HSP489 Organizational Psychology

Code HSP489
Name Organizational Psychology
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Social Science
Academic staff Sandra Gudzuka, Silvija Rēvele
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Psychological characteristics of a manager. Psychological characteristics of a worker. Psychological theories of management. Organizational culture and its levels. Staff selection. Team building. Organization development..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The subject develops students' psychological competence in the organization and human work behavior: 1. Structure knowledge about the organization and human interaction. 2. Develop the use of psychological theory into practice. 3. Develop the skills of organization and personal behavioral assessment.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Understanding of the organization's functioning and the psychological aspects of human behavior. - Examination work. Case studies. Assignments. Test.
Understanding and behavioral skills in job interviews and assessment procedures. - Participation in role play. Own task managing.Test.
Understanding the psychology of the leader's actions, skills to manage group work. - Unassisted work. Analysis of the situation. Group tasks accomplishment.Test.
Understanding the culture of the organization, to carry out aerobatic skills in research and observation of the organization. - Unassisted work, case studies and modelling.Test.
Course prerequisites Not required.

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