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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus ML1107 (Autumn 2014–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • organization models
  • leadership theory
  • group theory
  • communication
  • behavioural models
  • conflict management styles
  • self-knowledge
  • stress-related behaviours

Intended learning outcomes

After completed course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe various organizational models with focus on those found in modern-day technical companies
  • Describe various types of leadership and their relation to an organization’s structural and humanitarian perspectives. Special consideration is taken to circumstances found in the manufacturing industry and other technical companies
  • Implement methods relevant for group development in a modern-day technical environment
  • Identify warning signals indicating stress related states of illness
  • Describe the personal understanding gained during the course while collaborating with others. Applications in future leadership roles or roles of collaboration also need to be shown, especially in relation to the manufacturing industry

Course Disposition

group assignments
applied exercises
literature studies
experience sharing
guest lectures
project work

The work is based on the principles of process/content related group dynamics and, as far as possible, on experience-based learning.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Promoted to school year 3

Recommended prerequisites

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Kursbok meddelas senast fyra veckor före kursstart.

Diverse material som presenteras under kursens gång.

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, 6,5 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.

The examination consists of a seminar where students in groups account for their projects and for the process that have been used in the group, and for the texts that is handed in for assessment.

Compulsory attendance on the seminar day.

Other requirements for final grade

Criteria for final grade are distributed the beginning of the course. Final grading: A-F

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 ML1107

Offered by

ITM/Sustainable Production Development

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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