Content and learning outcomes
The course are divided into the five major strands of research within business administration; accounting, entrepreneurship, marketing, organization and strategic management. In each subfield the most important theories will be presented and analyzed
Intended learning outcomes
After the course, the participant should be able to show a good understanding of theories from different subfields of business administration. Furthermore, participants should be able to analyze and compare different theories. Finally, participants should be able to present orally and in writing their analysis of the different theories, and how they relate to their own research.
Literature and preparations
The course is open for doctoral students within business administration or an adjacent subject.
For each subfield the most important works have been chosen to represent that particular subfield. The course literature therefore comprises of 7-8 papers from international journals. A complete literature list will be presented at the start of the course and in the course PM.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- INL1 - Hand in assignments, 5.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- SEM1 - Seminars, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web FAI3027