Last edit: 09/03/2011
Approved: 11/03/2011

Beyond the goals which are specified in the Higher Degree Ordinance, there are also specific goals for this programme.

A graduate from the Industrial Management programme must:

Knowledge and understanding

  • Show a deep knowledge about the area Industrial Management as a complement to, and a continuation of the earlier acquired technical and natural scientific knowledge
  • Show a deep knowledge about establishing, managing, planning, following-up, development, and termination of, foremost, industrial/technically intensive companies and other organisations based on strategic choices and how these choices affect the organisation efficiency and its stakeholders support and exchange
  • Show a deep knowledge about scientific tools used to analyse, calculate, work with and evaluate facts, and about how knowledge develops in the region between technology, natural science and social science.

Skills and abilities

  • Show the ability to, through perspective adoption, constructively and creatively reflect over, handle and solve technical, economical and organisational problems in industrial/technically-intensive organisations each for their own as well as together and then also be able to set certain organisation and technologies in a large organisational and international context.
  • Show the ability to utilise theories, individually and in groups, within industrial management in practical situations with regards to technical and natural scientific aspects and with regards taken to relevant scientific, professional and social judgements and approaches
  • Show the individual ability to handle economic and management models and the ability to theoretically and practically analyse problems within the area of Industrial Economy
  • Show preparations for a successful completion of planning and management-related assignment on different levels within modern and future industrial/technically intensive companies individually and in groups

Ability to make judgments and adopt a standpoint

  • Show a reflective approach with regards to responsibility, ethics, equality, global balance, gender equality and ecological balance which are the conditions for today’s and tomorrow’s business organisations
  • Show an analytical ability for a reflexive and critical thought process in relation to the established theories and practices, and to how knowledge develops within natural science, technology and social science

KTH’s local degree ordinance can be found in KTH’s guidelines