Skip to main content
Till KTH:s startsida Till KTH:s startsida

ME2066 Strategy and Industrial Marketing 6.0 credits

Strategy and Industrial Marketing is today equally present in the private and public sector.  Job descriptions as head of strategy, marketing manager and business developer are common in Swedish technology-intensive firms. Companies within the industrial sector, search for deep competencies at the intersection of strategy, marketing and technology. This course takes as its ontological point of departure the research frontier in strategy and industrial marketing with a strong link to the pragmatic side and development of problem-solving skills in a practical business reality. 

A primary objective with the course is to enable research anchored knowledge in strategy and industrial marketing with examples from a rich variation of industrial real-setting examples from companies. After partaking in this course the student should be more ready to act in a senior professional role in a technology intensive firm.

About course offering

For course offering

Spring 2025 Start 17 Mar 2025 programme students

Target group

No information inserted

Part of programme

Master's Programme, Industrial Management, åk 1, Mandatory


P4 (6.0 hp)


17 Mar 2025
2 Jun 2025

Pace of study


Form of study

Normal Daytime

Language of instruction


Course location

KTH Campus

Number of places

Min: 10

Planned modular schedule


For course offering

Spring 2025 Start 17 Mar 2025 programme students

Application code



For course offering

Spring 2025 Start 17 Mar 2025 programme students


Henrik Uggla,, +46 8 790 87 34


No information inserted

Course coordinator

No information inserted


No information inserted
Headings with content from the Course syllabus ME2066 (Spring 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course disposition

See the course syllabus.

Course contents

The course focuses on strategy and industrial marketing in technology-intensive companies and organisations.
Particular emphasis is put on the relationship between strategy and marketing based on both a theoretical research perspective and a practical problem solving perspective with the company's frame of reference and problem view. Based on development tendencies and the knowledge horizon in strategy and industrial marketing, the teaching covers for example the strategy process with values, business model, vision and mission.

Great emphasis is furthermore put on understanding of segmentation and positioning processes, sales processes and consumer behaviour in industrial operations.

Considerable emphasis is also placed on different theories and the contrasts between transactional and relationship marketing. An important part of the course and the learning is through a project with a focus on the relationship between strategy and industrial marketing around strategic and tactical access.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the students should be able to:

  1. Analyse strategy and industrial marketing as field of knowledge and understand their main emphasis.
  2. Apply consumer data and consumer insights as tools to develop strategy and tactics in industrial marketing and technology intensive organisations.
  3. Compare and contrast segmentation, positioning and target grouping in industrial marketing.
  4. Explain basic differences in modelling of customer behaviour in producer marketing and consumer marketing.
  5. Analyse branding structures in technology intensive companies and their underlying brand architectures.
  6. Explain similarities and differences between relationship and transactional marketing.
  7. Prepare a written subject report with aim, problem formulation, analysis and references.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

ME2501 Perspectives on Industrial Management completed.

Recommended prerequisites

None in addition to the specific prerequisites.




Course literature will be announced at the start of the course.

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 - Assignment, 6.0 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

See the course syllabus.

Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

Decided by the examiner.


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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Industrial Management

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

See the course and program directory.


Henrik Uggla,, +46 8 790 87 34

Supplementary information

Due to overlapping content you can only take one of the courses ME2066 and ME2098.

Only open for students admitted to the master programme Industrial Management (TINEM)

The course is not open for exchange students.