Week 1: Introduction to the Course
Week 2: Vision, Dreams and Imagination: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Exploring the characters of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza as a leader and a follower.
Week 3: Inspiration, Heroism and Martyrdom: Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw
Understanding the power of conviction, a clear vision and inspiration from Joan of Arc.
Week 4: Vision Gone Wrong: Role of Authenticity. Tughlaq by Girish Karnad
Navigating politics, alignment of visions and relationships with the well-read, yet failed king Tughlaq.
Week 5: Leaders' Responsibility to Society: Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht
Experiencing leadership as an act of faith in someone who assumes the position with Galileo.
Week 6: Real vs. Idealism: An Existentialist View of Leadership. Yuganta by Irawati Karve
Deconstructing the Mahabharata as a lesson in leadership and strategy.
Week 7: Course Conclusion