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Approx. 26 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Define the key organisational capabilities required for a firm’s positioning strategy as the anchoring point for leading an organisation

  • Assess the degree of alignment between key capabilities and organisational architecture (culture, structure, people practices, systems)

  • Identify the organisational misalignment issues that a leader should prioritize and focus their change plan on

  • Develop and present concrete, suitable, and feasible organisational change recommendations that can resolve organisational misalignment issues

Skills you will gain

Value ChainOrganisational leadershipOrganisational alignmentChange planning
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Approx. 26 hours to complete
English
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This course is part of the 100% online Global Master of Business Administration (Global MBA) from Macquarie University. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Organisational alignment

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 28 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Week 1 Outline - Organisational Alignment1m
Organisational alignment6m
The importance of key capabilities5m
How to identify key capabilities3m
Value chain analysis5m
Habit corner – sample2m
6 readings
Course overview1m
Learning activities and assessment1m
Explore organisational alignment40m
The importance of key capabilities15m
Explore key capabilities15m
Explore value chain analysis20m
1 practice exercise
Recall 115m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Organisational culture

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 29 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
What is organisational culture?3m
Why organisational culture is important5m
Types of organisational culture7m
Levers of cultural change10m
3 readings
Explore organisational culture30m
Explore strategic fit40m
Explore culture change30m
1 practice exercise
Recall: Organisational culture15m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Organisational structure

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Key trade-offs in organisational structure7m
Types of organisational structure6m
Advantages and disadvantages of different structure types8m
3 readings
Become a Global MBA learner10m
Explore key trade-offs20m
Explore types of organisational structure40m
2 practice exercises
Recall organisational structure15m
Week 3 quiz1h
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Organisational control systems

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 15 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
The four types of control systems6m
The balanced score card6m
3 readings
Explore types of control systems20m
Explore the balanced score card30m
Become a Global MBA learner10m
2 practice exercises
Recall: Organisational control systems15m
Week 4 quiz1h

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