ADM825 Special Issues in Organization and Management

ADM825 Special Issues in Organization and Management

Course code: 
Course name: 
Special Issues in Organization and Management
Program of study: 
Master i samfunnsendring, organisasjon og ledelse
Course name in Norwegian Bokmål: 
Special Issues in Organization and Management
Level of study: 
Teaching semester: 
2021 Autumn
Assessment semester: 
2021 Autumn
Language of instruction: 
Norwegian, English
Language of examination: 
Norwegian, English
Language of litterature: 
Norwegian, English
Course content

Each seminar adresses a specific topic in organization or management theory.

Examples of possible topics:

  • Organisations and Strategy: Theory and Practice
  • Reform and Theories of Organizational Change
  • Institutional Theories of Organization
  • Organizational governance
  • Globalization and the Circulation of Management Ideas
  • Managing Innovation in a Digitized World
  • Management of Teams
  • Currents in Reputation Management

The exact program and reading list for the seminar will be available before each seminar

Learning outcome

After finishing the seminar series, the students will have gained a broader and deeper level of skills and understanding in several fields of organization and management science. Based on the students previous knowledge within the field gained through ADM715, the seminar series provides additional and specialized theoretical and technical capabilities that will help the students in the research process for the master thesis.

Working and learning activities

Each seminar is usually taught Monday to Friday in one week or some seminars run for two weeks in a row or with some weeks in between the two weeks. Usually the instruction will be a mix of lectures, assignments, group work and discussions. 75% attendance is mandatory to all classes.


Normally, 3 hour written exam at the end of week

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Attendance for teaching Not required
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Other assessment form, describe in comment fieldIndividual -Letter (A - F)100 -
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Course nameCredit reduction
ADM900100 %
Course name:ADM900
Credit reduction:100 %