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Before choosing course

The state of the art in scenario methods
The difference between descriptive, normative, quantitative and qualitative scenarios
The principle of scenario based planning. Experiences from carried case studies using fore- and backcasting methods
Scenario methodology and conflict resolution management
The case study with a selected scenario method

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MJ2674 (Autumn 2009–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The state of the art in scenario methods
The difference between descriptive, normative, quantitative and qualitative scenarios
The principle of scenario based planningExperiences from carried case studies using fore- and backcasting methods
Scenario methodology and conflict resolution management
The case study with a selected scenario method

Intended learning outcomes

After you have passed the course you should be able to:

  • Describe and explain different scenario methods.
  • Assess and explain how scenario methods can be utilized to facilitate planning and conflict management in decision making processes.
  • Assess in a group a problem, choose appropriate methodology and develop a scenario.
  • Specify and describe how carried out scenarios can be qualitatively assess. 

Course Disposition

Lectures:   6 * 2 h
Seminars:  3 * 4 h

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 150 academic credits (ECTS) in a program of engineering, or natural science.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Papers published in scientific reports and journals.

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

Examination

  • PRO1 - Project, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • UPP2 - Home Assignment, 1,5 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.

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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Examiner

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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 MJ2674

Offered by

ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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