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Skills you will gain

Organization DesignStrategic ManagementBusiness StrategyOrganizational Structure

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

40%

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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 13 hours to complete
English

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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Structure Organizations

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 72 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
9 videos
Introduction3m
Definitions and Examples14m
Organizational Challenges10m
Strategic Organization Design9m
Structural Dimensions9m
Contextual Dimensions5m
Promoting Cooperation and Coordination14m
Wrap Up1m
2 readings
Course Overview10m
Book Chapter & Lecture Slides10m
3 practice exercises
Understanding Organizations30m
Basics of Organization Design30m
Structure Organizations30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Manage Complexity and Interdependence

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Definitions and Examples7m
Causes and Effects5m
Managing Interdependence5m
Channeling Individual Behavior7m
Designing Complementarities9m
Wrap Up1m
1 reading
Lecture Slides10m
3 practice exercises
Understanding Complexity30m
Managing Complexity30m
Complexity and Interdependence30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Understand your Surroundings

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Definitions and Examples9m
Environmental Challenges6m
Meeting Environmental Challenges17m
Why Industry Matters8m
Example: Knowledge Industries5m
Wrap Up1m
1 reading
Lecture Slides10m
3 practice exercises
Understanding the Firm Environment30m
Industry-Specific Design30m
Understand your Surroundings30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Decide on a Corporate Office

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Introduction4m
Improving Performance8m
Shared Services, Compliance and Combinations4m
A Form of Centralization6m
Scope of Decision-Making8m
Wrap Up1m
1 reading
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Corporate Office30m
Decide on a Corporate Office30m

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