BMGT2002S The Future of Organisations and Work

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module will introduce you to the management of organisations. Among the topics covered in the module include:Environment and organisations, technology and organisations, strategy and organisations, organisation structure and design, organisations for international operations, organisation design options - functional, product and matrix structures. The module provides for the blending of its theory and practice contents with the collective workplace experiences of the participants. To this end participants will be expected to contribute to critical reflection on their workplace experiences along with collaborative interpretation of such experiences in both classroom and study group settings. Advance preparation for classes and workshops will be an important feature, with readings and questions for reflection assigned at the commencement of the trimester.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

With reference to selected organisations, upon completion of this module you should be able to:Demonstrate an understanding and analysis of the fundamental aspects of organisation structure and design.Be familiar with various organisation structure design options, their applications and be able to undertake an evaluation of their appropriateness in different organisational contexts.Understand the various influences on organisation structure, including environment technology and strategy.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

20

Specified Learning Activities

85

Autonomous Student Learning

102

Total

207

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will attend classes for this module and have the opportunity to engage in active learning during these sessions. There will be in-class discussion and group work to analyse module concepts. Where appropriate, the module will incorporate case based learning. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

60

Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

40


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Ms Michele Connolly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor Jacob Eisenberg Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Alejandro Fernandez Castro Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Alejandro Fernandez Castro Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Alejandro Fernández Castro Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Antonio Garzon Vico Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Evelyn Roche Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor Karan Sonpar Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Paramesvaran Alahakone Tutor
Dr Christina Burke Tutor
Eric Clinton Tutor
Mrs Edna Eugenia Da Silva Tutor
Shirley Ho Tutor
John Hulpke Tutor
Ms Brona Russell Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Dr Teddy So Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor