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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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MEJOS05 Organisational Change Dynamics in Value Networks 5 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Media Management
Person in charge
Professor in Administrative Science

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student will understand:
• Leadership in management work, especially participative approaches
• Change dynamics
• Characteristic challenges in managing organisational renewal
• Complexity theory and cultural theory
• HR management


Students will learn essential principles in leadership theory and build a necessary understanding about change dynamics in the context of demands for organisational renewal. Human resource management is (HRM) in media companies is an important element, and emphasis is especially focused on building, developing and renewing value networks (partnerships, alliances, etc).

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 25 h 0 h

Lectures and readings, tested separately. The testing in literature comes after the lectures. There is one day of guest lectures from senior managers in the industry, providing experience-based knowledge about leadership and change management in practice.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Written exam 
In English

Lectures on leadership and management (20 hours) and HR management (5 hours). Assigned readings about leadership and change management (5 hours).

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Attendance and active participation in lectures (2 ECTS), submitting an essay on the lectures and assigned essays on study materials (3 ECTS).

Study materials

A packet of contemporary readings from academic journals and books.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Communication, Media and Theatre
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School of Communication, Media and Theatre