Industry and business systems
2009-2010 - SMF1301 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students shall have fundamental knowledge about:

  • The industrial and trade business company as part of the community.
  • Restrictions for the business activity.
  • Main information systems and processes that has to function in a production plant.
  • Development of the production organisations, leadership and strategies.
  • Strategic planning.
  • Marketorientation, consumer behaviour, marketing and customer satisfaction.


  • To establish business, ownership, investment and finance.
  • Hand made productions, idustrialisation and massproduction.
  • Organisation, leadership, strategy and running operation.
  • Cooperation and democracy.
  • Laws.
  • Competition, value philosophy, business orientation and marketing.
  • Market and customer behaviour.
  • Goods and service sale.
  • Internationalization.
  • Functions and processes as accounting, budgetting, purchasing, planning of production, logistics and sales organization.

Teaching Methods

Group works
Mandatory assignments

Teaching Methods (additional text)

  • Visiting companies.

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

  • Internal examiner.
  • External examiner is used periodically to evaluate contents, arrangements and the examination system.

Re-sit examination

  • Ordinary resit.
  • Approved exercises are valid only for the first ordinary examination and for the first following resit.

Coursework Requirements

One compulsory exercise

Teaching Materials

Morten Emil Berg: "Ledelse, verktøy og virkemidler", Universitetsforlaget, 3. utgave.