Leading by Design
This course focuses on the macro level issues of organizational environment, strategy, and design. Students develop an understanding of different organizational designs - the formal arrangements that are intended to shape how work is to be done. The course analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of different organizational designs and demonstrates the importance of choosing an appropriate design for a specific strategy. It emphasizes the international business context and describes the challenges senior managers face in creating and modifying an international strategy. 3 credits. Online and on campus delivery. Prerequisite: Completion of the Foundation Studies 5000 level courses. Students cannot retain credits for both COMM 5401 and MGMT 5201.