Introduction to Leadership - Quality Management - Improvement

5 credits

Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 1TG284

A revised version of the syllabus is available.
Education cycle
First cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
Industrial Engineering and Management G1N
Grading system
Fail (U), Pass (G)
Finalised by
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 4 March 2021
Responsible department
Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Entry requirements

General entry requirements and Mathematics 3b or 3c/Mathematics C

Learning outcomes

After passing the course, students should be able to

  • describe some common tasks for a quality development officer and give examples of some local and national companies and organisations where these occur
  • identify and reflect on ethical issues related to potential professional roles
  • write a simple scientific report
  • plan and carry out an oral presentation
  • use the computer systems required for the introductory courses in the programme and apply the rules for using the university's IT systems
  • search the library databases and give an account of equal opportunities/equal treatment with respect to different grounds of discrimination.
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Study technique. Information about the future professional role. Ethical issues associated with the professional role, quality technology and leadership. The university's computer systems and networks, and ethical rules for their use. Introduction to common software, such as word processing and spreadsheets. Information retrieval. Report writing, reference management, plagiarism, quotations and oral presentation. Theory of knowledge. Equal opportunities/equal treatment with respect to all grounds of discrimination.


Lectures, seminars, guest lectures and computer exercises.


Written and oral presentations of written assignments (4 credits) and active seminar participation (1 credit).

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 counted towards a degree together with 1TG280 Introduction to leadership - quality - improvement.