This module can be taken as both a  Short Course for Credit and Standalone Short Course.
Please go to the 'Upgrade to a professional qualification' section for more information.

To undertake this course you must have successfully completed the Induction module as a pre-requisite.

This module will assess and manage the impact of people on organisation success.

At a glance

  • Dates
    • 22 May - 04 Sep 2023
  • LocationOnline
  • Cost

    Short Course for Credit fee - £1,050


Course structure

Synchronous discussion; asynchronous forums supported with lectures and podcasts. Module wiki and tools.

What you will learn

On successful completion of this module a student should be able to:

  • Appraise stakeholder engagement and management tools and techniques as part of a stakeholder management strategy;
  • Assess the impact of organisational structure on successful delivery of a business output;
  • Evaluate the concept of the learning organisation with respects to stakeholder management strategy;
  • Distinguish organisational barriers to effective decision making;
  • Apply stakeholder management techniques to a representative case study.

Core content

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Organisational culture, power and resistance in organisations: organisational structures and design;
  • The concept of the learning organisation;
  • Tools and techniques for stakeholder engagement and management;
  • Organisational structures and their relationship to function and output.

Upgrade to a professional qualification

After successful completion of this Short Course for Credit, 10 credit points can be put towards either the Defence and Security (Engineering) or (Leadership and Management) or (Technology) MSc.

Find out more about short course credit points.


Robby Allen

How to apply

To apply for this course please use the online application form.

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