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Strategic Management Control 7.5 credits

Strategisk ekonomistyrning
Second cycle, R7003N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2021 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Business Administration
Subject group (SCB)
Business Administration
Main field of study
Business Administration

Entry requirements

The ability to apply and integrate the different areas of business administration equal to the course aim of Integral course, Business Administration (O0008N) 7,5 credits as well as knowledge and abilities equal to the aims of the courses Group accounting (R0020N) 7,5 credits and Accounting and Control (R0016N) 7,5 credits/Management Control (R0001N) 7,5 credits or one of these replaced with other specialization course in accounting och control as approved by examiner.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim

Upon completion of this course the student should be able to theorize and reflect upon the relationships between strategy, organization and management control.

The student should also be able to theorize and reflect upon behavioural aspects related to management control.

The student should critically assess the theories and models included in the course.

The course brings up theories of Management Control in a broader sense and from different perspectives. It deals with both the managing of an organisation and the managing within an organisation, the latter on various organisational levels. The strategic Management Control will be studied and linked to management philosophy and business development.

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
Lectures, lessons, seminars and work shops.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
The examination is assessed in performances at work shops and the compulsory sessions, in compulsory case studies (assignment reports) and take-home examination. The course awards the grades pass with distinction (VG) pass (G) or fail (U).

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETKS 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.

Anders Hersinger

Transition terms
The course R7003N is equal to IEF335

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2015 Sp 1
Macintosh, N. B. Quattrone, P. (2010) Management Accounting and Control Systems: An Organizational and Sociological Approach, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons (senaste upplagan).
Scientific articcles (determined at the beginning of the course)
Literature might be added.

Course offered by
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0002Written examU G VG *6.00MandatoryA15
0003SeminarsU G#1.50MandatoryA15

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.

Syllabus established
by 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts 17 Feb 2021