Facts about the course

ECTS Credits:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Course Leader:
Hallgeir Gammelsæter
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

ADM825 Special Issues in Organization and Management (Autumn 2020)

About the course

Each seminar adresses a specific topic in organization or management theory.
Examples of possible topics:

  • Organisations and Strategy: Theory and Practice

  • Theories of Organizational Change

  • Institutional Theories of Organization

  • Organizational governance

  • Globalization and the Circulation of Management Ideas

  • Managing Innovation in a Digitized World

The exact program for the seminar series will be available before semester start.a

The course is connected to the following study programs

Reduction of Credits

This course’s contents overlap with the following courses. A reduction of credits will occur if one of these courses is taken in addition:

Course Reduction of Credits
ADM900 – Forms of Organization and Management 7.5

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

After finishing the seminar series, the students will have gained a broader and deeper level of skills and understanding in several fields of organization and management science. Based on the students previous knowledge within the field gained through ADM715, the seminar series provides additional and specialized theoretical and technical capabilities that will help the students in the research process for the master thesis.

Forms of teaching and learning

Each seminar is usually taught Monday to Friday in one week or some seminars run for two weeks in a row or with some weeks in between the two weeks. Usually the instruction will be a mix of lectures, assignments, group work and discussions. 75% attendance is mandatory to all classes.

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Obligatorisk arbeidskrav::Oppmøte til undervisning

  • Påkrevde arbeidskrav:
    Fremmøte: Påkrevd
    Kommentar: Minimum 75 % oppmøte


Normally, 3 hour written exam at the end of week


The method of evaluation may vary from seminar to seminar, but a letter grade or pass/fail will be given for each seminar. The method used within a given seminar will be announced at the start of the week.

Course evaluation

Normally, 3 hour written exam at the end of week


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Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Dec. 8, 2022 4:31:07 AM