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Discover the Master’s programme & tracks
The Master’s programme Work and Organisational Psychology offers specialisations in 4 tracks. Consultancy and Organisational Development is one of them. The other tracks are:
- Coaching & Vitality in Organisations
- Human Resource & Career Management
- Sport & Performance Psychology
In this Master’s track, you will gain in-depth knowledge in organisational psychology and practice relevant professional skills. Questions such as the following are explored:
- How can you successfully guide organisational change?
- How do you handle conflict in organisations?
- How do you create effective teams?
- How do you develop a learning organisation?
- How can you use individual employee’s potential when working in teams?
small-group teaching approach
advise organizations on their change processes
Organisational culture and change, cooperation within teams and leadership
employees and their social working environment
The staff teaching in the Work and Organisational Psychology programme is internationally renowned for its research excellence. The chair of Work and Organisational Psychology is prof. dr. Astrid Homan.
The Consultancy & Organisational Development Master’s track prepares students for positions such as:
- Organisational consultant
- Management and/or change consultant (in-house or external)
- Management trainee
- Trainer (e.g., develop and provide training for managers or employees; leadership training; and personal effectiveness training)
- Policy advisor in an organisation
- Project manager
- Researcher focusing on issues such as: organisational development, employee and organisational effectiveness, organisational change, conflict management, and cooperation
Is this Consultancy & Organisational Development for you?
This Master’s track may be a good fit to you, if you are interested in:
- Helping organisations develop and change (e.g., oganisational culture change processes)
- Understanding when and why people are (not) willing to cooperate with each other
- Providing evidence-based advice for change
- The complexities and challenges that accompanies organisational change
- Helping organisations improve team performance
- Conflict understanding and management (e.g., conflict handing styles, negotiation, and mediation)