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Module Title LI Change Management
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Management
Module Code 07 34378
Module Lead Professor Jo Duberley and Dr.Vaishali Saple
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-33 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Guided independent study-157 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description The aim of this module is to inform students’ thinking on the nature, degree, processes and management of organisational change. Highlighting numerous models and approaches to organisational change, the module examines, through case analysis, interpersonal, group and organisational issues associated with change management in a number of organisational arenas.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the main competing models of organisational change and the main elements of quality management theory and practice
  • identify contemporary issues in organisational change and understand how change affects different organisational elements and levels
  • apply theoretical models to analyse organisational change cases; Implement and operationalise quality management tools and techniques
  • critically appraise the relative strengths and weaknesses of models of change and understand the organisational, cultural and identity issues implicit in the deployment of the quality management tools and techniques
  • present an analytical and critical perspective of contemporary issues in managing quality
  • analyse and critically evaluate quality management concepts and techniques practised within a variety of organisations
Assessment 34378-01 : Group Presentation : Coursework (50%)
34378-02 : Exam : Exam (School Arranged) - Written Unseen (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 2 hour exam (50%) and Group Project Report (50%)
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