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  • 1. Premaster Organization Studies Tobias Gößling
  • 2. Department of Organization Studies 2
  • 3. Contents • • • • • • Main characteristics of the Premaster’s Program OS (1-year program) Courses After the Premaster year How to prepare? More information A student´s view on OS 3
  • 4. Understanding Organizations: They are omnipresent, powerful, wonderful and dreadful And: complex and dynamic! 4
  • 5. Main characteristics part 1 • Focus of the Premaster program OS  Understanding Organizations: What are they, how do they function?  Opening the black box of organizations: Researching Organizations  Modern organizations: Development, Innovation and Networks  Main question: How do modern organisations operate? 5
  • 6. Main characteristics part 2 • It is designed for those seeking:  To prepare for the Masters’ Program Organisation Studies at TiU.  To understand organizations  To see the human side of organisations.  To get insight in the relationships within organizations, between organizations and between organizations and society. 6
  • 7. Main characteristics part 3 • Approach:  Rooted in organization sociology and psychology  To develop skills of critical analysis and understanding rather than to learn specific tools and techniques.  Closely related to the research program of the department-> relational perspective/Triple I  Self-activation & Self-assessment.  Permanent Performance Assessment.  Introductory lectures  Smaller working groups 7
  • 8. How to get through? 1. Course work End of August – End of January (Block I and II) 2. Course work and research project End of January – End of June (Block III and IV) 8
  • 9. How to get through? Organization Studies is a fulltime study • It means studying 1700 hours/year • It means studying 40 hours/week 9
  • 10. Course work Blok 1 (augustus 2014 - oktober 2014) • Innovation, Organization and Entrepreneurship, 6 ECTS • Kickoff day Organization Studies, 0 ECTS • MTO-03-Premaster: Qualitative Research Methods, 6 ECTS • Tutorial Pre-Master Organization Studies, 0 ECTS 10
  • 11. Course work Blok 2 (oktober 2014-december 2014) • MTO-01-Premaster: Technieken voor causale analyse, 6 ECTS • Organization Theory, 6 ECTS 11
  • 12. Course work Blok 3 (januari 2015 - maart 2015) • Empirical Research Premaster Organization Studies, 6 ECTS • MTO-02-Premaster: Constructie en analyse van vragenlijsten, 6 ECTS • Organization Development, 6 ECTS 12
  • 13. Course work Blok 4 (april 2015 - june 2015) • Empirical Research Premaster Organization Studies, 6 ECTS • Relations and Networks of Organizations, 6 ECTS • Strategic Decision-Making, 6 ECTS 13
  • 14. After the Premaster • • Professional Master Extended Master‘s Consultancy Titel presentatie in Footer 05-12-13 14
  • 15. Master Thesis Circle Topics 2012 - 2013 Supervisor Title Leon Oerlemans Temporary Organizations Remco Mannak Organizations in Dynamic Networks Joerg Raab Network Management Jing Han Network Cognition Maryse Chappin Crowdsourcing for Innovation Tobias Goessling Critical Management Sjo Soeters Internationalization and Organizational Culture John Goedee Chain Cooperation Victor Gilsing (Breakthrough) Innovation & External Collaboration Petre Curseu Human and Social Capital of Groups Roger Leenders Risk Taking in Teams Jeroen de Jong An Experimental Approach to Psychological Contracts Sander Smit Organizing R&D Collaborations Rob Jansen Taking SDM research back into the field 15
  • 16. The Master OS in comparison • English Master prepares for Dutch and international labor market • Master OS addresses issues and theories about the whole range of present-day organizations. • Strong focus on analytical skills • Extended Master Consultancy with integrated traineeship 16
  • 17. After graduation Alumni Organization Studies 17
  • 18. After graduation Alumni Organization Studies 18
  • 19. After graduation Alumni Organization Studies 19
  • 20. Lobke Westra Fulltime Junior Traineeship Berenschot at the Public Management department, within the Organizational Structure and Business group. - Live, work, study and travel for one year in 10 countries of South America. - Business analyst, Claassen, Moolenbeek & Partners Acquisition, market research and writing an organization development plan 2009 2008 - External relations, - Bachelor, Organization Studies - AIESEC Tilburg Part-time board member of the outgoing exchange team. 2011 2010 Trainee Newpublic Staffing and Recruiting industry - Master, Organization studies - Consultant Unipartners Gave advice about a process optimalization of the acquisition department for a social employer. 20
  • 21. Robbert Meijers Facility Management (Managing Consumer Business) 2005 2004 Informatieanalist / Adviseur ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Master Organization Studies & HRM 2007 2006 Informatieanalis t Procesontwerpe r Rabobank Parkstad Limburg Consultant / Business Analyst Capgemini Consulting 2009 Pensioen Analyst ASR 2011 2008 2010 Informatieanalis t Vodafone Business Analyst Financial Services Yacht Business Analyst / Teamleider DIV A&O UWV 21
  • 22. Premaster OS from a student perspective Folkert Kooijman 22
  • 23. Preparing for the Master’s OS • Mastering English as a foreign language (oral and writing skills) • Complete course work in premaster year • Regularly read articles referring to organizational problems in newspapers, magazines and on the Internet • Be prepared to enter an exciting and challenging program • You may consider doing an internship with an organization before you enter the program 23
  • 24. Hard Cut: You need to finish your PreMA befor being admitted for the MA 24
  • 25. Testimonium You need to take a test in maths Test takes place in the first block of the PreMa year You can NOT do it prior to the PreMa year However, students with a VWO diploma can request exemption 25
  • 26. Registration Write a request for admission to the exam committee (Starting in April): Motivation, copy of the fiploma, ID Look for the list of accredited HBO educations that give access without specific permission: For all other pre educations, pleas contact a study advisor Tilburg University Faculteit Sociale Wetenschappen Examencommissie, P1.204 Postbus 90153 5000 Tilburg 26
  • 27. Study Link You need to register via Studylink: 27
  • 28. Tuition fee Not defined yet, most likely according to the general legal tuition fee. 28
  • 29. Questions? General information about the program, admission, etc.: Study advisor Renske Helmer e-mail: phone: tel.:013 466 2088 More information about the content of the program: Coordinator Master’s program Dr. Tobias Gössling email: phone: 013-466 3384 Information Market! 29