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Master of Science - Organizational Development

HEC Montreal
Program overview
16-24 months
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
French
Start dates
Montreal
Fall

Montreal
Spring

Program description

Master of Science - Organizational Development

Are you passionate about the future of work and the development of organizations? Humanist values drive you? Opt for a specialization at the junction of management and human resources management.

*Please note this course is only available in French. Proof of French proficiency at an advanced level is required for admission

Admission requirements

Language Requirements

Have an advanced language level in French when submitting the application. If you have an intermediate-advanced level, you will have to follow an academic and professional writing course from your first session.

Many of the readings and reference materials are in English, so it is strongly recommended to have an intermediate level in this language.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Two possible paths: Thesis or Supervised Project

Compulsary Courses of the Specialization

  • Foundations and perspectives in organizational development
  • Talent management: challenges and practices

Compulsory Methodology Course

  • Management research and intervention
  • Methods of intervention in organizational development

Specialization Course

Block 1 - Human resources management

  • Skills management
  • Work performance: determinants, strategies and limits
  • Dashboards and analytics in human resources management
  • Healthy work environment: HRM issues and practices
  • Organizational conflict management
  • Strategic human resources management
  • Human resource management practices and mobilization

Block 2 - Management

  • Management of innovation and creation
  • Organization design
  • Quality of life at work and new forms of work organization
  • Organizational change: practices and tools
  • Management consulting
  • Management of multicultural organizations
  • Leadership theories: perspectives, challenges and critiques
  • Measuring the human aspects of the organization

Compulsory Courses of the Program

  • Different perspectives on the company

Mandatory Activities

  • Ethics of management research
  • Memory
  • Research workshop

Specialization Preparation Course

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managers and labor laws
  • Labor law
  • Human behavior at work
  • Management: settings and practice
  • Management of strategic change
  • Project management practices and tools
  • Human Resource Management

Highly Recommended Activities

  • Documentary training
  • How to cite your sources

Supervised Project

Compulsary Courses of the Specialization

  • Foundations and perspectives in organizational development
  • Talent management: challenges and practices

Compulsory Methodology Course

  • Management research and intervention
  • Methods of intervention in organizational development

Specialization Course

Block 1 - Human resources management

  • Skills management
  • Work performance: determinants, strategies and limits
  • Dashboards and analytics in human resources management
  • Healthy work environment: HRM issues and practices
  • Organizational conflict management
  • Strategic human resources management
  • Human resource management practices and mobilization

Block 2 - Management

  • Management of innovation and creation
  • Organization design
  • Quality of life at work and new forms of work organization
  • Organizational change: practices and tools
  • Management consulting
  • Management of multicultural organizations
  • Leadership theories: perspectives, challenges and critiques
  • Measuring the human aspects of the organization

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

Thesis

  • Quebec students: CAD 5800
  • Canadian students, non-residents of Quebec: CAD 14200
  • French and French Belgian students: CAD 5800
  • International students: CAD 28800

Supervised project

  • Quebec students: CAD 6300
  • Canadian students, non-residents of Quebec: CAD 14700
  • French and French Belgian students: CAD 6300
  • International students: CAD 29900

Qualification

  • Interdisciplinary approach to management and human resources management.
  • Development of skills in order to diagnose the situation and determine the best intervention strategies to guarantee the quality of life at work.
  • Knowledge to facilitate organizational development using cognitive skills and emotional and social skills.
  • Acquisition of methods for interpreting issues and intervening, in order to ensure optimal team performance and organizational development.

Credits - 45 Credits

Career opportunities

This diploma, combined with experience in management or consulting, will provide you with expertise in organizational development. You will be able to support executives and managers in carrying out their improvement, development or change projects.

Positions held by graduates of the program:

  • Organizational development analyst
  • Organizational change advisor
  • Organizational development advisor
  • Transformation advisor
  • Business partner

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HEC Montréal

Founded in 1907, HEC Montréal offers internationally renowned management education and research. It is the oldest business school in Canada and was also the first school in North America to hold the prestigious triple accreditation (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). It...


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HEC Montreal

3000 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
H3T 2A7 Montréal QC
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