To provide the student with an understanding of work and organisations, e.g., job design, ergonomics, and sustainable jobs.
From scientific management over human factors and human relations to socio-technical design and after sociotechnical design: the good work, developmental work, high performance work systems, Lean, micro ergonomics, macro ergonomics.
How to design a sustainable job: time and motion studies, involvement of workers, ergonomics, well-being, division of work, job enrichment and enlargement, psychological job demands, meaning
Must have the competencies to apply job design theories to create sustainable jobs.
The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.
Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.
|Name of exam||Work and Organisation|
|Type of exam|
Written and oral exam
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||As stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.|
|Danish title||Jobs og organisation|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Copenhagen|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Industry and Global Business Development|
|Department||Department of Materials and Production|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering and Science|