Discussion of management concepts and learning organisation; - reflections on group dynamics, psychodynamics and organisational dynamics in change management;
- aspects of power, position and organisational dynamics in stakeholder management; applied project management (evaluation, negotiation, group reflection of participants' current PM challenges); - description of practical case studies;
- development and evaluation of interventions
Mode of delivery
face to face
Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools
Hällgren, M. / Söderholm, A. (2012). Projects-as-Practice. New Approach, New Insights. In: Morris, P. / Pinto, J. / Söderlung, J. (2012). The Oxford Handbook of Project Management. Oxford University Press. p. 500-518.
Krainz, E. E. / Rabl, T. (2014). Here and Beyond. Management as a “Borderline Syndrome”. In: Journal „Challenging Organisations and Society.reflective hybrids® (COS) Volume 3, Issue 1, p. 459-474.
Krainz, E. E. (2011). The indispensability of organisational consciousness. In H. Lenhard, C. Conaco (eds.), Management and HR development – a humanistic approach for integration: post graduate studies in intercultural cooperation (24-30). Kassel: kassel university
Krainz, E. E. (2009). The Concept of Social Competences: Current research activities and a training series for assessors in Austria. Paper submitted at the IPMA Expert Seminar Zurich, Switzerland. 12-13 Feb. 2009. p.70-78.
Lobnig, H. (2009 ). Strategy Work in an International Setting. In: Buono, A. Grossmann, R. Lobnig, H. Mayer, K (Eds) (2011): The Changing Paradigm of Consulting: Adjusting to the Fast-Paced World. Charlotte NC: Information Age Publishing
Lobnig, H. (2009 ). Focusing the Network Business Case: Making Use of Teamwork-Key Issues in Collaborative Systems and Consulting Networks. In: Buono, A. Grossmann, R. Lobnig, H. Mayer, K (Eds) (2011): The Changing Paradigm of Consulting: Adjusting to the Fast-Paced World. Charlotte NC: Information Age Publishing
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Practice class: lecture, case studies, discussion
Assessment methods and criteria
Assessment on the quality of students' assignments, presentations, discussions etc.