VL3011 - Change, Development, and Innovation in Organisations


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

The course provides an overview of, and discusses what promotes or inhibits development and innovation in organisations. The focus will be on change and development in organisations and on discussion of how such processes can be facilitated. Key concepts related to the innovation research field will be treated in the course. The course draws on both individual and systemic perspectives. Based on concrete examples and theory, the implications of knowledge in working with change, development and innovation in an organisation will be discussed. Actual research projects within the field will be used as examples.

Learning outcome

The student has insight into change and development, and knowledge on how innovation happens in established organisations. The student has knowledge about planned organisational change, knows terms associated with the innovation field and has insight into how employees can contribute to innovation (employee-driven innovation). The student is able to use this knowledge to lead, participate in and facilitate innovation, change and development in organisations. In addition the student has insight into how research is conducted in this particular field.

Learning methods and activities

Session based teaching. Lectures and seminars. Take a look at blackboard for detailed information about compulsory assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Partizipation in 80% of the teaching program

Required previous knowledge

Bachelor's degree in social sciences or humanities, or equivalent.

The required prerequisite knowledge must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
VILL3011 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Adult Education and Learning
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-11-24 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL110 Sluppenvegen 14 1
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 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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