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Organisational Management and Control

Course content

The course is broken down into the two elements of Organization Theory & Design, and Management Control, which will be covered in the above order.

Organization theory & design

  • Types of organization design
  • Centralization, decentralization and specialization
  • Types and forms of organizational change
  • Implementing organizational change

Management control

  • Conventional management control (responsibility centers, budgeting, financial performance metrics)
  • Performance measurement systems (non-financial metrics, link to strategy and organisation design, bottom-up use of performance measurement)

Two of the teaching hours in this course are dedicated to CSR, ethics, social and environmental issues.


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