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KAFP 3850 - Leadership, Organisations & Management: Happy Management or management in our fast moving

Type d'enseignement : Lecture alone

Semester : Spring 2018-2019

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

This course aims at equipping future managers with management skills applicable at the local, national and international levels, whether in the public, private or non-profit sectors. These skills will enable students to analyse and understand the processes of transformation at play in their environment, as well as to elaborate and implement reforms with using all the levers of transformation: change strategy, leadership, incentives, communication, negotiation. The objective of these course is to provide an introduction to the broad set of issues associated with management, leadership and transformation of organizations in the context of growing digitalisation, human and environmental concerns. It will include presentations by key leaders, on main managerial levers : human resources and talent management, finance and controlling levers, communities and innovation management. The course will focus on the human capital, which became the major stake of the companies. This human centrality will be illustrated through introduction to classical management systems (lean management) as well as alternative trends such as « Happy Management », « liberation management » or new projects management methods used to boost creativity, innovation and performance : design thinking, … The course will use a mix a pedagogical formats. For some sessions, the students will be given some books and/or articles to read to introduce the concepts to be presented. Group can be then invited to make the introduction. We will also have guests lecturers throughout the term, allowing questions and debates on specific topics.


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Course validation

Mid-term exam: online test - 30% of the final grade Final paper - 60% of the final grade Participation - 10% of the final grade