BUS2031 : Managing Change
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Stefanie Reissner
- Demonstrator: Ms Lysa Morrison
- Lecturer: Mr Harsh Jha, Dr Robert Allen
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
This is an optional module for BA Hons Business Management (N200) students only).
This module seeks to give students an understanding of the theory and practice of organisational change so that they can undertake and manage it effectively. It will expose students to a range of theories and practical tools for managing change, encouraging them to think critically about the realities of change and to what extent common theories and tools may be helpful. It will offer students opportunities to reflect on their own experiences of change and strategies for dealing with it.
Outline Of Syllabus
1. Causes of change
2. Intentions and realities of change
3. Emotions of change
4. Making sense of change
5. Designing change
6. Perspectives on change
7. Implementing change
8. Communicating change
9. Sustaining change
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||64:00||64:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||1:00||12:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||24||1:00||24:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Relevant theories of organisational change will be introduced during the lectures with further depth of learning achieved through group activities, case studies, debates and reflection in seminars and independent study.
Skills development will be achieved through individual and group activities. There will also be a requirement for students to work as part of a group and practice their oral presentation skills in class.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||2||M||60||Individual Critical evaluation (2,500 words).|
|Report||1||M||40||Group practical project (1,500 words).|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The assessment will be designed for assessment of the breadth and depth of students’ understanding of the knowledge outcomes and their ability to relate them to practice through the application of skills outcome.