Introduction to Organization
Responsible study board
Date of Approval
Aim and purpose
- The course provides insight into key issues related to organizational structure and design, leadership and change. This includes concepts, theories, models, methods and processes related to:
• Leadership in Organizations
• Organizational structure
• Organizational design / architecture
• Organizational culture
• Organizational change
• Interaction between organizations and their environments
Description of outcome - Knowledge
Description of outcome - Skills
The students can reflect critically on the validity of concepts, theories and models. They can also apply the course’s models, methods and theories to analyze organizations and develop general recommendations for developing organizational members’ behaviour,
Description of outcome - Competences
The students can suggest solutions for specific organizational problems and challenges. They can also explain the scientific theoretical basis for an investigation and what implications this has for the study of organizations.
Additional literature: notes, cases, articles.
The course includes physical and online lectures to provide students an overview of a range of concepts and theories in the field of Organizational Behaviour. Lectures build on the textbook and additional material, such as videos, articles, and contemporary examples.
The course applies e-learning and self-learning methods to engage students in independent learning activities and to induce the capability of autonomous and life-long learning.
Embedded in the course is a test exam and a number of self-tests offered in ItsLearning. The test exam provides students the chance to familiarize with the form of the final examination, to test their own knowledge, and to apply this knowledge to a specific case. The self-tests are designed to support the students’ learning process regarding central theories and models.
- Classroom hours (lectures): 30 hours.
- Test exam and self-tests (incl. preparation and follow up): 30 hours.
- Preparation and follow-up: 53 hours.
- Exam preparation: 20 hours.
- Exam: 2 hours.
- Sum: 135 hours.
Form of examination
It is not allowed to communicate with others during the exam.
NOTE - This course is identical with the former course(s)
83116301 / Campus Odense: 83116301 Organization (supplementing course)
B220018101 Introduction to Organization
Used examination attempts in the former identical course will be transferred.
Courses that are identical with former courses that are passed according to applied rules cannot be retaken.
|Offer period||Offer type||Profile||Education||Semester|
|Fall 2022||Mandatory||Supplering - alle byer / E19 - F20 - E20 - F21 - E21 - F22 - E22||Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration | Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics and Business Administration | Esbjerg, Soenderborg, Slagelse, Odense, Kolding||Fall 2022||Exchange students|
|Ingo Winkleremail@example.com||International Business & Entrepreneurship (IBE)||Soenderborg|