Syllabus for Industrial Management

Industriell ekonomi

A revised version of the syllabus is available.


  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1TE743
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Industrial Engineering and Management G1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2016-03-10
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Spring 2016
  • Entry requirements:

    30 credits within natural sciences/engineering/pharmacy/medicine.

  • Responsible department: Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Learning outcomes

After a successfully completed course, the student should be able to:

  • choose, prepare, interpret and use cost estimates as a basis for the different situations in an industrial company,
  • interpret financial statements and other financial reports of industrial companies, including the income statement, the balance sheet, the cash flow statement and key measures in these,
  • describe how the results control, activity control, people control and cultural control can be dealt with in an industrial company,
  • design different combinations of systems for management control for an industrial company in the student's field of study,
  • briefly explain how business operations, management, organisation and strategic planning function in an industrial company.


Cost-volume-profit analysis, product costing, investment analysis, accounting and bookkeeping, budgeting, financing, financial analysis, and management control are discussed as support for and a background to decision-making. Insights into the structure of businesses, entrepreneurship, project management, production, organisation, management and marketing gives an understanding of the industrial company's condition.


Lectures, exercises, seminars and tutorials.


Written exam (5 credits). Written assignments and a seminar give bonus points at the regular exam and the first re-examination of the course section.

Other directives

The course may not be included in a degree together with any of the following courses: 1TE728 Industrial Management and 2FE025 Business Studies, Basic Course A/B.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Spring 2016

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

Literature in the form of pdf files, as well as links to filmed material and articles, are provided on the course website.

Last modified: 2022-04-26