Module title: Organisational Change Management

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HRM09103
Module leader: Kirsteen Grant
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this module.

2019/0, Trimester 1, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Kirsteen Grant
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods and their alignment to LOs:
The module will be taught by lectures and tutorials (LO 1-5). Tutorials will involve group activities, case study exercises and student presentations. Tutorial times will also be used to provide guidance on the assessments, through academic writing workshops and exam question practice sessions (LO 1-5).

Embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills:
Students will develop their problem-solving, group working, presentation and time management skills. They will be required to carry out independent research for their tutorials and assignments. The academic writing workshop will develop their research, analytical and referencing skills.

Assessment (formative and summative):
Summative: Students are assessed by two individual reports and a final exam.
Formative: Tutorial topics will reflect the content of the reports. Students may submit a draft of their report for feedback on academic writing style. Students will also have the opportunity to submit an exam answer for feedback.

Research/ Teaching linkages:
Students will be required to carry out independent research to complete their assessments, and also in preparation for tutorials. They will be guided towards relevant academic sources during lectures. Where members of the teaching team have conducted research in relevant areas, this will be used to inform their teaching.

Supporting equality and diversity:
All module materials will be on Moodle, and can be provided in advance if required. A flexible approach will be taken in order to best meet the needs of individual students.

Internationalisation:
International examples will be used in class. Recommended textbooks also provide an international perspective.



Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 2
Independent Learning Guided independent study 174
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1 & 2 7 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face,
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: WEST LOTHIAN
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Rowan Steele
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
The module will be taught by lectures and tutorials (LO 1-4). Tutorials will involve group activities, case study exercises and student presentations. Tutorial times will also be used to provide guidance on the assessments, through academic writing workshops and exam question practice sessions (LO 1-4).

embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills:
Students will develop their problem-solving, group working, presentation and time management skills. They will be required to carry out independent research for their tutorials and assignments. The academic writing workshop will develop their researching, analytical and referencing skills.

assessment (formative and summative):
Summative: Students are assessed by two individual reports, and a final exam.
Formative: Tutorial topics will reflect the content of the reports. Students may submit a draft of their report for feedback on academic writing style. Students will also have the opportunity to submit an exam answer for feedback.

research/ teaching linkages:
Students will be required to carry out independent research to complete their assessments, and also in preparation for tutorials. They will be guided towards relevant academic sources during lectures. Where members of the teaching team have conducted research in relevant areas, this will be used to inform their teaching.

supporting equality and diversity:
All module materials will be on WebCT, and can be provided in advance if required. A flexible approach will be taken in order to best meet the needs of individual students.

Internationalisation:
International examples will be used in class. Recommended textbooks also provide an international perspective.


Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Face To Face Centrally Timetabled (Digital) Exam 2
Independent Learning Guided independent study 174
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1-2 7 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1-4 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

This module will critically assess theories of organisational culture and the psychological contract. It will analyse the principles of organisational development, and discuss the concepts of the learning organisation and Knowledge Management within the context of organisational change. It will examine a range of tools and techniques which can facilitate the change process, based on a number of theoretical models.


Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: To examine the complex nature of change and the role of change management
LO2: Analyse various theoretical models of organisational change, and apply them in appropriate ways
LO3: Critically assess the importance of addressing the cultural dimension of change.
LO4: Examine how the psychological contract is affected by and needs to be carefully managed during organisational change.
LO5: Examine reactions to change and consider strategies to manage these effectively.


Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HRM09103 - Organisational Change Management