Business Management: Improving Organisational Practice

  • USD 644

  • online
  • Online |
  • Date not specified
  • Certificate

Organisational practice is the examination of how the structures and culture of a company shape the actions and behaviours of its workforce. On this microcredential, you'll learn how to become a manager who can increase productivity and efficiency to empower your workforce and benefit the broader environment.

You'll achieve this by exploring different organisational structures and learning how to adapt to change. You will also learn to recognise what is driving change in the contemporary world and how to adapt to it positively, in a way that's inclusive, ethical, and promotes diversity.

Understand organisational structure and how to apply key theories to your work

Each , using your current or previous experience of organisational practice, you will focus on areas relevant to you and your work.

Using the latest academic thinking in this area, you'll have the opportunity to familiarise yourself and experiment with different contemporary organisational models, tools, and frameworks to develop and improve your skills.

From this, you'll gain a strong understanding of different types of organisational structures and how they evolve over time.

Develop your learning and leadership styles to improve your management skills

By exploring different leadership styles, you'll develop your managerial skills and find solutions to the everyday challenges that come with leading teams, including conflict resolution, and keeping your team motivated.

You'll consider the role of power and politics within an organisation and how to navigate it successfully for your own development and to support the team around you. There will be a focus on how to improve your own and your organisation's approach to learning and how that positively affects culture and progression.

You will also develop a range of personal study skills and techniques that result in improved critical thinking.

Program Benefits

  • Experiment with different concepts, tools and frameworks to enhance your organisational practice
  • Understand the effect of the broader environment on your organisation to increase your ability to adapt to change
  • Draw upon a range of managerial and study skills that will enhance your practice
  • Use theories that will support you to become a more efficient and supportive manager to your team
  • Ensure that the principles you deploy are ethical and promote equality and diversity in your organisation
  • Throughout the course you will demonstrate your progress through a series of tasks
  • Amalgamate your learning throughout the course and consider how to apply the skills you’ve learnt


Nela Smolovic Jones

*Program faculty is subject to change


  • Time management
  • Effective communication
  • Problem solving
  • Critical evaluation
  • Networking
  • Formulating an effective argument
  • Collaboration
  • Digital literacy
  • Presenting
  • Promoting equality, diversity and ethics


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