exercise 3

1200-1330 Lunch

1330-1630 Team Presentation

1630-1730 Wrap-up

1730-1830 Bus to NCCU (with snacks)

1830 Dismissal

Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

Presence & Participation (group discussion, class activities, etc.) 20%

Reflection 1   20%

Reflection 2   40%

Group Project   20%


Reflection Papers

Reflection 1 (before the camp) to be submitted by 12:00pm 8/25 to:

After reading the required articles, please reflect on what you know about yourself and your expectation by completing the IMBA program. Write a personal reflection paper (Single-spaced, Limit to 2 Pages in MS Word) on “Who am I”, covering all the topics below:

  • How would you describe yourself?

  • Your most positive life event and how does it impact you?

  • Your most negative life event and how does it impact you?

  • What are your top 3 challenges of becoming a leader?

  • What do you want to gain and accomplish by completing the IMBA Program?

Reflection 2 to be submitted by 9/15. Details will be provided at the end of the camp.

Group project

A group project will be assigned at the end of the camp, report to be submitted by 9/16.



Textbook & Reference

    1. Required Readings: Available at:

  1. Peter Drucker, Managing Oneself

  2. From Transactional to Transformational Leadership

  3. Mindtools. Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing Your 10-Minute Guide to Developing an Effective Team

  4. Jim Collins, From Good To Great, Soundview Book Summary,

  5. Steven Corey, The 7 habits of highly effective people

  6. Meyer, E. (2015). Getting to Sí, Ja, Oui, Hai, and Da. Harvard Business Review, 10, 105-116.

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