PCOM645: Organizational Design, Communication and Knowledge Management

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

October 19, 2020

Subject Level


Course Description

Organizational leaders must consider the impact of their design choices not only on business performance, but also on employees, customers, and the communities and societies in which they operate. This course discusses the systematic approach to configuring and aligning structure with strategy and includes an examination of the links between communications, processes, knowledge, metrics, leadership and people practices, with culture and strategic direction in organizations. Using case studies, application of theoretical principles, interactive discussions and activities, students will explore how organizations can be designed for optimal performance and sustainability. Focuses on effective organizational design in both traditional and innovative organizations with special emphasis on innovative organizational forms and knowledge management principles. Team projects include inventing new possibilities for real organizations.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
October 19, 2020 December 20, 2020 TBD Online
January 4, 2021 March 7, 2021 TBD Online
August 9, 2021 October 31, 2021 TBD On Campus
October 18, 2021 December 19, 2021 TBD Blended
January 3, 2022 March 6, 2022 TBD Online