SOS2018 - Society, Organization and Management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 2 days

Course content

The course provides a basic introduction to social science perspectives on organization and management and their role in society. Organization and management have great influence on our lives and on the formation and development of society on all levels. The course explores different types of organizations (public, private, civic) and forms of management both nationally and internationally. The course offers fundamental insight into the core ideas and preconditions that inform and shape management and organization in our time, and their significance for people and society. The course belongs to the generic thematic "management".

Learning outcome

Knowledge: Students in this course will gain insight into the basic ideas and preconditions that shape management and organization, and their societal significance and implications.

Skills: After completing this course, students will have acquired a common language and understanding that can be used working with current challenges related to the management, development and change in organizations.

Learning methods and activities

2 hours of lectures every week throughout the semester or 4 hours per week in the first half of the semester. In addition a number of seminars related to the work with the compulsory activities will be organized. The compulsory activity can only be completed in the fall semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved term paper(s). Number and requirements will be announced in the beginning of the semester

Further on evaluation

Form of assessment: Home exam

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.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

Will be given at the start of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SOS2003 7.5 01.09.2013
SOS1015 7.5 01.09.2013
SOS1003 7.5 01.09.2013
SVSOS120 7.5 01.09.2013
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2020-11-18

Submission 2020-11-20

Release 12:00

Submission 12:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 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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