Course syllabus

Processbaserad verksamhetsutveckling
Process-based Business Development

MTTN30, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 3
Date of Decision: 2012-04-25

General Information

Elective for: I4, I5-mf, M4-lp, MD4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The overall purpose of the course is to – within the subject area Process Based Business Development – give the student concrete tools and methods as well as principles, concepts and visionary perspectives. Through the understanding, skills and attitude development obtained, a foundation is provided for future active participation in the process orientation that is becoming increasingly characteristic of industry and public sector.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Driving forces and motives for process based business development. Processes and the process concept. Process oriented organizations. Structure and leadership for process organisations. Customers and customer satisfaction. Identifying and mapping processes. Measurement system for processes. Analysis and development of processes. Business development with a process paradigm. Management system, Business Process Management. Cross-organisational processes.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: To qualify for a final grade the student must have completed the compulsory assignments and passed the written examination.

Code: 0110. Name: Process-based Business Development.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed written examination. Contents: Covers literature and lectures.
Code: 0210. Name: Assignments.
Credits: 2,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Satisfactorily carried out assignments. Contents: Two assignments are carried out: Development of a main process chart, and development of measurement systems for one of the processes in the main process chart (order-to-delivery)


Required prior knowledge: Knowledge and skills from basic mandatory courses including applied courses.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 16.
The course overlaps following course/s: MTT230, MTTN05

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Tekn doktor Anders Ljungberg,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is recommended after 150 earned ECTS credit points. The main teacher is PhD Anders Ljungberg. Participation is mandatory for the first session. Absence from the first class session will result in an automatic drop from the course.