HE1201 Business Economics and Entrepreneurship 6.0 credits
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Content and learning outcomes
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.
Literature and preparations
Knowledge corresponding to the qualification requirements for the admission to the master's programmes in engineering.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- TEN1 - Examination, 4.0 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.
Other requirements for final grade
Passed examination (TEN1; 4 ECTS credits), Grades A, B, C, D, E and F
Passed laboratory work with business concept and related calculations (ÖVN1; 2 ECTS credits), Grades P/F
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.
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