PSY311 Organisational Psychology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
PSY311 Organisational Psychology 3 0 6
Prerequisite PSY103 It is a prerequisite to


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Course Objectives Understand the basic concepts of organizational psychology - Understand the theory, research and practice in organizational psychology - Understand the basic principles of selection and evaluation of staff performance - Expand their understanding of motivation and leadership - Understand the performance analysis of employment and job descriptions
Textbook Riggio, R. E. (2017). Introduction to industrial/organizational psychology (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall (ca 310 pg)
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
    Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. During semester students will be evaluated through their continuous work. Students will have assignments, final exam, midterm exam, one quiz, group research project and four assignments
    Week 1 Course overview
    Week 2 Introductory lecture on OP
    Week 3 Roots and History of organizational psychology Chapter 1 Riggio
    Week 4 Motivation Chapter 7 Riggio
    Week 5 Field assignment materials to be provided in class
    Week 6 Job satisfaction Chapter 8 Riggio
    Week 7 Mid term exam
    Week 8 Work Stress & Well-Being Chapter 9 Riggio
    Week 9 Counterproductive Work Behaviors (fluctuation and absentism) Chapter 9 Riggio
    Week 10 quiz
    Week 11 Communication, Work Groups & Teams Chapter 10 and 11 Riggio
    Week 12 Leadership and management /expert from practisse visit Chapter 12
    Week 13 Organizational structure and development Chapter 13 and 14 Riggio
    Week 14 Organisational Culture & Organizational Climate Chapter 13 and 14 Riggio
    Week 15 Group project – HR department development
    Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
    Final Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4,5,6
    Semester Evaluation Compenents
    in-term exam 1 20 1,2
    group project 1 20 1,2,3,4
    assignments 2 20 5,6
    quiz 1 10 5,6
    ***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
     Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
    Lecture Hours 3 15 45 In-term Exam Study 9 1 9
    Assignments 5 2 10 Final Exam Study 20 2 40
    Tutorials 1 15 15 Term Project/Presentation 8 2 16
    Home Study 1 15 15 Home Study 1 15 15
            Total Workload Hours = 165
    *T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
    Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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