BUS2031 : Managing Change
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Stefanie Reissner
- Demonstrator: Mr Paul Boyd
- Lecturer: Dr Allanah Johnston
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
This module seeks to give students a critical understanding of the theory and practice of managing change to equip them for a career in a constantly changing, globally connected world. Students will understanding of how classical and contemporary theories can help us to understand and management change .
Outline Of Syllabus
The module explores a range of pertinent and timely issues related to managing change, including:
1. Context of change
2. Definitions of change
3. Perspectives on change
4. Implementing change
5. Communicating change
6. Leading change
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||46||1:00||46:00||Preparation of individual assignment|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||20||1:30||30:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||46||1:00||46:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||6||1:00||6:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Student-led group activity||22||1:00||22:00||Preparation of group assignment|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||50||1:00||50:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Relevant theories and practices of organisational change will be introduced during the lectures. Further depth of learning will be achieved in seminars through group activities, case studies and debate.
Skills development will be achieved through individual and group activities in class and independent study. There will also be a requirement for students to work as part of a group and produce an assessed group report.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Report||2||M||60||Individual critical evaluation (2,500 words).|
|Written exercise||1||M||40||Group wiki assignment (1,500 words).|
|Poster||1||M||draft wiki assignment to be presented in class and written exercise - 'outline of report discussed in class|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The assessments have been designed to appraise breadth and depth of students’ understanding of the knowledge outcomes and their ability to relate them to practice through the application of the skills outcomes. Opportunities for formative assessment and feedback will be provided in class.