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Organisational Culture and Change

Find out why a successful practice in one organisation is not successful in every organisation.

Organisational Culture and Change
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Develop an understanding of organisational culture and change

Develop your understanding of the definitions and types of organisational culture. You will identify the importance of change in organisations and explore the process, as well as external and internal drivers for that change.

You will also evaluate the importance of environmental management in modern construction organisations and consider the recent trends in the development of organisational behaviour management.

What topics will you cover?

  • Organisational culture
  • Types of culture
  • Importance of change in construction organisations
  • Drivers for organisational change
  • Contemporary developments on organisational behaviour
  • Health and safety
  • Sustainability
  • Lean construction
  • Gender and diversity
  • Technology

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore the definitions and different types of organisational culture
  • Identify the importance of change in organisations
  • Explore the process, and the external and internal drivers for organisational change
  • Identify the importance of various environmental management in modern construction organisations
  • Explore the recent trends in development of organisational behaviour management

Who is the course for?

This course is for students looking to understand the definitions and types of organisational culture, and identify the importance of change in organisations

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Laura, a Fellow of the HEA, holds the position of Lecturer in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, with over 10 years of experience. Her qualifications include a PhD, MSc and BSc

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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