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Graduate courses

Departments' graduate courses for PhD-students.

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Syllabus for

Academic year
SJO825 - Organisation and strategy
Organisation och strategi
 
Syllabus adopted 2019-02-19 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPMAR
7,5 Credits
Grading: UG - Pass, Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Shipping and Marine Technology
Department: 30 - MECHANICS AND MARITIME SCIENCES


Teaching language: English
Application code: 01115
Open for exchange students: Yes
Maximum participants: 35

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0114 Written and oral assignments 7,5c Grading: UG   7,5c    

In programs

MPNAV NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND OCEAN ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPMAR MARITIME MANAGEMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Monica Lund

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Eligibility

General entry requirements for Master's level (second cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

English 6 (or by other approved means with the equivalent proficiency level)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Course specific prerequisites

None.

Aim

The aim of the course is to develop generic management skills as well as interpersonal skills, such as the ability to convince and motivate people and to communicate analyses and recommendations in professional settings.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Knowledge and understanding
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of different schools within organization and management theory,
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of scientific methods relevant to managerial work and for organization studies

Skills and Abilities
- demonstrate the ability to critically and systematically analyze information
- demonstrate the ability to work independently
- demonstrate the ability to communicate in a professional context, both verbally and in writing

Judgement and approach
- demonstrate the ability to assess the social and ethical implications of management decisions and managerial work
- demonstrate an understanding of the importance of knowledge interests and of personal responsibility in professional roles

Content

- Managerial and operational logics
- Decision making and different knowledge interests
- Strategy and bureaucracy
- Corporations, influence, ethics and power
- Globalization, hierarchy and market models

Organisation

The course consists of lectures, seminars and activities designed to train application of management skills and strategy. 

Literature

See course home-page.

Examination including compulsory elements

Active
participation in mandatory activities
Hand-ins submitted on time: a 4-page Short Paper and a concluding 10-page essay.


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