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ML1030 Industrial Economics and Organisation 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus ML1030 (Spring 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Short-term optimization (contribution calculation), overhead cost allocation (cost price calculation), profit and investment calculations
  • Accounting; principles and rules, and financing
  • Basic concepts and models in industrial marketing
  • Corporate forms, formal and informal organizational structures, quality work, management philosophy and the influence of other soft values and properties in the operations of an industrial company
  • Socio-economic phenomena such as market economy, unemployment, growth and foreign trade

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • set up and solve various business calculations
  • account for central concepts, methods and rules in the field of accounting
  • account for central concepts, methods and rules in marketing
  • account for central concepts, models and rules for how human work is organized in industrial companies
  • give an overview of socio-economic phenomena such as market economy, unemployment, growth and foreign trade, and have views on various economic political activities based on their own values

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Literature and preparations

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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


  • TEN1 - Written examination, 6.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 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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ITM/Sustainable Production Development

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Education cycle

First cycle

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