Welcome to the Organization Design Course!
- Course will start on week 9, first lecture Tuesday 28th February!
- You must attend the first session to ensure your place in the course!
- Ensure that you have gone through the MODULE 1 material & readings before Tuesdays lecture!
- Lectures are hybrid, Workshops are on-site only
- Final module of the course is split in two weeks due to Spring Break
- Meeting ID: 661 6946 5860
- Passcode: 160159
- Organization Design, MNGT-C1010, AALTO BIZ
- Teaching language: English
- Credits: 6 ECTS
- Teaching period IV
- Bachelor's level course
- No prerequisites
- It is recommended to take this course as close to Bachelor's Thesis as possible, as we will cover a lot of article based materials and help you to read academic material purposefully
- Minimum of 70% participation needed due to interactive tasks
Teaching will be carried out with learning centered theory-practice combination. Every Tuesday we will cover theoretical basis and on Thursdays we will practice how this theory is taken into practice with case studies, exercises, and frameworks. We combine lectures, small group discussion, reflection, and individual learning assignments to reach the ambitious learning objectives of each week.
We have invited a number of guest lecturers to get additional perspectives to our topics (see modules below).
Evaluation and deliverables
Course deliverables include: 1) weekly assignments, 2) active participation, and 3) in-class exam.
final grade for the course is based on the grade for the assignments (40%), participation (10%), and the
grade for the written exam (50%)
Course content is divided to modules: one week is one module, as follows:
- MODULE 1: Basics of Organization design
- MODULE 2: Strategy and organization design
- MODULE 3: People and culture in organization design
- MODULE 4: Historical embeddedness of organization forms
- MODULE 5: Initiating and "doing” the change
- MODULE 6: New perspectives and overview
Week 9: Module 1 (27.2-5.3.) - Basics of Organization design
Tuesday 13-15 (Lecture)
Guest Lecture on Tuesday 4.4.: Reima Launonen (PhD Researcher in University of Helsinki, Consultant)