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HU1903 Management 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus HU1903 (Spring 2024–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Leadership and personal development
  • Organisational theory
  • Organisational change
  • Organisation culture
  • Individual reflection and reflection at group level

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • through analysis of own group project and reflection over own behaviour demonstrate an understanding of and understanding of how groups and individuals are developed
  • describe an increased consciousness about own controlling values and their consequences in own behaviour
  • through analysis of own or the application of group member of leadership/cooperation demonstrate an understanding of what characterises a functioning leadership
  • give an account of different organisation models and draw conclusions about their applicability
  • describe essential parts in an organisational change management
  • illustrate factors that influence the culture of an organisation such as leadership and in what way they influence

Course disposition

Experiential learning through a mixture of lectures and active participating.

Students are expected to work in groups both during and outside the schedule.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

  • Completed course ML1110
  • Passed module project in HU1000
  • Passed module quality in ML1111

Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • INL1 - Mandatory Assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • INL2 - Mandatory Assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • INL3 - Mandatory Assignment, 1.5 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

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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

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Course web HU1903

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Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

The course approach will build on the principles of process/content-related group dynamics, experience-based learning and systemic thinking. It will contain several educational activities such as lectures, group work, applied exercises, literature studies, exchange of experience in study groups and project work.