SMF3091F - Sustainable Strategies


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours B

Course content

Resources and capabilities, ethics, strategy perspectives, competition, strategy choices and paradigm.

Learning outcome

Upon completion of the course, the student:


  • Have broad knowledge of how strategic processes take place in sustainable organizations
  • Know modern research in the field of strategy with special emphasis on the resource-based paradigm.
  • Is able to update their knowledge by understanding strategic aspects of case descriptions


  • Can apply and make reasoned choices based on a theoretical understanding of the field of strategy
  • Can reflect on own choices in the field of strategy
  • Can master relevant tools and forms of expression in the field

General competence:

  • Has insight into issues related to competition environment, competitive prerequisites and abilities
  • Know new thinking and innovations in the strategy field.

Learning methods and activities

Online learning activities. It will be limited lectures and two papers must be approved before exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignments

Further on evaluation

Exam at the time of easter - se exams plan.

Re-sit of written exam in August.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Business Administration (part-time) (BØKLED-F)

Required previous knowledge

SMF2281 Business Strategy

Course materials

Strategic Management (2015) Lynch, Pearson 7th edition, ISBN: 978-1292064666

Further readings will be announced later.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SMF3091 7.5
SMF3041 7.5 AUTUMN 2018
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 B 2024-04-11 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL415 Sluppenvegen 14 10
M433-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 6
M414-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 0
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 B 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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