FE1409 Supplementary course, Managment Control

Single subject course, 15 ECTS credits, First cycle, spring semester 2012

Overview

The aim of the course is that the students should acquire knowledge of the problem of the financial control, structures and processes. The student should analyse different organisations need of economical control and be able to design economical control systems and carry out different forms of economical analysis.

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-January-16 until
2012-March-25

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Main field of study

Business Administration

Admission

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-January-16 until
2012-March-25

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Main field of study

Business Administration

Learning Outcomes

Content

  • Economical control within different kinds of organisations
  • Organisation and financial control
  • Design of strategy and control
  • The contents and design of the financial control
  • New perspectives on financial control and management control
  • Relationship between financial measures of output and how these support superior strategies
  • The Investeringsanalys and its complementary work
  • With mathematical modulation carry out sensitivity analysis of facts for investment
  • The relevance of the need of capital analys and the capital structure on the basis of different mathematical models
  • Carry out dispensation analysies by means of mathematical optimesing models

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should:
  • Be able to understand and analyse economical situations
  • Show knowledge about different economical structures and processes and how these influence organisation.
  • Be able to make assessments about appropriate aims and measure in organisations.
  • Show understanding of the relationship between the situation of organisations, the design of the control and financial preconditions.
  • Be able to analyse and design economical control systems.
  • Be able to evaluate investments in various ways dependent on the circumstances for the analysis.
  • Show understanding the capital structure role for the value of the company and the investment.
  • Show understanding of which role distributions play for the company and its investor.

Generic Skills

In the course, the following general abilities are trained:
  • Ability to analysis and synthesis
  • Critical approach and values
  • Oral and written communication
  • Ability to present and defend own conclusions.

Course literature and other teaching material

Nilsson F, Olve N-G, Parment A. Ekonomistyrning för konkurrenskraft. Liber. Senaste upplagan.

Johansson U, Skoog M. Verksamhetsstyrning – för utveckling, förbättring och förändring. Liber. Senaste upplagan.

Johansson S-E, Runsten M. Företagets lönsamhet, finansiering och tillväxt. Studentlitteratur. Senaste upplagan.

Kompendium och artikelsamling, Managementhögskolan vid BTH.

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-January-16 until
2012-March-25

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Main field of study

Business Administration

Stucture - Literature

Course literature and other teaching material

Nilsson F, Olve N-G, Parment A. Ekonomistyrning för konkurrenskraft. Liber. Senaste upplagan.

Johansson U, Skoog M. Verksamhetsstyrning – för utveckling, förbättring och förändring. Liber. Senaste upplagan.

Johansson S-E, Runsten M. Företagets lönsamhet, finansiering och tillväxt. Studentlitteratur. Senaste upplagan.

Kompendium och artikelsamling, Managementhögskolan vid BTH.

Learning methods

The teaching is given as lectures, seminars and laboratory sessions. Furthermore, compulsory written assignments that are solved are included independent or in groups which be presented before the student group.

Work placement

No work placement is included in the planned learning activities. BTH is aiming for a close contact with the surrounding community when developing courses and programmes.

Teachers

Examiner
Anders Wrenne

Course Manager
Anders Wrenne

Teacher(s)
Mathias Malmgren

Planned learning activities

Time allocation

On average, a student should study 400 hours to reach the learning outcomes. This time includes all the various available learning activities (lectures, self studies, examinations, etc.). This estimation is based on the fact that one academic year counts as 60 ECTS credits, corresponding to an average student workload of 1 600 hours. This may vary individually.

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-January-16 until
2012-March-25

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Main field of study

Business Administration

Examination

Assessments

Component examinations for the course
Code Title ECTS credits Grade
1205 Assignment 1 5 U/G/VG
1215 Assignment 2 5 U/G/VG
1225 Assignment 3 5 U/G/VG

Grading

The course will be graded Fail, Pass or Pass with Distinction.

Future exams

No upcoming, centrally coordinated, examinations for this course were found.

To participate in a centrally coordinated examination, you must enroll in Student's Portal, no later than fifteen days before the examination.

Time and location for the examination will be published about 5 days in advance.

There might be other scheduled examinations. Information concerning these examinations are available in It's Learning or at other places that the person who is responsible of the course will refer to.

Course Evaluation

The course manager is responsible for the views of students on the course being systematically and regularly gathered and that the results of the evaluations in various forms affect the form and development of the course.

Application date

2011-October-15

Course period

2012-January-16 until
2012-March-25

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Number of physical meetings

Compulsory: 0
Optional: 0

Teaching location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

Swedish

Syllabus in English

Main field of study

Business Administration

 

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