Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

To provide an understanding of the most common traditional and new organization theories and different leadership strategies.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to know and be able to put into practice different kinds of organization theories. The student is also able to compare different organization and management strategies. The student is able to appreciate team-work and feedback in an organization.

Course contents

Organizational theories and models within tourism industry Personal administration Leadership vs. management in tourism industry Strategies within the tourism industry

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Good basic knowledge about the industry as well as first and second year courses, minimum 100ects

Previous course names

TU-2-015 (6 cr)

Additional information

The course will start the 7th of September.

Recommended or required reading

Alvesson, M. & Sveningsson, S. (red.), 2007, Organisationer, ledning och processer, Studentlitteratur, Lund. Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist, Thomas Kalling, Alexander Styhre, 2005 (eller nyare), Organisation och organisering, Liber, Malmö Rollinson, D. 2010, Organisational behaviour and analysis, Prentice Hall. Bolman m.fl., 2012, Nya perspektiv på organisation och ledarskap, Studentlitteratur, Lund. Thompson P. & McHugh D., 2008, Att arbeta i organisationer : ett kritiskt perspektiv på organisation och arbete. Liber, Malmö

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 33 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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

Teacher

  • Fabricius Susanna
  • Hernberg Mervi

Examiner

Fabricius Susanna

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2015-05-31

Assessment methods

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

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