Management Control, 6 credits (TDEI19)

Ekonomisk styrning, 6 hp

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Carl-Johan Petri

Director of studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6CDDD Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CDDD Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (International Software Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French (Master Profile Economic Information Systems) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese (Master Profile Economic Information Systems) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish (Master Profile Economic Information Systems) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German (Master Profile Economic Information Systems) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese (Master Profile Economic Information Systems) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering (Master Profile Strategic Management and Control) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering (Master Profile Economic Information Systems) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping o
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CITE Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CITE Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering (International Software Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CMJU Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (International Software Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CDDD Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (International Software Engineering) 9 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CITE Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering (International Software Engineering) 9 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CMJU Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (International Software Engineering) 9 (Autumn 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping v

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering
  • Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge regarding management control.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course is completed the student should have:

  • developed an understanding of how organisations can be managed.
  • be able to evaluate how the behaviour in an organisation is affected through different kind of management control
  • be able to analyse management control systems in different contexts and suggest how the systems should be designed and used.

Course content

The following themes will be discussed:

  • Basic concepts and models
  • Traditional vs. modern management control
  • Responsibility centres
  • Transfer prices
  • Strategic planning, budgeting and follow-up
  • Performance management
  • Corporate governance, internal control and risk management
  • Social Return on Investment

Teaching and working methods

In this course the focus is on how management control systems are designed and used in order to formulate and implement strategies. The course consists of several themes (see below). Every theme is introduced through a lecture, and some of the are used as the theme for case studies.

Examination

KTR1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 53 credits
UPG1AssignmentU, 3, 4, 52 credits
UPG2Case SeminarsU, G1 credits
The grade is given as a combination of the written examination and the hand-in assignment, but will only be given after the cases are completed and given the grade "G".

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Other information

Supplementary courses:
Strategy and management control. 

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström

Examiner

Carl-Johan Petri

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 24 h
Recommended self-study hours: 136 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Other

Additional literature

Other

KTR1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits
UPG1 Assignment U, 3, 4, 5 2 credits
UPG2 Case Seminars U, G 1 credits
The grade is given as a combination of the written examination and the hand-in assignment, but will only be given after the cases are completed and given the grade "G".

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LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

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