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LMU450 - Economy and organisation
Syllabus adopted 2015-02-18 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TIELL
6,0 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Industrial Engineering and Management

Teaching language: Swedish
Block schedule: C

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0103 Examination 6,0 c Grading: TH   6,0 c   31 May 2016 pm L,  05 Apr 2016 am L,  15 Aug 2016 am L

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TIDAL COMPUTER ENGINEERING, Year 3 (compulsory elective)


Univ adjunkt  Kaj Sunesson
Universitetslektor  Dan Paulin


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


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

  • Use and explain basic economic concepts.
  • Conduct simple economic calculations.
  • Describe and analyze annual reports.
  • On an elementary level understand what a market is and how it affects the companies possibilities to act.
  • Identify and illustrate elementary concepts from the organization area.
  • Use theories concerning group dynamics, leadership, communication and conflicts within professional areas.
  • Describe common processes about changes in organizations.


This course is dealing with the organisation of businesses and the requirements that make a business possible. It is built on three parts.

  1. The first gives an overview of the prerequisites that makes a business possible and how it can be organized.
  2. A second part is dealing with how workgroups and their functions. Description in terms of norms, leadership, communication and conflicts is used for this.
  3. The third part is about how to model the economic aspects of the business. It contains how to account for results, investment accounting, an overview of product accounting etc.


The course builds heavaly on students taking active responsibility for their own learning.

Learning activities consist of lectures, exercises as well as presentations. Some sessions are mandatory .

The lectures are designed primarily to introduce areas which the student are expected to work on. The lectures only cover part of the entire course's theoretical
content and student's active work is

sessions consist of more practical tasks (within organization , calculation
and interpretation of financial statements) to be resolved or processed
during the exercise.
These exercises will provide a more practical picture of what the theory means. Exercises can be done by processing exercises , case studies ,
discussion / workshop on a particular issue or possibly role play.

The approval of compulsory exercises are both the presence and active participation of the sttudent


To be decided


The examination has two parts with one report to LADOK. The two parts is:

  1. Preparation and active participation in the mandatory elements, such as mandatory practice sessions,
  2. Reaching an approved grade on a exam.

For a final approved grade is an approved mark in each of the parts needed. Grades are given in the scale Fail 3, 4 and 5 based on exam results.

All materials and föreläsnings-/övningsinnehåll is grounds for passing.
There are room for alternative examination methods in special cases.

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