BSOL2200 - Organizational Psychology


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 4 hours

Course content

Course content
The course will provide insight in the ways in which the individual is interconnected to the organizational context.
The course will introduce the area of organizational psychology and provide a basic introduction to psychology and psychological processes (e.g. emotions, personality, motivation and learning), focusing specifically on implications to leadership. The course will also introduce various issues from the applied area of organizational psychology (e.g. work-life balance, employee selection, organizational change and sustainability).

Learning outcome

Being able to describe various psychological perspectives that are relevant to the organizational context and leadership.

Being able to critically reflect around psychological perspectives and implications to the organizational context and leadership.

General competency
Understanding psychological perspectives and their implications to the organizational context and leadership.

Learning methods and activities
Lectures and group discussions

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group reflection.

Further on evaluation

In accordance with applicable regulations at NTNU.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Business Administration (ØABACHELOR)
Private candidate (ØAPRIV)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the study programme.

Course materials

Kaufman, G. Kaufman, A. (2015). Psykologi i organisasjon og ledelse. Fagbokforlaget (5. utg.). A selection of articles/book chapters (syllabus literature) that will be announced at the start of the study and made available on Blackboard

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ORG2200 7.5 01.08.2013
PSY2019 7.5 01.09.2020
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Version: A
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II



Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
NTNU Business School



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2021-06-01

Submission 2021-06-01

Release 09:00

Submission 13:00

Room Building Number of candidates
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