Organisation Theory and Practice

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Organisation Theory and Practice

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Corporate Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course is designed to provide students with models and theories which are useful in explaining the structures, functioning, behaviour and performance of organisations and to make them aware of the application of these in practice The course will draw on material from the literature on Organisation Theory and Development, relevant case and research studies and the students own experiences

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Explain the structures, functioning, behaviour and performance of organisations
    2. discuss how the structures, functioning , behaviour and performance of organisations operate in practice
    3. Analyse and make recommendations for organisations on their structures, functioning , behaviour and performance

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.