Industrial Economics, 6 credits (TEIE53)

Industriell ekonomi, 6 hp

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Daniel Ellström

Director of studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6CKTS Communications, Transport and Infrastructure, M Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 1 1 Swedish Norrköping o
6KFTL Air Transportation and Logistics, Bachelor's Programme 2 (Spring 2017) 1 1 Swedish Norrköping o
6KLOG Civic Logistics, Bachelor´s Programme 2 (Spring 2017) 1 1 Swedish Norrköping o
6IBYG Civil Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 4 (Spring 2017) 1 1 Swedish Norrköping o
6CIEN Electronics Design Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 6 (Spring 2017) 1 1 Swedish Norrköping v
6CMEN Media Technology and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 1 Swedish Norrköping v

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Communications, Transport and Infrastructure, M Sc in Engineering
  • Air Transportation and Logistics, Bachelor's Programme
  • Civic Logistics, Bachelor´s Programme
  • Civil Engineering, B Sc in Engineering
  • Electronics Design Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Media Technology and 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.

Intended learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to give the student an introduction and orientation about the interaction between the society, companies, markets and customers. After the course the students should

  • understand the environment a company operates in, how the market can look like and competitive strategies that can be used.
  • be able to utilize different product and investment calculation methods,
  • understand the principles of accounting and financial reporting,
  • analyse and draw conclusions from the annual financial reports by calculating key financial indicators.
  • conduct a project work that describes and analyses a companies financial and/or market position.

 

Course content

The economics situation in Sweden and in other countries. Markets and prices. Market structures, competition and business strategies. Accounting and analysis of balance sheet and profit and loss account. Product profitability and investment calculations. (Logistics), organisation and marketing theories.

Teaching and working methods

Case studies and problem solving will be a part of the seminaries and lectures. A group project assignment in either an existing company or in macroeconomics will be conducted.

Examination

PRA1ProjectU, G2 credits
TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 54 credits

Grades

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

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Johan Holtström

Examiner

Daniel Ellström

Education components

Preliminär schemalagd tid: 48 h
Rekommenderad självstudietid: 112 h

Course literature

"Företagsekonomi - från begrepp till beslut", Holmström, N (2007 el senare) eller motsvarande litteratur.
"Företagsekonomi - från begrepp till beslut", Holmström, N (2007 el senare) eller motsvarande litteratur.
PRA1 Project U, G 2 credits
TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 4 credits

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