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MN4214 Management of Change

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

This module examines the process of change and how this process might be managed. Various models for bringing about planned change are analysed and their strengths and weaknesses highlighted. The issues of team building, participation and resistance to change will be addressed. Case studies enable the links between theory and practice to be made; these cases will focus on managing technical change, introducing cultural change and improving the quality of goods and services.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for all Management degrees, Management Science

UG Pre-requisite(s):MN2001 and MN2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 lectures (x 11 weeks) and 1 tutorial (x 4 weeks), and 2 optional consultative hours ( x 11 weeks)
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 26
  • Guided independent study: 174

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 60%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Prof K Ball
Module teaching staff:Prof K Ball