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Management Control, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Single Subject Course
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Business administration - FÖA
  COURSE CODE   722G26
After completion of the course the students should be able to:
- describe the role of management control in organizations
- use different theories, models and concepts which are fundamental in the management of organizations
- analyze and discuss the limititations and shortcomings of the traditional means of management control
Management control is a key function in an organization. It is the structure and the process whereby an organization tries to implement its strategic goals. The purpose of control is to achieve efficient use of resources in order to attain organizational effectiveness. For a commercial organization this involves meeting the demands on profitability set by the financial markets. The course gives a broad introduction to the field of management control of organizations and focuses on different theories , models and concepts which can be used by the management. The course covers a wide range of topics related to the management control environment and control process. The topics covered include models for control, organizing for financial resposibility, performance measurement, incentive systems, control in different contingencies, Activity Based Coscting, Balanced Scorecard etc.
The course uses a case approach. The cases are supported by lectures and seminars. In addition to those, the student are expected to study on their own. Language of instruction: English
Examination of students will be carried out through case seminars and written examination, in a combination of individual and group assignments.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

At least two years of undergraduate studies, one of which must be in a discipline relevant to the course.
The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Management Control
Management Control
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IEI - Department of Management and Engineering
Registrar No: 127/07-41   Course Code: 722G26      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Business administration - FÖA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G2X   Basic level     FÖA   SA