About this course
The course focuses on leading organizational change and transition processes. It introduces core theories and models for organizational change processes, from understanding the change to implementing and sustaining it. Throughout the course, you work with different company cases of an organizational change where you use theories and models to analyze and make recommendations with the concern for both people and performance. In addition, concrete examples are presented through guest lectures.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the learner will be able to:
Describe the forces that are transforming organizational change and practices including the SDGs.
Compare and contrast the models for leading organizational change (e.g. Lewin and Kotter)
Argue for the choice of theory and methods used in analyzes.
Understand the impact of change management on people; organizational results and the organizational design.
Understand critical success factors for implementing technological change in environments and the critical role managers play in the change process including how to mitigate employee resistance.
Identify stakeholders and their roles in implementation processes.
Apply practical tools and theoretical concepts and models covered in the course to analyse a current organizational change in practice.
Apply theoretical concepts and models covered in the course to plan an organizational change intervention in a simulated or practical context.
Relate the analyzed change case to the SDGs 3 & 8.
Perform a qualitative analysis of a change process and suggest solutions to improve them based on a scientific argument.
No final exam. Assessment is based on Evaluation of experiments and reports during the course
Bachelor in Engineering Management, Design and Innovation or equivalent Knowledge of business models, organizational behavoiur, organization and management theory
Online Lectures, peer review of individual assignments, case analysis and project work in teams of 6 students, industry presentations.
- Local course code42543
- Study loadECTS 5
- Contact hours per week4
- InstructorsChristine Ipsen
- Mode of deliveryOnline - at a specific time
- Course coordinator
29 January 2024
Enrolment period closed
- End date7 May 2024
- Main languageEnglish
- Apply between20 Oct and 24 Nov 2023
- Time infoTuesday 13-17