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Course Details in 2018/19 Session

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Module Title LM Corporate Governance and Organisation
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 30487
Module Lead TBC
Level Masters Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Description Managers and leaders working in organisations face issues and dilemmas on a daily basis. This module will demonstrate to students how should they proceed, how organisations they work in affect their decisions and the implications of their decisions. The module will also cover organisation structures, the difference between leading and managing, governance of organisations, including the role and composition of the board, organisational culture, particularly the differences in national cultures, stakeholders and their expectations, corporate social responsibility and ethics, dealing with complexity and the implications this has for behaviour, leadership and managing change.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Understand the importance of corporate governance, social responsibility and ethical behaviour in a dynamic world.
  • Explain the way in which leadership, organisational structure and culture support and enhance strategy formulation
  • Explain the role of the board, non executive directors and evaluate the increasing problems associated with multi-agency
  • Critically evaluate the importance of stakeholder management in the overall governance of an organisation
Assessment 30487-01 : 2500 Assignment : Coursework (75%)
30487-02 : Group Presentation : Presentation (25%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments: 2500 word individual assignment (75%) and group presentation (25%)
Reassessment: 2500 word individual assignment
Other Based on Singapore-based module 07 29076
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