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Before choosing courseME2306 Biotechnology - Business - Leadership 12.0 creditsAdministrate About course

The course integrates the students knowledge in the fields of bio technology, management and economy.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus ME2306 (Autumn 2009–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The core of the course is a real project ordered by a company operating within the biotechnology sector. Students work in groups of 3 to 4 students and solve the project with help of systematic and theoretically grounded analysis.

A report, a midterm essay and a final essay are handed in throughout the course.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to integrate the student’s previous studies within biotechnology, economics and leadership. This is done by studying problems that are so complex that, for their solution, they require competence within more than one area of knowledge.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

The student should be accepted to the 4th year of the I-program, specialization Biotechnology and Industrial Management.

Past course ME2302/4D1113

Only for BII (I)

Recommended prerequisites

The student should be accepted to the 5th year of the CINEK-program, specialization Biotechnology and Industrial Management.

Past course ME2302/4D1113


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Jan Trost, 2005, Kvalitativa Intervjuer. Studentlitteratur.

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


  • PRO1 - Project, 12,0 hp, betygsskala: 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.

Other requirements for final grade

Final grades are based on the final essay, as well as on active participation in the course’s seminars.

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 ME2306

Offered by

ITM/Industrial Economics and Management

Main field of study

Biotechnology, Industrial Management

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

Established 2004-10-14.

Replaces 4D1190.