|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To provide learners with the skills to conduct and critically analyse organisational development, including its consequences on human resources management.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
The module investigates the forces driving organisational development. Core approaches and tools will be reviewed as well as the need for various categories of stakeholders to be involved and led through the evolution of an organisation.
The links between organisational development and supporting human resources practices will be critically assessed. Throughout the module, the relevant theoretical principles and models of change management, HRM and organisational behaviour will be considered and applied in a practical management context using case studies and real life examples.
Indicative Student Workload
|Mode of Delivery|
Taught Mode (T)
This module is delivered through a series of interactive teaching sessions with an emphasis on group activities. Case studies will be used all along the module.
Distance Learning Mode (DL)
This module is delivered by self directed learning from web-based learning materials, facilitated by group activities, case studies and on-line support.
Blended Learning Mode. For some programmes, this module may also be delivered by blended learning (face to face workshops supported by distance learning).
This module is assessed by portfolio coursework including reflection on contribution to module activities and learning.