Last edit: 12/03/2009
Approved: 17/08/2009

Beyond the objectives which are specified in the Higher Education Degree Ordinance, there are also specific goals for this programme. After completing the programme, the student should:

Knowledge and understanding

• Show deep knowledge about established and new theories and models within the Industrial Management area as a complement to and a development of the earlier acquired technical and natural scientific knowledge

• Show deep knowledge about establishment, management, planning, follow-up, development, and termination of companies and other organisations based on strategic choices, and about how these choices affect the organisations efficiency and its interest’s support and exchange.

• Show deep knowledge about scientific tools used to analyse, work with, and evaluate facts, and about how knowledge is developed in the gray-area between technology, natural science and social science.

Skills and abilities

• Show a good ability to, through perspective changes, constructively and creatively reflect over, handle, and solve technical economical and organisational problems in industrial activities for one’s self as well as together, and then also be able to put individual activities and engineers in one larger organisational unit

• Show a good ability to apply theories within industrial management in practical activities with consideration to technical and natural scientific aspects and with regards to relevant scientific, professional and social judgments and approaches.

• Show the ability to handle economy and management models and the ability to theoretically and practically analyse company’s economical problems, show preparation for a successful execution of planning and management-related assignments on varying levels within modern and future technology-intensive companies independently and in a group.

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

• Show a reflective approach to and ability to discuss responsibility, ethics, equality, global balance, gender equality, and ecological balance which are prerequisites to today’s and tomorrow’s business activities.

• Show a good analytical ability as well as the ability to reflectively and critically think in relationship to established theories and practices, and about how knowledge is developed within natural science, technology and social science.

Reference to the local degree ordinance of the Royal Institute of Technology (The KTH-Handbook).