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:
  • Revised: 2022-02-07
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2022
  • Entry requirements:

    15 credits in science/engineering. Participation in the introductory course for one of the Faculty's programmes.

  • Responsible department: Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Learning outcomes

Upon completing the 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, key measures, budget and sustainalbility analysis in these,
  • explain how the industrial company can be organised and managed,
  • explain the industrial company's value creating processes, how the company can price it's products and how the company works in it's environment.


Volume analysis, costing, investment appraisal, accounting and bookkeeping, budgeting, financing, financial analysis, pricing and management control are discussed as support for and a background to decision-making. Insights into the company and it's environment, leadership, entrepreneurship, organisation, strategic planning, learning and marketing are given as a basis for understanding structure of the industrial company's prerequisits.


Lectures and exercises.


Written examination with oral presentation. Written assignments for higher grade than "Pass".

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may 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 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: Autumn 2022

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Kullvén, Håkan Industriföretagets ekonomi : Atlas Copco industriteknik

    Lund: Studentlitteratur, [2018]

    Find in the library


  • Kullvén, Håkan Management of an industrial company : Atlas Copco industrial technique

    Lund: Studentlitteratur, [2018]

    Find in the library


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

Last modified: 2022-04-26