HALHAA15 Organisational Change Dynamics and Management 5 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Administrative Studies
Administrative Science
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

After completing the course,
* Students will be able to approach organisations from different theoretical viewpoints.
* Students will be able to analyze organisational structures, and argue the suitability of structure with the strategy, tasks, and environmental challenges of a given organisation.
* Student understand the relevant issues and managerial challenges in organizational change dynamics.
* Students will be able to familiarize themselves with various theories and models for improving organisational structures and management.

General description

This course is an introduction to organizational management leadership, organizational change, and value network management leadership.

The focus of the course will be in

a) Organizational structures as managerial tools and frames of reference for purpose-oriented human collaboration, and

b) Organizational change dynamics approached from the managerial point of view

Contents:

  • Strategy, management, leadership, hierarchical coordination; classical themes of organizational management
  • Organizational change dynamics
  • Organisational Identity, learning and change
  • Management and leadership in virtual organizations and communities
  • Value configurations and Post-bureaucratic organization, management and coordination in networks

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired

Teachers

Yohannes Mehari, Teacher responsible
Yohannes.Mehari[ät]uta.fi

Teaching

25-Oct-2018 – 29-Nov-2018
Lectures 22 hours
Lectures
Thu 25-Oct-2018 - 29-Nov-2018 weekly at 9-12, Päät ls D10b
Exam 4 hours

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Course essay 80 % + Learning diary 20%

Further information

Participation to all lectures is mandatory. All instructions and course materials will be available in the Moodle-area of the course. The teacher responsible will send the Moodle-key to the accepted students after the registration is finalized.