FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

BA 409 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Managerial and Organizational Development
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 409
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery Online
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives Formation and application of competency based systems, analyzing education requirements and organization of educational programs through case studies and projects.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to recognize why change is important for organizations
  • Will be able to gain knowledge about learning organizations
  • Will be able to gain knowledge about organizational development.
  • Will be able to define resistance to organizational change.
  • Will be ab leto find solutions to resistance to change problems.
Course Description More and more organizations today face a dynamic and changing environment. This, in turn, is requiring the organizations to adapt. “Change or die!” is the rallying cry among today’s managers worldwide. Change types, process, the resistance to change and overcoming resistance to change, methods of organizational development, challenges and opportunities of the future are the subjects that we will discuss in class.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Basics of Change and Organization
3 Organizations and their changing environment; SENIOR, FLAMING
4 Nature of organizational change; SENIOR, FLAMING
5 Organizational structure, design and change
6 Cultures for change; SENIOR, FLAMING
7 Politics of change; SENIOR, FLAMING
8 Leadership of change; SENIOR, FLAMING
9 Hard systems models of change; SENIOR, FLAMING
10 Soft systems models of change; SENIOR, FLAMING
11 Organizational diagnosis, SPECTOR
12 Management development , CAPRONI
13 Management development , CAPRONI
14 Management development , CAPRONI
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Organizational Change, Barbara SENIOR and Jocelyne FLEMING, Prentice Hall,2006.
Management Skills for Everyday Life The Practical Coach, Paola J. CAPRONI, 2011.
Implementing Organizational Change, Bert SPECTOR, Prentice Hall, 2007.

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
3
42
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
18
18
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
18
18
Final Exam
1
45
45
    Total
171

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

X
2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

X
4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

X
6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

X
7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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