London, United Kingdom

Business Psychology

online course
when 26 June 2021 - 13 August 2021
language English
duration 7 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee GBP 2165

This module introduces students to the key findings and theories concerning how people think, feel and behave in organisations. It is equally relevant to students wishing to gain an understanding of business psychology at university level as it is to students keen on developing hands-on skills that can be applied in organisational settings. The module focuses on topics such as motivation, negotiations, group and network dynamics, social status, influence, and individual personality. The module features lectures, research exercises, and experiential activities, including individual negotiations, group problem-solving, and viewing new business practices from the perspective of the pandemic.

Course leader

Dr Iwona Kubica

Target group

This is a level one module (equivalent to first year undergraduate). No prior subject knowledge is required to study this module but students are expected to have a keen interest in the subject area.

Course aim

Upon successful completion of this module, students will:

understand how to use theory and evidence to inform their decisions at work
know how to critique and offer useful alternatives to dubious management practices
know the foundational concepts and theories in business psychology, preparing them for further study in organisational behavior, psychology, sociology, or related fields
have the skill to conduct basic statistical and network analyses to address business issues
have the skill to improve their outcomes in one-on-one and group negotiations

Credits info

7.5 EC
7.5 ECTS / 4 US / 15 UCL

Fee info

GBP 2165: There is a tuition fee discount built-in for students who study for 6-weeks (2 modules).
GBP : Accommodation fees TBC

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