Syllabus for Leadership and Culture

Ledarskap och kultur


  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1TG293
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: G1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2019-03-05
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2019
  • Entry requirements:

    Projects and Leadership 15 credits

  • Responsible department: Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Learning outcomes

After passing the course, students should be able to

  • describe the concept of culture
  • identify and analyse cultures from an individual, group and organisational perspective,
  • write and orally present a report based on a cultural analysis,
  • examine and critically review another student's cultural analysis report,
  • describe different scientific methods.


Cultural norms and perceptions and their impact on the individual, group and organisation. Different aspects of diversity and their importance in creating a sustainable organisation. Cultural analysis using the letter method. Write, present and critically review a report. Scientific methods with a focus on data collection and analysis.


Lectures, discussions in groups, seminars and workshop.


Written assignments (1 credit), active participation in seminars (1 credit) and oral and written presentation of the final report with accompanying oral and written critical review (3 credits).

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may decide to make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding targeted pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.

Other directives

The course cannot be included in a degree together with 1TG261 Leadership and Culture.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2023

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

Valid for the distance course

  • Alvesson, Mats Organisationskultur och ledning

    3., [omarb.] uppl.: Malmö: Liber, 2015

    Find in the library


Material provided at the start of the course will be added.

Valid for the campus course

  • Alvesson, Mats Understanding organizational culture

    2. ed.: Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2013

    Find in the library


Material provided at the start of the course will be added.

Reading list revisions

Last modified: 2022-04-26