Courses



Compulsory Modules according to § 7 (80 ECTS-Credits, 28 h)
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Compulsory Module 1: Approaches to Organization Studies (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The ability 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.
Compulsory Module 2: Organizational Design (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the mandatory course referred to in § 7 (1).
Learning Outcome: Knowledge of the structural and procedural aspects of organizational design; on this basis, students develop the ability to identify, conceptualize and evaluate context-specific methods of organizational design.
Compulsory Module 3: Communication and Conflict (10 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the mandatory course referred to in § 7 (1).
Learning Outcome: The skill to assess and respond to organizational conflict situations, along with the development of communicative competence in different contexts based on knowledge about the origins and development of intra-personal, inter-personal and grouprelated conflicts.
Compulsory Module 6: Organizational Knowledge and Management Development (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the mandatory courses referred to in § 7 (2 and 3).
Learning Outcome: The development of personal and organization-specific management competences, based on awareness gained of management theory, along with the methods and processes of knowledge development, knowledge transfer and the sharing of knowledge in organizations
Compulsory Module 7: Organizational Analysis: Research Methods (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the mandatory courses referred to in § 7 (2 and 3).
Learning Outcome: Students develop the competence to design and carry out empirical social research projects based on knowledge of the philosophy of science and research methods employed in the social sciences.
Compulsory Module 9: Konzeption der Masterarbeit (7.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Nach erfolgreicher Absolvierung des Moduls sind die Studierenden in der Lage, eine inhaltliche Kurzbeschreibung der geplanten Masterarbeit (Exposé) zu verfassen, einen zeitlichen Ablauf zu skizzieren, eine schriftliche Masterarbeitsvereinbarung abzuschließen und die Masterarbeit bei der Universitätsstudienleiterin bzw. dem Universitätsstudienleiter anzumelden.

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).