Copenhagen, Denmark

Organization: Team Dynamics in Multinational Corporations

when 24 June 2024 - 26 July 2024
language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee DKK 6000

The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge of the dynamics of high performing global teams drawing on organization, communication and competence theories. During the course students will become familiar with organization, organizational design and organization behavior theories and methods to understand and analyze team collaboration in multinational corporations. Each session will focus on the application of a specific model for analysis in relation to a corporate case. Throughout the course students will also be challenged to apply and reflect on personal international experience and knowledge about team work.

Note: Students will be assigned a team first day in class and work with this team throughout the course.

Class 1. Global organisational challenges and corporate alignment

Class 2. High performance team communication - cohesion and conflict

Class 3. Stakeholder communication and knowledge sharing

Class 4. Organizational culture and leadership

Class 5. Power, decision-making and politics

Class 6. Perception, diversity and socialization

Class 7. Organisational design structure and processes

Class 8. Organizational change and development

Class 9. Motivation - why work?

Class 10 Work-life balance and well-being

Class 11 Teams in theory and practice – recap models –experiences

Course leader

Lisbeth Clausen - Department of Management, Society and Communication

Target group

This is a graduate level course. CBS Summer University courses at Copenhagen Business School is open to all and welcomes domestic and international students as well as professionals.

Course aim

Explain the challenges of global business managers of multinational corporations at the team level.

Define and solve a research question concerning high performing teams in a multinational with focus on organization, communication and competence.

Present and discuss the research question and findings in a clear and structured manner.

Explain and compare the organizational structure, and organizational behavior theories and models presented in the course.

Appropriately select theories and models in a framework to be applied to the practical case(s) (provided in the course) E.g. apply theories and models to describe team dynamics when doing global business in practice.

Discuss personal team learnings in light of course theory.

Credits info

7.5 EC
This is a 6-week course. You can combine up to two 6-week courses making 15 ECTS in total.
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Fee info

DKK 6000: Tuition fee for Open University students (EU/EEA/Swiss citizenship)
DKK 15000: Tuition fee for non-European students.