Course responsible:Bernt Aarset, Gro Ladegård
Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås
Nominal workload:Total work load is estimated to 250 work hours.
Teaching and exam period:This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
About this course
- What creates needs for change in organisations?
- Central theories on change and change processes
- How to manage change processes
This course emphasizes the analysis of changes related to digitalization and sustainability. .
- Diagnose needs for change
- Analyse change processes in organisations
- Understand what drives change processes, and based on relevant theories and methods present suggestions for how these can be managed
- Apply theories and models to analyse a change situation and present relevant solutions
- be able to reflect on what organisational change is and how change can be managed
- have ability for ethical reflection and corporate responsibility in change processes
- A combination of lectures, oral presentations and group assignments. The students will conduct fieldwork in groups, under supervision.
- Supervision and oral feedback on the groupwork by appointment, in addition to discussions in the classroom.
- AOS130 Introduction to Organisation Theory, and AOS230 Organizational Psychology, or similar.
Combined assessment: Group report (60%), and an on-site 3,5 hours exam (40%) during the exam period (40%).
There will be no organized repeat exam in this course.
- An external sensor will assess the curriculum and principles for evaluation. Grades will be set by the teacher.
- Compulsory participation in lectures, group discussion, presentations and field work (see teaching scedule in Canvas)
The teaching will take place as a four-hour session a week for 12 weeks.
The hours will be devoted to lectures, group work and presentations.
This will be explained in more detail at the start of the course.
- Letter grades
- The course is open for students at master's and bachelor's level as long as the prerequisites are met.