|Structure Type: ||Course|
|Credits: ||5.0 points|
|Responsible Teacher: ||Virtanen, Henrik|
|Language of Instruction: ||Finnish|
Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester
|Curriculum  ||Semester  ||Credits  ||Start of Semester  ||End of Semester|
Corse at Keski-Pohjanmaan AMK (specialisation studies).
The student is able to recognise different organizational forms and knows for which situations different forms are suitable. The student is able to implement organizational theories when developing the own organization in order to get the organization to function effectively in a changing and globalising environment.
Total work load: 135 h.
- scheduled studies: 24 h.
- individual studies: 111 h.
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
During the course organizational theories and factors affecting organizations are covered. The student understands that organizations are a part of an open system, which is affected by internal and external factors. During the course management of organizations and management planning are also covered.
Recommended or Required Reading
• Daft, R.L. Murphy, J. & Willmott, H. (2010) Organization Theory and Design, South-Western: UK.
• Ancona, D., Kochan, T.A., Scully, M., Van Maanen, J., Westney, E.D (2009) Managing for the Future: Organizational Behavior & Processes, South-Western: OH.
• Other material to be annouced during the course.
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, discussions, litterature assignment and/or company cases. A development assignment connected to the employers business.
To be announced.
Particiaption and group assigmnets 35%, litterature assignment and/or company cases 65%.