330.189 Organization
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • describe basic concepts of the formal and informal organization with subject-specific terminology,
  • put different theoretical concepts (e.g. contingency theory, principal-agent theory) into concrete practical examples,
  • analyze the practical problems of organizing and derive, evaluate theory-driven solutions for case studies,
  • critically evaluate the organizational topic from a management perspective.

Subject of course

The Course will entail the following topics:

  • Basics of division of labour and organizational design and structures
  • Organizational efficiency and process management
  • Contingency theory and outside influences
  • Informal processes and organizational culture
  • Organizational change and learning
  • Organizational cooperation and corporate ethic

Teaching methods

  • Einführung in die Verschiedene theoretische Konzepte in Organization
  • Diskussion von Fallstudien

Mode of examination




Examination modalities

Grading will be based on (home) exercises, contributions during classes, and two multiple choice exams. You will find more information in TUWEL.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu16:00 - 18:0009.01.2020GM 1 Audi. Max. writtenno application-Test 2- Gruppe 1
Wed14:00 - 15:0015.01.2020Theresianumgasse HS 2 written16.01.2020 09:00 - 03.02.2020 12:00TISSErsatztermin bei Krankheit
Tue17:00 - 19:0007.04.2020GM 1 Audi. Max. writtenno application-MC Test 1 (Gruppe 1&2)
Fri11:00 - 13:0017.04.2020EI 9 Hlawka HS writtenno application-MC Test 1 (English_Group 3)
Fri12:00 - 14:0005.06.2020GM 1 Audi. Max. writtenno application-Endklausur (Gruppe 1&2)
Fri08:00 - 10:0019.06.2020EI 7 Hörsaal writtenno application-MC Test 2 (English_Group 3)
Fri14:00 - 16:0019.06.2020Theresianumgasse HS 2 writtenno application-Ersatztermin bei Krankheit

Group dates

Gruppe 1Tue13:00 - 16:0003.03.2020 - 26.05.2020Bombardier Hörsaal 330.189 Organization Gruppe 1
Gruppe 2Tue17:00 - 20:0010.03.2020 - 26.05.2020Bombardier Hörsaal 330.189 Organization Gruppe 2
Gruppe 2Thu17:00 - 20:0012.03.2020Bombardier Hörsaal 330.189 Organization Gruppe 2

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
17.02.2020 09:00 07.03.2020 12:00

Registration modalities:

In order to take part of this course, you have (1) to enroll in a group (not the general course) and (2) be at the first session. The registration to the course will be fixed in the first session.


Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Gruppe 117.02.2020 09:0007.03.2020 12:00
Gruppe 217.02.2020 09:0007.03.2020 12:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 282 Mechanical Engineering - Management 4. Semester
033 526 Business Informatics 2. Semestertrue
Course belongs to the introductory and orientation phase ("Studieneingangs- und Orientierungsphase")
066 936 Medical Informatics 1. Semester


  • Schreyögg (2012), Grundlagen der Organisation: Basiswissen für Studium und Praxis, Springer Gabler: Wiesbaden.

  • Folien zur LV vor der jeweiligen Einheit über TUWEL-Kurs downloadbar

Weitere Literaturhinweise erhalten Sie direkt in der Lehrveranstaltung.

Previous knowledge

Lecture "Fundamentals of Business Management" recommended


  • Attendance Required!