Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
PROJECT IN MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS, ADVANCED COURSEMIOF05
Credits: 2. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: I2. Optional for: E4, E4pe. Course coordinator: Ingela Elofsson, ingela.elofsson@iml.lth.se, Production Management. Prerequisites: MIO012/MIOA01 Managerial Economics, Basic Course. Assessment: To pass the project assignment, presence at two laboratory sessions and two written reports is required. Further information: Course registration for MIO040 is required. Home page: http://www.pm.lth.se.

Aim
The project course should develop a holistic view of business administration. The student will apply business models in realistic business situations and understand how different strategic and financial issues are related to each other in practice. The student should also develop an understanding of the importance of cooperation between the market, product development and production functions within the company in order to achieve a sustainable and successful future.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Contents
Business plan and strategy. Accounting, external reports, financial plans and analysis. Product and investment calculation. Capital requirements and financing. Marketing. Product development, production and materials control.

Literature
Compendium