Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302008912017DIVERSITY MANAGEMENTElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course will cover key issues, concepts and theories in diversity management and organizational culture. Second, the course will review cultural variations, business strategies and management styles.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1Audit organizational culture and identify underlying assumptions that influence how diversity is managed.
2Discuss and research the importance of cultural diversity to the global manage
3Research, design and present a business case for diversity.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Primary concepts, topics and theories on organization culture and diversity management will be covered during the courses. Moreover, cultural diversity, business strategies and management approaches will be discussed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2Dimensions of Diversity
3Race, Class, Gender and Culture I
4Race, Class, Gender and Culture II
5Changing Demographics and Organizational Culture
6Diversity in Organizational Culture
7Dominant Ideal Employee characteristics
8MIDTERM
9Workforce Trends
10Organizational Structures & Systems; Policy & Practice I
11Organizational Structures & Systems; Policy & Practice II
12Organizational Diversity
13Strategies for Cultural Diversity in Organizations
14Multiculturalism and the Global Organization
15Diversity in International Management
16FINAL
Recommended or Required Reading
Harvey, Carol and Allard, June M., Understanding and Managing Diversity, Readings, Cases and Exercises, Pearson India, 2015. Cox, T., Jr., Creating the Multicultural Organization, Jossey-Bass, 2007.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16348
Individual Study for Homework Problems515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10330
Individual Study for Final Examination20360
Reading515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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