European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

Organizational Management

Course code: 128010
Language of instruction: English
Lecturers: Dr. Petar Stanojević (Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies), Prof. Dr. Aleksandar S. Jovanovic (Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies GmbH)
Assessment: Defined in the module

Short description

The course will provide basic tools and instruments for understanding the importance of organizational management in business establishment and successful business running. The organizational management helps in creating adequate organization for successful business development and earning profit in the market. The course will help participants to develop techniques needed for making organizational structures adjustable to dynamically changing environment by which an organization is able to react to market changes.


The participants will able to:

- perceive organization as a creative management task in the context of embedding goals and strategies of a company,

- get an overview of the whole old tasks of organizational management,

- recognize the remodeling of structures and processes for the creation of flexible and more powerful organizations as an essential factor for success,

- become capable of competent handling staff managers and central offices in professional practice,

- know the inner and outer needs of an organization,

- become able to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of different organizational structures with regard to their own projects or company and

- get impulses for organizational adaptation of their own project to the environment and the specific challenges, and

- become conscious about the resistances, limits and problems of organizational development

Target Attendees / Participants

Students of Steinbeis Master of Business Administration

Course Content by Units

Basics of organization and organization management

Education and integration of organizational subsystems:

- Labor division and job training

- Organizational hierarchy

- New developments and organizational consequences

- Subsystems as basic elements of the organization

 Organizational structure:

- Ideal-typical basic models

- Special problems of the organizational structure:

 Process organization:

- Operational structure vs Process Organization

- Process analysis and process design

 Organization in the context of corporate development

Teaching Methods

Classic lecturing

Free, interactive class discussion

Small group work


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(Course profile ID: F3-4:, generated on September 24, 2021)