Courses



Compulsory Modules according to § 7 (72.5 ECTS-Credits, 28 h)
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Approaches to Organization Studies (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Competence to differentiate between research approaches and traditions in organization studies and to analyze the social, cultural, and historical influences on organization studies and organizational practice.
Organizational Design (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the compulsory modules according to § 7 Para 2 No 1, i.e. "Approaches to Organization Studies".
Learning Outcome: Knowledge of the structural and procedural aspects of organizational design; on this basis, students acquire the competence to identify, conceptualize and evaluate context-specific methods of organizational design.
Communication and Conflict (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the compulsory modules according to § 7 Para 2 No 1, i.e. "Approaches to Organization Studies".
Learning Outcome: Knowledge of the origins and unfolding of intra-personal, inter-personal and group related conflicts; on this basis, students acquire the competence to assess and cope with organizational conflict situations and to communicate in different contexts.
Organizational Knowledge and Management Development (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the compulsory modules according to § 7 Para 2 No 4 and § 7 Para 2 No 5, i.e. "Interventions in Organizations and Organizational Dynamics and Change" as well as one of the elective courses according to § 8 Para 1.
Learning Outcome: Knowledge of management theory as well as the methods and processes of how knowledge is developed, transferred and shared in organizations; on this basis, students develop personal and organization-specific management competences.
Organizational Analysis: Research Methods (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the compulsory modules according to § 7 Para 2 No 4 and 5, i.e. "Interventions in Organizations and Organizational Dynamics and Change" as well as one of the elective modules according to § 8 Para 1.
Learning Outcome: General knowledge of the philosophy of science and research methods employed in the social sciences; on this basis, students develop the competence to design and carry out empirical social research projects.
Master Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive evaluation of the master thesis.
Learning Outcome: Reflection on the master thesis in the context of the Master Program in Organization Studies.
Oral defense of the master thesis.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).