Business management and organisation 7.5 credits

Ledning och organisation av affärsverksamhet
First cycle, E0006N
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2020 Sp 3 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Bo Jonsson, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 16 Feb 2015

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 04 Nov 2019

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject group (SCB)
Business Administration

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
After completed course the student should be able to
  • Describe central concepts relating to organizing and managing
  • Apply central frameworks and tools for organizing and managing
  • Analyze how to approach various situations relating to organizing and managing

The course introduces theories and empirical research on organizing and managing, covering both internal and external organizing of resources and competences.

Teaching and learning is carried out through lectures, lessons, self-studies, project assignment and seminars. Participation in seminars is compulsory.

Written exam.
Written report and oral presentation of project assignment.

The course cannot be included in a degree together with O0017N, O0019N, O0004N, O0013N, IEO036, IEO345, IEO601 or IEO617 or any other course with similar content.

Students must register for the course themselves, or contact ETS educational administration, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Sara Thorgren

Transition terms
The course E0006N is equal to O0019N

Literature. Valid from Spring 2020 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Hitt, M.A., Miller, C.C., & Colella, A. (2014). Organizational Behavior. (4th edition). John Wiley & Sons.
Matson, H. & Nilsson, A. (2019). Volvos revansch: Så befriades tigern. Brombergs.
Literature may be added.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examG U 3 4 55.00MandatoryA15
0002Project assignmentU G#2.50MandatoryA15

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.