Business Management FT
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Change Management (E)

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

• are familiar with the essential strategic and operational measures to analyze and implement entrepreneurial change processes.
• are able to critically reflect on entrepreneurial business processes, assess measures of change as well as to implement and control processes of change in the framework of the leadership approach.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Continuous change management
• Continuous improvement management / Kaizen
• Tools of change management
• Development and change of individuals
• Team development
• Organizational and staff development
• Business development and business change
• Success factors in change management
• Initiation, design and implementation of change processes
• Change controlling

recommended or required reading

Spector, B. (2013): Implementing organizational change, 3rd ed., Essex: Pearson Education Inc.
Black, J. S.; Gregersen, H. (2013): It Starts with One: Changing Individuals Changes Organizations, 3rd ed., Upper Saddle River: Financial Times Press.
Todem, R.; Burnes, B. (2013): Organizational change, leadership and ethics: leading organizations towards sustainability, New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.

assessment methods and criteria

Study and/or interview, case study

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dr. Rachida Sommerfeldt, BA, MA

year of study

3.year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable