|Organizational Change and Development, 15 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|After completion of the course, in a theoretically well motivated manner the student should be able to:
• describe key areas of planned organizational change (the direction of change, empowerment, equality, learning)
• describe various theoretical models that can be used to study change processes in organizations
• describe and discuss various methods that can be applied in organizational change
• describe and discuss how organizational change can be organized in practice.
|Different types of planned organizational change, driving forces and change pressures, theories and models for understanding organizational change, the methodology used in empirical studies of change processes, learning aspects, participation and leadership, gender dimensions of organizational change processes.|
|The studies forego through lectures, group work and seminars. Several examples of organizational change projects will be reviewed during the course. Participants are expected to participate actively in group work and seminars. The teaching language is english.|
|Written and oral examination. Detailed information about the examination can be found in the course’s study guide.
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, which must be in a discipline relevant to the course. Documented knowledge of English equivalent to “Engelska B”; i.e English as native language or an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paperbased l575 + TWE-score 4,5, internetbased 90 TWE-score 20), 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.