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Departments' graduate courses for PhD-students.

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Syllabus for

Academic year
TEK255 - Managerial economics  
Ekonomisk analys
 
Syllabus adopted 2019-02-06 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPEPO
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Industrial Engineering and Management
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: English
Application code: 21116
Open for exchange students: Yes
Minimum participants: 10

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   14 Mar 2020 pm SB_MU   09 Jun 2020 pm J,  21 Aug 2020 pm J  

In programs

MPBDP ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS DESIGN, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPEPO ELECTRIC POWER ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPEES EMBEDDED ELECTRONIC SYSTEM DESIGN, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)

Examiner:

Gunnar Wramsby

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Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

Students taking this course are expected to have had some exposure to economics and some knowledge of calculus would also be helpful although not necessary.

Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with basic concepts and economic models that can be used in decision making in industrial firms.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

  • Understand the basic concepts in managerial economics
  • Understand and also analyze managerial economics at different firm levels   
  • Be able to apply different economic decision models
  • Understand how to use different economic decision models in different contexts

Content

  • Introduction to economic theory   
  • Costing based on variable and fixed costs 
  • Decision making with relevant costs and a strategic emphasis 
  • Investment calculation
  • Basic economic theory
  • Pricing analysis

Organisation

The course consists of:
  • Series of lectures
  • Supervision of projects

Literature

Literature will be announced on the course homepage two weeks before start of the course.

Examination including compulsory elements

Written examination in two parts:
  • Written exam (4 hours)
  • Group case work (report)


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