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EG5049: ORGANISATIONS AND PEOPLE (2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 17:52


Course Overview

This course introduces students to the problems of organisational life.  The organizing concept for this course is the re-framing situations  whereby students will learn to understand work / business situations through four lenses (organisational structure, organisational culture, power & politics, and HR).  

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits
Campus Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr John Cavanagh

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Computing Science (CS) (Studied) or Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No


Course Description

This course introduces students to the problems of organisational life.  The organizing concept for this course is the re-framing situations  whereby students will learn to understand work / business situations through four lenses (organisational structure, organisational culture, power & politics, and HR). 

 

Students will be expected to draw on and share personal experiences of the topics covered through discussion of case studies.  

Further Information & Notes

For students studying for MSc Project Management

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Project Management (Distance Learning)

Contact Teaching Time

35 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: 1 three hour examination (50%) and continuous assessment (50%).

Resit: The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded.

Formative Assessment

Feedback

Students will be given feedback via MyAberdeen on their quiz scores and discussion postings.  This feedback is intended to help them prepare for the final exam.

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