Organizational Structure and Design - Foundation
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Organizational Structure and Design - Foundation

Learn terms, concepts and steps to deliver better results through the way work is organized.
3.9 (15 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
40 students enrolled
Created by Len Nanjad
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Definitions of organization structure and organization design
  • Some indicators of problems with your organization structure
  • Descriptions and pros and cons of standard forms of organization structures
  • How you might go about changing your organization structure / design, and
  • Tracking success of a change to your organization structure
Requirements
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Description

This short course provides what leaders need to know to set up the most important changes in their businesses for lasting success.  You will learn terms, concepts, and steps that can give you more comfort and confidence to initiate and participate in meaningful organizational change.

In this course, you will...

  • Describe organization structure and the broader definition of organization design

  • Identify indicators of problems with your organization structure

  • Describe some standard forms of organization structures look like

  • Outline how you might go about changing your organization structure / design

  • Define success of a change to your organization structure

Put yourself in a management seminar on the foundations of organization design and learn what managers in top performing companies have learned and applied.

Who this course is for:
  • Business Managers seeking to understand their organizational system
  • Human Resources Professionals and Students seeking a practical discussion of org. design
  • Management Consultants seeking a connection of structure to operations and culture
  • Students of Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Change Management practitioners seeking understanding of a basis of organizational impact
Course content
Expand 7 lectures 52:22
+ Organization Structure and Design Foundation
7 lectures 52:22

A brief introduction to the course and some tips on getting the most out of it.

Preview 01:41

An every day description of what organization structure is. What is meant by "It is more than just boxes and lines" to broaden the definition to be organization design which included strategic context, structure, and management practices to perform well in the design.

Preview 17:11

A practical description of symptoms of poor organization structure, or misalignment within an organization structure. This can help you determine that the problems being experienced may be more than the person or their capability.

Diagnosis - How do I Know I Have a Problem with Organization Design?
08:09

This lecture describes five common forms of organization structure: functional, divisional, matrix, team and network. It provides some pros and cons of each.

Design - What Does Good Organization Structure Look Like?
13:56

This lecture outlines the steps involved in making a change to your organization design in terms of a rapid and rigourous way to get to a redesign that can then be implemented.

Development - How Do I Change Our Organization Design?
07:52

A brief outline of understanding and measuring the success of changes to your organization design.

Determine Impacts - How Do I Track Success of Better Organization Design?
01:46

A quick recap of the main ideas from the lecture. Be sure to work through the companion guide too!

Conclusion - Three Key Takeaways
01:47