This course prepares students to design organizations that adapt to environmental changes through innovation. Students will prepare a plan to incorporate innovation into organizational design to align an organization with a change in strategy. Other topics include the learning organization, authority and control, specialization and coordination, intrapreneurship, and lateral organizations.
This graduate course is 6 weeks.
This course has a prerequisite. Please see details in the Prerequisite section below.
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- Analyze the differences between classical organizational theory and modern organizational theory.
- Analyze the application of the bureaucratic approach.
- Determine metrics for organizational effectiveness.
- Define key elements of organizational structure, including structural dimensions.
- Explain how corporate, business, and bureaucratic structures relate to strategy.
- Evaluate the existing organizational design.
- Recommend strategies to reengineer the organizational structure.
- Evaluate the external environment and stakeholders.
- Evaluate the internal culture and stakeholders.
- Analyze the political, economic, social, and technological factors that may impact an organization.
- Recommend improvements to organizational relationships.
- Evaluate organizational size and relationship to structure.
- Identify stages of the organizational life cycle.
- Apply the organizational life cycle to industries.
- Determine strategies to maintain optimal stage.
- Analyze the impact of innovation and technological change on an organization.
- Determine the appropriate innovation process.
- Develop strategies to create a culture for innovation.
- Evaluate innovation in the global market.
- Determine how organizational change will impact internal and external stakeholders.
- Theorize the impact of behavior and leadership styles on organizational changes.
- Recommend corrective action needed to make continual improvement.
<p>This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.</p>
<p>During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript. If you have questions about meeting the prerequisite requirements for this course please contact an enrollment representative at 866-345-1800.</p>
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