cod. 1006355

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Psicologia del lavoro e delle organizzazioni (M-PSI/06)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
42 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

With the certificate of adequacy, students:
1. Knowledge and understanding: possess knowledge on theories related to the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations, and methodologies concerning human resources analysis and development interventions and organizations' diagnosis interventions.

2. Applying knowledge and understanding: can apply knowledge in professional and work contexts and, particularly, in managerial roles and roles related to the management and development of human resources in organizations.

3. Making judgements: are able to analyze cases and problems related to the functioning of individuals and groups in organizations and to prepare interventions related to the diagnosis and development of human resources and organizations.

4. Communication skills: can communicate effectively with one's interlocutors in organizational contexts and use adequate models of relationship that allow understanding interpersonal and group situations.

5. Learning skills: show openness towards the deepening of new knowledge related to to the changes that today characterize organizations and willingness to continuous learning process of the current working world.


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Course unit content

The course aims to deepen the study of the behavior of individuals and functioning of work groups in organizations, and analyze the aspects that allow to examine organizational dynamics and quality of human resources.

Full programme

The Laboratory aims to investigate the following aspects related to the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations: leadership and functioning of work groups; communication; socialization processes; climate and organizational culture; motivation and psychological contract; the quality of human resources; competence, personnel selection process, performance and their analysis and evaluation.


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Teaching methods

Interactive lessons that require the active participation of students: practical exercises related to organizational diagnosis, project work, role-playing, study and discussion of cases.

Assessment methods and criteria

The course attendance and participation to group work in the classroom allow to gain the certificate.

COVID-19 post-emergency Examination: Participation to the exercises proposed within the Elly platform (delivery of the tasks performed, responses to questionnaire) and viewing videos. Realization of a Project Work related to the analysis of a company's organizational culture and presentation of work in small groups in a live lesson on the Teams platform.

Other information

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