Organization Design

Course Description

Since we live in times of dynamic stability, organizational darwinism and organizations orientation on core business and outsourcing, besides application of network, virtual and process organizations, the aim of this course is to familiarize students with all relevant organizational design elements and methods of organizational design. In-depth study will include the characteristics of organizational structures, business processes and jobs of different companies and other organizations, with respect to their size, activity, geographic spreading and types of connections. Students will also be acquainted with the organizational design methodology.

General Competencies

Knowledge that students are going to adopt on this course is universally applicable on every company, bank, and institution both in the profit or non-profit sector.

Learning Outcomes

  1. explain the importance and the role of organizations in everyday life
  2. identify key design elements of organizations
  3. illustrate various types of organizational structures
  4. analyze and evaluate current organizational solution
  5. apply various tools for designing organizations
  6. reorganize and improve existing organizations
  7. identify business processes
  8. analyze jobs within an organisation

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Exams

Experimental Exercises

Consultations

Seminars

Acquisition of Skills

Other Forms of Group and Self Study

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Comment: Percent of Grade
Class participation 0 % 20 % 0 % 0 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 40 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 40 %
Exam: Written 100 % 100 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Introduction to the Course
  2. Definition and theories of organizations
  3. External design elements
  4. Internal design elements: strategy and technology
  5. Internal design elements: size, lifecycle, people, location
  6. Designing organizational structure
  7. Designing organizational structure
  8. Designing organizational structure
  9. Designing organizational structure
  10. Business process design
  11. Business process design
  12. Business process design
  13. Work design
  14. Work design
  15. Work design

Study Programmes

Control Engineering and Automation -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Control Engineering and Automation -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Electrical Engineering Systems and Technologies -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Electrical Engineering Systems and Technologies -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Electrical Power Engineering -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Electrical Power Engineering -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Electronic and Computer Engineering -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Electronic and Computer Engineering -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Electronics -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Electronics -> Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Profile)

Information Processing -> Information and Communication Technology (Profile)

Information Processing -> Information and Communication Technology (Profile)

Telecommunication and Informatics -> Information and Communication Technology (Profile)

Telecommunication and Informatics -> Information and Communication Technology (Profile)

Wireless Technologies -> Information and Communication Technology (Profile)

Wireless Technologies -> Information and Communication Technology (Profile)

Software Engineering and Information Systems -> Computing (Profile)

Software Engineering and Information Systems -> Computing (Profile)

Computer Engineering -> Computing (Profile)

Computer Engineering -> Computing (Profile)

Computer Science -> Computing (Profile)

Computer Science -> Computing (Profile)

Literature

Sikavica, P., Hernaus, T. (2011.), Dizajniranje organizacije, Novi informator
Sikavica, P. (2011.), Organizacija, Školska knjiga
Daft, R. L. (2007.), Understanding theory and design of organizations, South-Western Thomson
Galbraith, J. R. (2002.), Designing Organizations, Jossey-Bass

Grading System

2 ECTS
L1 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lecturers
0 Exercises
0 Laboratory exercises

Grading

87 Excellent
75 Very Good
63 Good
51 Acceptable