Course code AOS233

AOS233 Strategic Processes and Decision-Making

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Course responsible: Carl Brønn
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: The course is given in odd years (2017, 2019)
First time: Study year 2004-2005
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Definition and characteristics of wicked problems. Processes for working with wicked problems. Cognitive influences on perception and issue definition. Stakeholder analysis. Modelling dynamic resource systems and the strategic architecture. Alternate futures, scenarios and flight simulators. Implementation - politics and negotiations.
Learning outcome:
This interdisciplinary course focuses on a class of problems called "wicked problems" or "messes." Evidence of wicked problems comes from experts in many areas.
Learning activities:
Lectures. Group work. Guest presenters. Student presentations. Case discussion.
Teaching support:
Office hours and procedures are established at the first class meeting. A course schedule is handed out at the same time.
Selected articles.
General knowledge of economics and organisation theory concepts.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
The assessment is based on a semester assignment (group work): Counts 100% of the total grade.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
AOS232: 10 credits.
Type of course:
Approx. 50 hours.
An external examiner will assess the curriculum and the exam. Grades will be set by the teacher.
Examination details: Term Paper: A - E / Ikke bestått