AF1740 Economics, calculation and organization 7.5 credits

Ekonomi, kalkylering och organisation

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Capital investment calculations
  • Cost and revenue analysis
  • Construction costing
  • Organization theory

Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the student should be able to

  • apply investment calculations with different methods (Net Present Value, Pay-Back, Internal rate of return, Annuity)
  • arrange and apply calculation methods based on direct as well as on indirect costs, to execute prime cost calculations, and utilize calculation models based on direct variable costs as well as on marginal costing in construction management
  • analyze different organization models based on structure, performance and application.
  • analyze market strategic aspects of business operations
  • describe a marketing process and create an action plan for a sustainable development of the business concept in a business plan
  • describe the main features of the practical application of Swedish labor law.

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Literature and preparations

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Recommended prerequisites

AF1717 Technical Work, Methods and Tools

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Sven Dahlström

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Constructional Engineering and Design

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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Contact

Sven Dahlström (sven.dahlstrom@byv.kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.