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MN4214   Management of Change

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass 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)

Scheduled learning hours: 26

Guided independent study hours: 174

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Prof K Ball