BMRR4010 - Corporate Governance, Business Processes and ICT


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours C , LOVDATA

Course content

Students must acquire knowledge about corporate governance, risk management and internal control, various forms of auditing, as well as skills in obtaining understanding of and describing business models, governance structures, processes, routines, systems and data. Students will acquire the knowledge needed to understand risk and control mechanisms related to business objectives, sustainability, digital business processes, systems for transaction execution, and reporting.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Students should have knowledge about

  • theory and principles of corporate governance
  • the roles and tasks of auditors and other actors related to corporate governance, corporate reporting, sustainability, digitalisation, risk management and internal control
  • frameworks and rules for bookkeeping, risk management, internal control, due diligence processes with regard to sustainability matters, ICT security, anti-money laundering, as well as organization and quality assurance in auditing and accounting firms.
  • business models, digital economy, sustainability and the importance of information and communication technology, database technology and information security

Skills: The student must be able to

  • explain and discuss issues within the course topics
  • identify, describe and evaluate organization, business processes, systems and routines, with indication of risk factors and description of relevant control mechanisms

General competence

The course will contribute to students development of general competence in accordance with the learning outcomes described at program level.

Learning methods and activities

Various forms of work and learning activities will be used, with a combination of lectures, own work with literature and other sources and mandatory activity. The course is suitable for students who participate in learning activities on campus, and it is necessary to participate in activities on campus in compulsory activities, to be allowed to sit for the exam. There will be 2 compulsory activities in the course, which consist of several sub-activities, including submissions, participation in prepared discussions and student presentations, where it is mandatory to participate on campus, both in connection with prepared discussions and own and fellow students' presentations. Dates for and more detailed requirements for compulsory participation will be announced early in the teaching semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Theory and regulations, Management and technology
  • Business models and business knowledge

Further on evaluation

Mandatory activities (2) must be completed and approved to register for the exam. It is only possible to carry out mandatory activity by participating in the learning activities on campus, during the autumn semester.

Approved compulsory activity from previous academic years can be approved.

Written individual exam, Inspera, 4 hours. Support material code: C.

TOnly ordinary exam, both autumn and spring, no resit exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Accounting and Auditing (MRR)
Economics and Business Administration (ØAMSC)

Required previous knowledge

Bachelor in business administration or equivalent bachelor degree.

Course materials

To be announced

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
  • Management Accounting and Control
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
NTNU Business School


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 C , LOVDATA 2023-12-05 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL321 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL515 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL311 grønn sone Sluppenvegen 14 25
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 C , LOVDATA INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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