Organizational Design

By Sourav Mukherji   |   Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)
Learners enrolled: 3203
Organization basically refers to a group of people working towards a common goal. Naturally while doing so they have to set up and organise various activities that can ultimately make them reach and sustain their ultimate goal. This course helps to understand what and how different factors within the organization contributes to designing the organization and how these can be strategically managed in order to get optimal output.
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 6 weeks
Category :
  • Management Studies
Credit Points : 2
Level : Postgraduate
Start Date : 31 Jul 2023
End Date : 31 Oct 2023
Enrollment Ends : 09 Sep 2023
Exam Date : 02 Dec 2023 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1: Fundamentals of Organization Design
Week 2 : Outsourcing and Decision-making Framework
Week 3 : Control Systems in Organization
Week 4 : Elements of Organization Design
Week 5 : Organization Structures
Week 6 : Organization Culture

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Instructor bio

Sourav Mukherji

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)
Professor Sourav Mukherji is currently the Dean (Programmes) at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and teaches post graduate and doctoral level courses at IIM Bangalore. He has worked with IBM and Oracle in product management functions (1993-1998) and for the Boston Consulting Group as a strategy consultant (2002-2003). His research interest lies in different types of organizations and their design – from the for-profit commercial enterprises to social enterprises. In this domain, he has published several case studies and papers in academic and practitioner oriented journals as well as consulted with various organizations. He is an award winning teacher and recipient of several grants for his research. Professor Mukherji is an avid follower of sports, runs marathons, and coaches long distance runners as his hobby.

Course certificate

Enrolling and learning from the course is free. However, if you wish to obtain a certificate, you must register and take the proctored exam in person at one of the designated exam centre’s. The registration URL will be announced when the registration form is open. To obtain the certification, you need to fill out the online registration form and pay the exam fee. More details will be provided when the exam registration form is published, including any potential changes. For further information on the exam locations and the conditions associated with filling out the form, please refer to the form.

Grading Policy: 

Assessment Type


Mid-Term & End-Term


Final Exam


Certificate Eligibility:
  • 40% marks and above in Mid Term & End Term
  • 40% marks and above in the final proctored exam


Type of Certificate



75 - 89


70 - 74


40 - 70

Successfully Completed


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