You will be introduced to underpinning theories and tools that are instrumental in the practice of state-of-the-art organisation development. You will also gain a background theoretical and practical knowledge that will enable you to competently undertake organisation development.
The Organisational Change module on the masters in Organisation Development and Facilitation will give you a clear grounding in the principles and practice of change management in organisations.
It will enhance your understanding of issues and controversies in the management of change, transition and transformation. You will also gain a base for the development of your abilities that will be used in order to play an effective role in strategic organisational change.
The Organisational Assessment and Diagnostics module on the masters in Organisation Development and Facilitation will provide you with the assessment and diagnostic skills that will help support organisational change.
You will gain the skills and knowledge to enable you to respond to the constant change that many organisations are facing. You will also get a comprehensive understanding of the major organisation development diagnostic tools and techniques that are used in planning organisation development and change.
The Appreciative Inquiry module on the masters in Organisation Development and Facilitation will look at a specific approach to organisational problem-solving that tries to highlight strengths and appreciate the things at which the organisation excels.
You will focus on appreciating strengths based on the 4-D approach of Discovery, Dream, Design and Destiny. You will also be required to adopt a different but complementary set of skills to help empower organisational members.
The Coaching and Facilitation module on the masters in Organisation Development and Facilitation will provide you with the facilitation and coaching skills needed to support individuals and groups through organisational change.
It will deepen your understanding of the need and role of facilitation and coaching in driving organisation development. It will also form the basis of your ability to become a proficient change leader and manager.
The Consultancy module on the masters in Organisation Development and Facilitation focuses on consultancy processes, skills and interventions that can be used when working with organisations implementing change.
It aims to enhance your understanding of the consulting process and the skills associated with acting as an internal or external consultant. It will also provide you with the basis on which to develop your ability to play an effective role in helping organisations realise change.
Southampton Management School has an excellent international reputation for the analytical study of management and business. Studying an MSc Management masters degree, or other postgraduate option, will introduce you to new concepts and knowledge, which can make all the difference in the job market.
All our degrees are taught by research-active academics who are also directly tackling business challenges outside the seminar room and put theory into practice every day.
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