MA ORGANISATION DEVELOPMENT
The Master’s degree programme is designed as a sandwich programme and spread over a period of eighteen (18) months, except for holders of approved Post-graduate Diploma in OD and other qualifications which may transfer credit hours and therefore complete the programme in a shorter period.
Nature and Duration
The following schedules will be implemented depending on interest.
Students will conduct practical assignments in access (practice) organisations in-between modules.
A combination of classroom and practical work are undertaken.
In addition, students as OD practitioners undertake practical assignments and present field reports during mentoring sessions for assessment and feedback.
Modules and Course Outlines
Students pursuing the full time programme are expected to cover six modules over eighteen (18) months period for the Masters degree. The six modules are taught courses and four practical assignments are undertaken as filed experience. During this period, students are expected to bring into practice the theories they learned in the class room. At the end of the six modules, students will enjoy the same benefits as listed for Post-Graduate Diploma students and in addition, be able to:
Write a consultancy proposal.
Conduct organizational effectiveness assessment.
Assess the effectiveness of teams.
Conduct organizational culture assessment.
Write and present OD assessment report.
Undertake effective coaching intervention.
Conduct strategic planning intervention.
Deepen their understanding of the characteristics of an effective OD consultant.
Conduct dynamic team building;
Undertake large systems intervention
Conduct management development intervention
Gain knowledge in Organisation Development
Write OD consultancy proposal
Conduct Organisational effectiveness and culture assessment
Undertake coaching intervention
Conduct strategic planning intervention
Help clients build their emotional intelligence
Build dynamic teams
Undertake interventions in large systems
Help clients development management and leadership skills
Will be able to establish a consultancy business
Who can Attend
The programme is open to personnel working in:
The Private Sector,
Human Resource Specialists,
Lecturers who want to go into Consulting and
Educational Institutions, (i.e. Polytechnics and other Tertiary Institutions).