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Technology management (ING200)

Introduction to business and entrepreneurship

Course description for study year 2022-2023. Please note that changes may occur.

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Technology management is intended to give bachelor students at the Faculty of Science and Technology a comprehensive introduction to theories and methods of management accounting, including topics of entrepreneurship. An introduction is offered to the economic role of the firm in the community, but the main part of the course is directed at the firm as the financial and administrative unit. The ambition for the course is to train the student in business analysis.
  • The role and organization of the firm
  • The organization and society / surroundings / stakeholders
  • Models of cost and revenue
  • Adaptation of price and production
  • Financial accounts
  • Calculation in manufacturing and service industries
  • Product menu and pricing
  • Cost, result and volume analysis
  • Investment in theory and practice
  • Planning and budgeting
  • About Funding requirements
  • Business plan
  • Establishment Process
  • Tips and advice to the entrepreneur
Learning outcome
After having completed and passed the course the student will have developed a solid toolbox of concepts for management accounting, investment theories, financial accounting, budget and control - closely integrated with fundamental topics of entrepreneurship. The student should also be able to apply these theories and methods to solve and analyze relevant problems.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam 1/1 4 Hours Letter grades Valid calculator

Course teacher(s)
Course coordinator: Johnny Olesen
Course coordinator: Kristin Helen Roll
Course teacher: Roy Endre Holsvik Dahl
Head of Department: Tore Markeset
Method of work

Lectures - Plan for the lectures published on the Internet (Canvas).

Exercises from the curriculum

Overlapping courses
Course Reduction (SP)
Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurship (BIP190_1) 10
Technology management (ING200_2) 8.5
Open for
Biological Chemistry - Biotechnology, Bachelor's Degree Programme Civil Engineering, Bachelor in Engineering Computer Science, Bachelor in Engineering Control Engineering and Circuit Design, Vocational Path, Bachelor in Engineering Control Engineering and Circuit Design, Bachelor in Engineering Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Bachelor in Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor in Engineering Mathematics and Physics, Bachelor's Degree Programme Geosciences Engineering, Bachelor in Engineering Petroleum Technology, Bachelor in Engineering Admission to Single Courses at the Faculty of Science and Technology City and Regional Planning, Master of Science Degree Programme, Five Years Industrial Economics, Master of Science Degree Programme, Five Year Petroleum Engineering, Master of Science Degree Programme, Five Years
Course assessment
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