Course syllabus

Management Organization

MIO022, 6 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board B
Date of Decision: 2014-04-14

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: I1
Elective Compulsory for: M3
Elective for: C4, D4-se, E3, F4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course Strategic management has the theme ”Organization and management/strategy”. Within this theme the goal is to give knowledge in especially the development, planning, and methods at the strategic and tactical levels in industrial companies. This includes e.g. strategic planning, organizational structure and human resources development at the level of strategic management.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

The main areas that the student shall master are:

After the course the student shall be competent to use the established concepts within the area of strategy and organization to support their understanding of Swedish and international enterprising.


The course consists of an overview of different strategy and organization schools including relevant models and key concepts. Great emphasis is put on the visualization and the integration between theory and application in different kinds of companies with a special focus on the industrial company. The assumption in the course is that the organizational structure and the systems of planning are in near correlation with the company environment and business idea. The course also focuses on the structure of the planning system where different levels of planning are considered - strategic, tactical and operational. The alignment between strategic and organizational planning at different company levels and within different areas (market, product, and organisation, economy) is an essential element of the course.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: The examination consist of two parts: Project work (i.e. large case) which is conducted in a team (with the maximum of four students) and an individual written examination. The final grade is balanced between the written examination (60%) and the project work (40 %). Case seminars, presentation and discussion/debate of the project work are obligatory.

Code: 0105. Name: Management Organization.
Credits: 6. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0205. Name: Practical Work.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.


Required prior knowledge: MIO012/MIOA01 Managerial Economics, Basic Course.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: MIO021, MIO201

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Univ. lektor Carl-Johan Asplund,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course can not be combined in the exam with MIO201 and MIO021.