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ME1004 Industrial Management, Basic Course 6.0 credits

The course gives an overview of the field of business administration for analysis and management industrial companies.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus ME1004 (Autumn 2010–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

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Intended learning outcomes

Be able to describe the role of the company in the society, the different business cultures, and how companies are organized and managed from a business concept to ongoing operations with the support of strategic planning, formulation of objectives and management control.

Be able to describe central theories within the field of industrial management, such as costing, and to master terminology within the field. Furthermore, to have the ability to use tools in fields such as costing and investment analysis.

Be able to describe the transactions of a company; how they are accounted for, how the information can be analyzed in reports from the bookkeeping system, and how they can be used for the preparation of an annual report and a fiscal declaration for a company.

Be able to analyze the cash flow and the financial tools for a company, and be able to describe how the accounting system of a company is constructed.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Basic eligibility for university studies, including Swedish B and English A or similar.

Recommended prerequisites

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FöretagsEkonomi 100 by Per-Hugo Skärvad & Jan Olsson, latest edition.

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


  • SEM1 - Seminars, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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

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 ME1004

Offered by

ITM/Industrial Economics and Management

Main field of study

Industrial Management, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

ME1005 Industrial management, second level course.


Bo Karlson, (

Supplementary information

Established 2001-04-05 

Replaces 4D1024