Design and Management of Change and Innovation 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThis course provides students an understanding of change leadership, sustainable project management and innovation. The course provides frameworks to create and stimulate transition and transformation in private enterprises and not-for-profit organizations. The course pays attention to the challenges of change management when coupled with project management and innovation. The content reflects the following aspects including:
- Approaches and tools for the design and management of change and sustainable projects
- Approaches and tools for innovation through management of projects oriented toward sustainability
- The leadership of change and transformation
- Perspectives on resistance to change
- Case analysis of change projects and project management for sustainability
Connection to Research and Practice
The course is based primarily on contemporary research on various topics related to change management, innovation, and project management for sustainability. Contemporary and important research publications including books and journal articles form the main component of the literature in the course. Through the analysis and application of the selected research materials, the students explore deeper into each topic and learn about the various issues and implications of change, innovation and project management from a theoretical as well as practical perspective.
Discussions in the classroom are always supported by presenting cases and examples from practice as well as research. Additionally, by engaging in the group based, project work which includes application oriented seminars or case studies or collaboration with enterprises.
PrerequisitesGeneral entry requirement and 30 credits in Business Administration or equivalent.
Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: JDCK17
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School
Previous and ongoing course occasions
Type of courseProgram
SemesterAutumn 2023: Oct 30 - Jan 14
Rate of Study50%
Course coordinatorDuncan Levinsohn
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students12500kr