|Business Administration 3, Focus on Strategy and Control, 30 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|The course aim is to provide the student with in-depth insights of - as well as the ability to use - the language and theoretical business models concerning the strategic processes and the control issues that are used in a modern international business venture.
Furthermore, the course also aims to provide the students the tools that will allow them exercising the acquired insights in a thesis that will be presented and defended in a seminar.
|Strategy and Control, advanced level, 15 hp and a thesis 15 hp.
The course Strategy and Control consists of two parts.
The first part – The Process View on Management 7,5 hp – applies to the interrelation and the links between strategic planning and international activities.
The second part – Management Control 7,5 hp – focus on the methods used for implementing strategies.
Thesis, 15 hp.
Business Administration 3 is concluded with a thesis. This includes an independent part of reading, but also a thesis work. The direction of the reading part will be adjusted according to the focus of the theis.
The thesis aims to ensure that the student will further develop his/her ability in the field through a increased scientific as well as metodological rigor as a point of departure. In doing so the students are expected to independently formulate, plan, carry out, interpret, analyse a focused questions which can be considered to carry relevance to the theoretical field.
| The teaching will be carried out through lectures and seminar exercises.
|The examination of the initial two courses will be done as an exam at the end of each course or may have format of a project work within the frame of the course – or even by using both forms for examination.
A student who has failed the course (or a part of the course) two times is entitled to ask for another examinor at a renewed appointment for examination.
A student who has passed the exam, is not allowed a renewed exam in order to obtain a higher mark.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
Business Administration 1, 30 ECTS credits, with the grade ‘passed’ and Business Administration 2, 30 ECTS credits, with at least 22,5 ECTS credits ‘passed’, or equivalent.
Engelska B"; i.e. English as native language or an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paperbased 575 + TWE-score 4.5, internetbased 90 TWE-score 20), IELTS, academic (minimum score: Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent..
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|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.