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Course title Management of Organisations
Course code EBC2008
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 4-9-2017 27-10-2017 L X X
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Melvyn Hamstra
For more information: m.hamstra@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
During the course you will:
1. Learn about (new) approaches to management thinking and practice in a challenging and engaging way.
2. Conduct reasonably sophisticated discussions about the dilemmas managers face.
3. Learn to put critical notes where necessary.
4. Apply management concepts for understanding and analysing organisational practice
5. Bring some of the concepts into practice in the facilitation of a tutorial session.
6. Take your first steps in learning to manage (personal) paradoxes.
7. Develop your ability to read academic articles
Description
The course Management of Organisations aims to stimulate your critical thinking and personal development rather than providing clear-cut management recipes. You will be confronted with paradoxes that will aid your development. We will discuss the dilemmas that managers face in the changing management environment. Examples of topics that will be discussed are: management myths and realities, paradox, design, teams, learning, leadership, and corporate social responsibility.
Literature
The course builds upon articles from academic journals and and the business press.
Prerequisites
- Knowledge of Management and Organisation concepts at a basic level (e.g. The first year course Management of Organisation and Marketing)
- An advanced level of English
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
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