Course syllabus

Management Organization

MIO022, 6 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board B
Date of Decision: 2016-03-28

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: I1
Elective Compulsory for: M3
Elective for: B4, BME4, C4, D4-se, E3, F4, K4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


This course aims to analyze and understand industrial and technology-based company's strategic position, strategic choices and how these can lead to competitive advantages. Furthermore, the aim is to understand the strategic planning process, how this is translated into action, and to critically examine a company's strategy based on stakeholder perspective. The course does not cover issues on work organization. These issues are addressed in a separate course.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
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Competences and skills
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Judgement and approach
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The course includes an overview of various strategic and organizational issues and  relevant methods, models and key concepts. Emphasis is placed on visualization and the integration of theory and application in different kinds of companies with focus on the industrial and technology-based company. The course assumes that the organizational structure and planning systems are in close interaction with the company environment and business model. The relationship between strategic and organizational planning at different levels and in different areas (market, product, organization, production, finance) is an essential part of the course content.

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 %). The introduction of the course, 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: Professor Lars Bengtsson,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course can not be combined in the degree with MIO201 and MIO021.