MSc in Managing People, Knowledge and Change

Lund University

Program Description
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MSc in Managing People, Knowledge and Change

Lund University

Programme overview

To make a change requires good leadership. This programme will provide you with a better understanding of the various challenges facing the practising manager and consultant. It features a solid combination of both in-depth business knowledge and knowledge of human resources.

The programme draws inspiration from the internationally recognised research areas of the lecturers on the programme. These include the fields of knowledge management, identity in organisations, organisational culture, and leadership and change. In particular, the programme emphasises the strategic nature of the contemporary challenges associated with managing organisations and work. You will learn how to apply the theoretical concepts, models and tools to solve real problems as they may appear in organisations.

The course also aims at introducing, explaining and applying the methodological aspects of studying organisations, especially in terms of interventions aimed at bringing about organisational change.

We adopt a student-centred approach to teaching and learning. The aim is to increase your capacity for advanced problem solving, resulting in better decision-making abilities. Our courses are based on state-of-the-art research in each particular field, and we encourage students to improve their skills in terms of both critical thinking and practical application.

This programme is designed for students who would like to master the process of organisational changeand how to make it happen as a leader, manager or consultant.

Programme modules/courses

Core courses (7.5 credits each): Knowledge Work and Organisation; Organisational Development; Research Methods; Leadership. Two of the following electives (7.5 credits each): Corporate Social Responsibility; Managing Creativity and Innovation; Strategic Human Resource Management. The programme ends with a degree project (15 credits).

Career prospects

The Master’s Programme in Managing People, Knowledge and Change enables you to pursue a career in fields such as management consultancy, strategy, human resources and general management.

The programme provides knowledge and experiences that will prepare graduates for future management positions in a broad range ofindustries and organisations.

Read more about this programme on www.lunduniversity.lu.se/managing-people-knowledge-change

Why Lund University?

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. The University ranks among the world's top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019 and is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, sustainable and democratic countries.

If you would like to start building your international network in a global classroom setting, Lund University is a great option. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as one of the best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate in-depth learning.

The University is located in Lund, a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes away from Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is also home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

Learn more about Lund University at www.lunduniversity.lu.se

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Last updated October 8, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2019
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1 year
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Sweden - Lund, Skåne County
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