Competence field 1: Competency in one or more disciplines (knowledge)
Competence field 2: Scientific competency (research and design)
- Master advanced knowledge of organizational psychology and creatively apply it to approach complex problems (individual, teams, organization).
- Independently and critically apply supporting and related disciplines to approach complex problems (interdisciplinarity, transdisciplinarity).
- Have insight into the specific nature of psychology (theorising, modelling, information gathering, analyzing and concluding) and insight into scholarly practice, and independently apply knowledge of topical discussions on these issues to approach complex problems.
- Apply various organizational psychological paradigms, and delineate and creatively use their limitations.
- Acquire basic insights in macro-– and business economic laws and their relationship to the organizational psychological practice.
Competence field 3: Intellectual competency
- Independently develop and implement organizational psychological research designs.
- Critically survey international organizational psychological research and use these sources in original research.
- Independently select adequate methods and techniques for organizational psychological research or design purposes.
- Critically select models for organizational psychological research or design purposes, adapt these for specific use and develop new models.
- Creatively discover relationships and discover novel points of view and apply these for new organizational psychological applications.
- Qualify and correctly report the results of one’s own organizational psychological research in a scholarly re-port, thesis or article.
- Keep up with the developments in organizational psychological research or design processes and make changes to the process accordingly.
- Act systematically in a scientific integer way while conducting organizational psychological research or practice.
Competence field 4: Competency in collaborating and communicating
- Independently and critically analyze new and complex organizational psychological problems.
- Independently come to conclusions for complex organizational psychological problems.
- Adopt a point of view on a complex organizational psychological problem and critically weigh various points of view.
- Independently and systematically reflect on one’s own thinking and learning process, decision-making and organizational psychological acting and on that of others, and as a result translate this reflection into adequate organizational psychological solutions.
- Practice life-long learning and continually strive to develop new ideas or processes.
- Systematically approach organizational psychological problems from multiple perspectives (multi perspectivism).
Competence field 5: Social competency
- Communicate in writing on organizational psychology, one’s own research and solutions to problems to specialists, non-specialists and other parties involved.
- Communicate orally on organizational psychology, one’s own research and solutions to problems to specialists and non-specialists and to other parties involved.
- Communicate (orally and in writing) on organizational psychology, one’s own research and solutions to problems to specialists and non-specialists and to other parties involved, but in a second language.
- Collaborate in a (academic) multidisciplinary setting with clients, staff, colleagues and externals.
- Have basic skills in leadership and innovation in complex work and study contexts.
- Communicate the results of diagnostic or organizational psychological praxis to clients.
Competence field 6: Profession-specific competency
- Integrate aspects of historical development in organizational psychology in scholarly work.
- Integrate ethical and normative aspects in scholarly work.
- Adopt an attitude of civic engagement/active citizenship in domains relevant to organizational psychology.
- Integrate sensitivity towards cultural differences and respect for diversity in organizational psychological scholarly work.
- Systematic attention to sustainable development in scholarly work.
- Understand, recognize and encourage entrepreneurship.
- Choose a role as a novice practitioner in society.
- Use of diagnoses on organizational psychological problems or questions in daily practice.
- Design, develop and customize organizational psychological diagnosis and intervention methods.
- Being able to use a variety of organizational psychological intervention methods and techniques.
- Operationalize, implement and evaluate organizational psychological intervention.
- Independently using scientific organizational psychological knowledge at the level of a starting professional.