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Managing Organizational Change, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Single Subject Course
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Business administration - FÖA
  COURSE CODE   723G16
After completion of the course the student should be able to
- describe the principles of managing organizational change processes
- describe the specific theoretical approaches for understanding of organizational change and development
- discuss key topics of introduction of new technologies and how this relates to organizational change
- analyze various trends of organizational change and development and be able to show how this is expressed in various business contexts
- through application in cases, simulations etc, show their knowledge and understanding of organizational change processes
In this course, through lectures and projects, student will familiarize themselves with:

* The unique characteristics of critical aspects when new structures are introduced in organizations and of the practitioners that work in them;

* The promises and problems of new technology and automation in operational environments;

Contingency theory, internationalization, corporate culture and networking can all play a role in explaining the peculiarities and difficulties of managing organizational change.
The course consists of lectures, seminars and workshops. The students have to work in teams both for preparation of cases and for presentation of the group discussions. Team activity is an integrated part of both the aim of the course and for understanding of the business world. Self studies is a part of the course.
Language of instruction: English.
Student’s active participation, as regards both written case study reports and discussion during the seminar. There will also be an individual written exam.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

At least two years of undergraduate studies with at least 60 ECTS credits in Business administration (equivalent)e. Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6: internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90), IELTS, academic (minimum score Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent.
The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Managing Organizational Change
Managing Organisational Change Through Learning and Knowledge Creation
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IEI - Department of Management and Engineering
Registrar No: LiU-2008/00111   Course Code: 723G16      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Business administration - FÖA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G2X   Basic level     FÖA   SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2008-10-14