SMF3093F - Business and ICT architecture


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 49/100
Home examination 51/100 24 hours

Course content

Subject is related to organization and management. The student will get an introduction to how business and information and communication technology (ICT) is aligned. This includes an understanding of how ICT play a vital role in operation processes, procurement, sales and marketing, supply chain management and supporting processes. ICT solutions to make data and information accessible for decision makers. The relation between business strategy and ICT strategy. Planning ICT procurement and implementation of ICT solutions.

Learning outcome


The student will get

  • an understanding of how organizations structure and forms
  • a general knowledge of an organizations performance measurement and management systems
  • a general knowledge of ICT role within business and organizations
  • a general knowledge of different ICT solutions used in organizations
  • an understanding of new technologies (including industry 4.0) and ICT solutions advantages and possible usage
  • a general knowledge of relevant methods to analyze the organizations ICT needs.
  • an understanding of business strategy and ICT strategy


The student will

  • be able, both individually and in cooperation with others, discuss and explain how ICT is needed and used within organizations
  • be able, both individually and in cooperation with others, discuss and explain the advantages and challenges related to the use of ICT in organizations
  • be able to plan the process to gather and analyze ICT needs
  • be able to discuss approaches for ICT procurement and implementations, both related to innovative new technologies and the interaction to existing ICT environment

General knowledge

The student will

  • have a general knowledge of how ICT is a (essential) part of business management
  • is deliberate of how ICT develops and the economic consequences of ICT usage
  • is able to communicate the subject matter both orally and in writing
  • is able to identify, plan and conduct assignments individually and in cooperation with others

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, flipped classroom, cases, peer instruction, group assignments, project work.

Student participation is expected. Some lectures/group assignments will be mandatory.

Compulsory assignments

  • Project design

Further on evaluation

Mandatory assignment:

Prosject design for project work. Group work, 1 - 3 students. Graded by approved/non-approved. To be deliverd in the begining of the semester.

Project work (1 - 3 students) graded A-F, 49 % of total

Home exam, 24 hours (individual) graded A-F, 51 % of total

Deadline of project work will be 24 hours prior to home exam.

A re-sit exam in August is not offered for the project work. A re-take of the project work can be done when the ordinary exam is offered.

Course materials

Will be announced before semester starts

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 51/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Assignment 49/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS Home examination 51/100 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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