Academic Programs

MPS Organizational Development and Consultancy

Rationale

The MPS Organizational Development and Consultancy (ODC) program equip students in the arts and science of managing strategic change. The field of OD focuses on behavioral science aspect of organizational systems, helping facilitate anticipate and manage change by first diagnosing the issue and then bringing change by participative and organizational development approach. This degree will prepare students, through a combination of academic training and practical application, for responsible leadership positions in business, government, human services, and other organizational settings.

It will help participant to become OD expert and also helps in building critical and strategic thinking skills and effective consulting services from the perceptive of problem base learning. It enabled them to deal with complex, ambiguous challenges in a changing environment and do effective workforce planning and talent development. It aspires them to discover new paths to transform workplace culture and look for new angles to empower human resource. It equips participants with the skills necessary to add value to their organization

Program Summary

Program Duration 1.5
Semester 3
Total Credit Hour 30

List of Courses

Any 08 courses will be taught, depending upon the requirement of the time. One (01) research course is compulsory.

  1. Action Research
  2. Leadership Skills Development Workshop
  3. The OD Practitioner
  4. Organization Development & Change
  5. Organizational Systems and Cultural Design
  6. Leadership Development and Coaching in Organizations
  7. Strategic Organizational Design
  8. Organization Theory & Diagnosis
  9. Change Facilitation & Group Dynamics
  10. Organization Analysis and Strategy
  11. Dynamics of Consulting Strategies
  12. Project Management for Professionals
  13. Organization development for Corporate Trainers
  14. Organizational Psychology
  15. Capstone Project

Admission Criteria

A prospective applicant to an MPS or 18 Years equivalent program must have:

  1. 16 Years of formal education with no more than one second division or less than 2.50 CGPA throughout the academic career.
  2. No third division in entire academic career.
  3. Pass any of the following with 50% marks:
    1. GRE / GAT / NTS (General); or
    2. Admission Interview by UMT Graduate Admission Committee
  4. Minimum 50% marks in previous degree in case of annual system or 2.50/4.0 CGPA in case of semester system in the degree awarding institution for admission in UMT MPS programs.
  5. Fulfilled the minimum criteria of HEC for admission in MPS program. Meet the specific eligibility criteria, if any, of the department / school concerned.
  6. In case of an equivalent foreign qualification, an equivalent certificate from Higher Education Commission is mandatory.
  7. In case the foreign degree/transcript is in any language other than English or Urdu, an officially translated copy of the degree/transcript is mandatory.
  8. An officially translated copy is the one verified by the degree awarding institution, respective foreign ministry or an authorized public notary.

SPA Brochure (Pdf)

Program Advisor
Ms. Aizza Anwar
Email: aizza.anwar@umt.edu.pk

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