The objective of this module is to understand and recognise the various levels of change within an organisation and to appreciate the impact change can have on staff and on the motivation and productivity of a group. Students will be required to engage and reflect on events happening in the business world around them and produce creative solutions to challenges emerging.

12 months long | Credits: 5

To understand and recognise the various levels of change within an organisation and to appreciate the impact change can have on staff and on the motivation and productivity of a group. Students will be required to engage and reflect on events happening in the business world around them, and to produce creative solutions to challenges emerging.
(Language of instruction: English)

Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss and analyse the impact of Change Management as a key contemporary business skill.
  2. Define organisational change, and discuss change levers and interventions.
  3. Apply change models and frameworks to different situations and contexts.
  4. Identify the most appropriate style of management when faced with a set of circumstances.
  5. Interpret attitudes and behaviours towards organisational change and identify problems facing change agents.
Assessments

This module's usual assessment procedures, outlined below, may be affected by COVID-19 countermeasures. Current students should check Blackboard for up-to-date assessment information.

  • Department-based Assessment (100%)
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Lecturers / Tutors
The above information outlines module SC6110: "Management of Organisational Change" and is valid from 2018 onwards.
Note: Module offerings and details may be subject to change.

By completing this module, students can return to their workplace and drive recovery and sustainability in their industry by:

  • Discussing and analysing the impact of Change Management as a key contemporary business skill.
  • Defining organisational change and discussing change levers and interventions.
  • Applying change models and frameworks to different situations and contexts.
  • Identifying the most appropriate style of management when faced with a set of circumstances.
  • Interpreting attitudes and behaviours towards organisational change & identifying problems facing change agents.

Contact Information

Apply to: sarah.omahony@nuigalway.ie 

loraine.kavanagh@nuigalway.ie (Programme Leader)

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