People, Work & Organisations
▸Short course content:
The People, Work and Organisations (PWO) course examines a range of ideas that provide insights into how people behave at work and provide managers with the opportunity to apply theoretical principles to real life organisational issues.
Throughout the course, students are encouraged to think critically about their role as managers and to reflect on their practice in light of relevant theory.
▸Topics covered by the course:
Topics of the PWO course include understanding why people behave the way they do, what motivates people at work, how to develop and manage effective teams in diverse settings, how to design an effective structure and create a stimulating organisational culture, how to drive organisational change and leverage social networks, among others.
The course is divided into eight modules which introduce the key schools of thought in organisational behaviour before exploring how human behaviour at work is affected by individual, team and organisational factors. The course concludes with a detailed case study that allows students to draw on their knowledge of organisational behaviour and recommend interventions to improve performance.
The course provides managers with an overview of relevant economic issues in a business context. The course starts by outlining fundamental economic concepts and examining the workings of the market system. Different market structures and their impact on organisations are reviewed and the role of government in the economy is examined. Relevant aspects of the macroeconomy are introduced with a focus on business impact and decision-making. This is followed by an exposition of international economic issues. The course ends with a research activity that will pull all the strands of the course together, and prepare students fully for the assessment.
On completion of this course students will be able to:
∙ Show critical awareness of historical, current and future developments in the field of organizational behaviour
∙ Appreciate how the organisational context is influenced by social, political, cultural, technological and environmental factors
∙ Explain the factors that affect workplace behaviour taking into account individual differences, group dynamics and organisational culture and design
∙ Apply an understanding of workplace behaviour to diverse organisational contexts
∙ Analyse workplace scenarios and recommend individual, group or organisational level interventions to improve performance ∙ Critically evaluate the role of management and how management behaviour can impact on individual, team and organisation performance
∙ Reflect on their own behaviour at work and the impact of their behaviour on others.
▸Who will benefit from the course:
▸ senior management, CEO, COO
▸ line managers, heads of departments, project leaders
May, 06 2023 • Tutoring format: distance learning in groups*
• Duration: 2,5 months
• Exam: request for possible date
• Classes: on Saturdays or Sundays, 2 times a month
*Depending on the situation, learning partner campus can also offer tutor classes in Kyiv
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Course tutor - Olena Sergeeva
MBA programme tutor of Edinburgh Business School since 2009.
Creator and leader of courses and programs on leadership development and people and team management skills for business and the public sector (Metro Cash&Carry, Ferrexpo, European Business Association, Ukrnaftogaz, Ukrenergo, NATO Office in Ukraine, etc.).
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Master of Management in Education, Rutgers University, USA. Certified Coach with Coach Training Alliance, USA.
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- The cost of the People, Work and Organisations course $2980
The cost includes admission to Edinburgh Business School, in-service support, course materials, tutoring remotely, registration for the exam and obtaining an international certificate from Heriot-Watt University after passing the course and exam.
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