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HE1031 Economics and Organizational Theory 7.0 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus HE1031 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • The course provides knowledge about how business calculation is built up and is used in started new companies as well as in older established companies, where the infrastructure often is partly given.
  • Practical work with product and investment calculations in the short-run as well as in the long run is carried out with cases from different companies in different branches.
  • Updated qualitative and quantitative business calculation methods, that are used in technology oriented companies, are analysed, compared and evaluated.
  • The process of creating and developing a business concept and implement it to an adequate market is studied. Different motives and impelling forces behind new companies are analysed.
  • Practical work with different types of companies, their organizational models and marketing management.

Intended learning outcomes

To be completed autumn 2019

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

General entrance requirements. - successful completion of upper secondary education, knowledge of Swedish and English

Recommended prerequisites

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Olsson, J & Skärvad: Företagsekonomi 100, Faktabok, Liber Ekonomi, senaste upplaga

Olsson, J & Skärvad: Företagsekonomi 100, Övningsbok, Liber Ekonomi, senaste upplaga
Olsson, J & Skärvad: Företagsekonomi 100, Lösningar, Liber Ekonomi, senaste upplaga

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

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


  • TEN1 - Examination, 5.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 2.0 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

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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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.

Further information

Course web

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Course web HE1031

Offered by

CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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