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The changing Organization

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

About the course

The purpose of this course is to gain a better understanding of how different forms of organizational changes are planned, implemented and evaluated, and the mechanisms that affect the outcome of these changes. The course includes work and organizational psychology perspective on both continuous change cycles as well as planned changes, related from an employee, leadership, and professional perspective. The course also takes into account the conditions related to a life of changing work, such as psychosocial work environment. Application of the theory are exercises and practical examples. The course includes lectures, seminars, individual and group assignments, where some elements are mandatory and aims to increase knowledge and understanding of how theory and practice are linked.

Application and eligibility

The changing Organization, 7.5 hp

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Lectures begin on week starting 21 January 2019


Lectures end during the week of 25 March 2019

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Mathematics 2a/2b/2c, Civics 1b/1a1+1a2, or Mathematics B, Civics A


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 15 October 2018. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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