SMF1301 - Industry and business systems


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 3 hours C

Course content

To establish business, ownership, investment and finance.

Hand made productions, idustrialisation and massproduction.

Organisation, leadership, strategy and running operation.

Cooperation and democracy.



Competition, value philosophy, business orientation and marketing.

Market and customer behaviour.

Goods and service sale.


Functions and processes as accounting, budgetting, purchasing, planning of production, logistics and sales organization.

Ethics and social considerations.

Learning outcome

Strategic planning and marketorientation.

Consciousness about the comsumer behaviour, marketing and customer saticfaction.

Knowledge about the industrial and trade business company as part of the community.

Understand restrictions for the business activity.

Be ware of the main information systems and processes that has to function in a production plant.

Development of the production organisations, leadership and strategies.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, Group work, academic supervision

Presentation of solutions of the exercises followed by discussions.

Compulsory assignments:

One compulsory exercise. Delivery in groups of 4-5 students.

Compulsory participation in the exercise lesson, minimum 80 %. 

Compulsory discourse.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved exercises

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August

Approved exercises are valid for resit examination.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Business Administration and Management (BØKLED)
Economics and Business Administration (ÅRØKLED)
One-year Programme in Technology Design (TEKDE)
Technology Design and Management (BTEKD)

Course materials

Morten Emil Berg: "Ledelse, verktøy og virkemidler", Universitetsforlaget, 3. utgave, ISBN 978-82-15-01423-4.

Appropriate book in ethics or collection of articles.

Set of exercises.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SMF1301F 10.0


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 C 2017-12-07 09:00 E208 - 2.etg. , A154, 1.etg. A-bygg , A254, 2.etg. A-bygg , B211- 2.etg. , A061, eksamensrom U-etg. A-bygg , B210-2.etg.
Summer UTS Written examination 100/100 C
  • * 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.