Systems Theory, Organizations and IT
7.5 credits cr.
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The course introduces systems theory and systems science approaches to organizations, systems development and learning.
The purpose is to give students a theoretical and practical toolkit to handle complex issues regarding IT and organizations. In the course the students will practically use systems theory concepts and models to study, diagnose and design systems. We discuss holism, effectiveness, learning, IT-systems and management.
The teaching consists of lectures, exercises, teaching sessions and seminar.
The course is examined as follows:
- written examination
- written assignments
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
Collection of articles
This course is part of a programme and is not available for application as a stand-alone course.
If you are a student at one of our Master’s programmes and have questions about the course, please contact the student counsellors