BSOL2200 - Organizational Psychology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

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 competence

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 (BØA)
Business Administration (ØABACHELOR)

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 SPRING 2013
PSY2019 7.5 AUTUMN 2020
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Version: A
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
NTNU Business School


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2022-05-21 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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