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Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

To provide a theoretical underpinning to the student's understanding of people in organisations. To develop an understanding of managment and leadership, as well as how to organise and work sucessfully in international teams.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student should understand the the structure and dynamics of business organisations, as well as be aware of the main sources of conflict and why conflict oocurs. He should be able to draw up a plan of how to manage change in organisations and how to reduce conflict.

Course contents

Major issues relevant to the study of people in organisations as well issues in business ethics and leadership.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Work in teams. Discussion in small groups. Few lectures. More information will be given in class.

Recommended or required reading

Stephen P. Robbins: Essentials of Organisational Behaviour. Pearson Publishing. Other literature will be announced in class.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 17 hours
  • Small-group work - 30 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 127 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 127 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Assignments and an examination. Each team will meat with the instructor every week for a discussion. Presentations by each team.

Teacher

Eldon Sveinn

Examiner

Eldon Sveinn

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Will be given during the first lecture

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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