Courses NonDegree Display 2020-2021
|Course Description||To PDF|
|Course title||Management of Organisations|
Desiree Schumacher, Simon de Jong
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|Language of instruction||English|
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
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS.
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.
The course builds upon articles from academic journals and the business press and a textbook.
- 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 (indicative; course manual is definitive)||PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork|
|Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive)||Participation / Written Exam / Presentation|
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