Module title: Organisational Change Management

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

Module code: HRM09403
Module leader: Rowan Steele
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management
Prerequisites

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2019/0, Trimester 1, Online, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Online
Location of delivery: WORLDWIDE
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Rowan Steele
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
You will be provided with responsive, engaging and interactive online learning materials which will include a general introduction to the topic and how to study the module online, together with core academic theory relating to the topic. You will also be directed to a variety of electronic sources including e-books, e-journals and other web-based resources, to support your learning. A mix of reflective exercises, case studies and self-assessment questions (with diagnostic feedback) for each unit will help to engage you in the learning process, and the online materials will encourage you to reflect on your own experiences and learning. You will be encouraged to form your own independent groups and to interact via the VLE through discussion forums.

To support your learning, you will have access to:
• A weekly ‘virtual office hour’ – module leaders will be available for synchronous contact.
• Module specific materials which will comprise of the undernoted:
o A module introduction/overview, including learning outcomes, and summary of key points
o Eleven units of learning - an introductory unit, followed by ten subject specific units.
o Narrated PPTs, covering key learning points for each unit
o Podcasts/vodcasts further explaining key concepts (where appropriate)
o Recorded keynote lectures/guest speakers (as appropriate)
o Case Studies and outline solutions
o Two online discussions instigated and moderated by the module leader
o Self-Assessment Questions
o Reflective Exercises
o End of Unit Progress tests
o Links to core module academic materials; book chapters / journal articles / case materials etc.
o Examples of assessments - & outline solutions
o A database of Frequently Asked Questions

You are encouraged to identify key skills areas and relate these to your own personal and professional development throughout the module.


Learning & Te

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)
Online Guided independent study 4
Independent Learning Guided independent study 196
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Digital Examination 10 1-5 1 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Report 90 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
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 the notion of the learning organisation and its impact on change
LO5: Examine reactions to change and consider strategies to manage these

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
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