COURSE SYNOPSIS This course exposes students to the concepts and techniques of organizational development and renewal aimed at improving organizational effectiveness. The roles of OD practitioners in planning and executing changes will be emphasized. A variety of organizational development interventions at the individual, team, and organizational level will be highlighted. COURSE OBJECTIVES 1. School of Management Semester II, Academic Session 2012/2013 2. To enhance students’ understanding of the need for organizational change, and the role of culture in the change process. To enhance students’ awareness of organizational development intervention strategies and its role in managing change for organizational effectiveness.
Bachelor of Management
LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the course, students would be able to: 1. Explain the relationship between organizational change and culture. Diagnose individual, group, and organizational issues using appropriate organizational development techniques.
Course Code: AOW359/4 - ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Venue: Lecture Hall “F” Day/Time: Tuesday/11.00am – 1.00 pm Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Aizzat bt. Hj. Mohd. Nasurdin Office/Telephone: Room 017, ext. 2548 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prerequisite: ATW 104, ATW 251, and AOW 354 COURSE EVALUATION Coursework Individual Assignments Group Project Group Presentation Mid-Semester Test Final Exam Total 1 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 60% 100%
*ASSESSMENT INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENTS GROUP CASE PROJECT GROUP COMPANY PROJECT PRESENTATION MID-SEM TEST FINAL EXAM
COURSE OBJECTIVES 1, 2 1,2 1,2
LEARNING OUTCOMES 1,2 1,2 1,2
LEVELS OF LEARNING K, C, AP K, C, AP, AN K, C, AP, AN
Mid-semester test (10%): Students will be tested on their knowledge and understanding of the concepts within the field of organizational development. The midsemester test usually takes about 1 hour and will be conducted before the mid-semester break. Final exam (60%) : The final exam is a 3-hour paper consisting of objective questions, caserelated questions, and essay questions. DESCRIPTION OF TEACHING-LEARNING METHODS: Lecture: Lectures will be conducted for each topics as designated in the course content. Tutorials: Weekly tutorials will be conducted. Case Study: Students will be assigned cases and they are supposed to identify problems associated with each case.This will help enhance learning. Students are encouraged to seek additional information through library search in solving problems identified in their cases. Presentation/Role Play: Students will be required to act as managers /consultants particularly when presenting their cases during tutorials. Library Search: Students are encouraged to seek additional information through library search in enhancing their understanding of the topics discussed in class.
1, 2 1, 2
1, 2 1, 2
K, C, AP, AN K, C, AP, AN, S, E
Levels of Learning: Knowledge (K) Comprehension (C) Application (AP) Analysis (AN) Synthesis (S) Evaluation (E)
DESCRIPTION OF ASSESSMENT: Coursework (40%) : Individual Assignments (10%): Students will be given several quizzes in a sequential manner. Group Case Project & Report (10%): Students are also required to analyze one case on a group basis. The case will be given by the instructor. Composition of the group should be diverse. Group Company Project Report & Presentation (10%): Each group will be required to present their findings on one particular company that has been initially assigned by the instructor. Students must be able to communicate their findings with confidence with the help of visual aids.
GROUP CASE PROJECT ANALYSIS AND REPORT REQUIREMENTS (10%) 1. Case analysis assignment is to be carried out in groups. Each group should have 4 members (appropriate numbers will be determined by the instructor). Group members should be heterogeneous comprising of both males and females as well as from different ethnic groups.
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