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. Scientific theory is taught as an innovation process with a review of how theories and principles were invented. Ethics are exemplified through current ethical dilemmas.
The role and organization of the firm
The organization and society / surroundings / stakeholders
Models of cost and revenue
Adaptation of price and production
Calculation in manufacturing and service industries
Product menu and pricing
Cost, result and volume analysis
Investment in theory and practice
Planning and budgeting
Ethics and Funding requirements
Tips and advice to the entrepreneur
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, as well as understanding that the way the company earns its money is not unimportant.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Form of assessment
No printed or written materials are allowed. Approved basic calculator allowed
Assignment in ethics/theory of science, Assignment in innovation and entrepreneurship
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.