1802 Strategic Organization Design
Maximilian Weis, MSc.
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
25.09.2019 bis 29.09.2019
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Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Montag 14.10.2019 10:00 - 14:00 TC.4.18
Mittwoch 16.10.2019 11:00 - 15:00 TC.5.28
Donnerstag 17.10.2019 09:30 - 13:30 TC.4.18
Montag 28.10.2019 10:00 - 14:00 D5.1.004
Mittwoch 30.10.2019 09:30 - 13:30 D5.1.003
Donnerstag 31.10.2019 10:30 - 13:00 D5.1.001
Montag 04.11.2019 10:00 - 11:30 EA.5.044

Inhalte der LV

Designing organizations to achieve strategic goals is a complex and central issue for managers. This course covers the core dimensions of strategic organization design, i.e. strategy, structure, processes, and people. It addresses central theoretical concepts within each dimension and interlinkages between them based on fundamentals of strategic management and organization theory. Continuous in-class discussions of real world examples and student presentations ensure practical application of the concepts and theories. Issues such as how managers can actively design and modify organizational parameters will be discussed.


Course content:

  • Dimensions of strategic organization design
    • What is strategy?
    • Organization structure and new forms of organizing
    • People in organizations (boards of directors, top executives, middle managers, employees)
    • Processes
  •  Interlinkages between dimensions of strategic organization design
  •  Organizational analysis
  • Discussion of many international company examples

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

Students will learn to analyze and address important strategic and organizational challenges. They will learn different theoretical perspectives and frameworks and how to combine them to understand strategic and organizational interlinkages. The course therefore integrates many issues that students have to handle in their prospective managerial jobs.


After completing this course students will have the ability to:

  • Discuss strategic organization design and the underlying dimensions from a comprehensive perspective
  • Explain basic theoretical concepts and models in strategic management and organization theory
  • Apply theoretical concepts and models to real world company situations
  • Analyze and critically evaluate central strategic decisions and organizational implications
  • Analyze various aspects and challenges of strategy and organization in practice


Apart from that, completing this course will contribute to students' ability to:

  • Improve their oral and written communication and presentation skills (in English)
  • Learn to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Learn to translate their insights to practical problems
  • Work on solutions for real-life case studies

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

≥ 80 % Attendance Requirement


  • Lecture with discussions 
  • Team Presentations
  • Final Exam 

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

  • Exam (50%)
  • Team Presentation (30%)
  • Oral Participation (20%)
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