Course code BUS310

BUS310 Strategy Implementation and Performance Measurements

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Course responsible: Silja Marianna Korhonen-Sande
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2008-2009
Preferential right:
Masters degree students in Business Administration.
Course contents:
The course focuses on performance management and strategy implementation. Balanced scorecard as a strategic tool is a central topic in the course. The theory will be supplemented with both written and oral case discussions in groups.
Learning outcome:
The aim of the course is to give students qualifications within strategy implementation and performance management.
Learning activities:
The course consists of: 1. Lectures. 2. Case work in groups.
Teaching support:
K. G. Hoff and P. A. Holving, Balansert målstyring. Balanced scorecard in Norwegian. Universitetsforlaget 2002 (or newer edition), plus articles and other material handed out.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
The lecturers and group work are mandatory activities.
1. Written cases (groups) (40% of the final grade). 2. Final written examination (individual) (60% of the final grade). Case and the final written examination must be passed during the same semester. Both case and final written examination must be passed for passing the course. Continuation exam (60% of the final grade) will be arranged in the following semester for those who passed the case but not the final written examination . The mandatory activities are valid only for one semester and for the continuation exam in the following semester. 
Nominal workload:
Corresponds to 5 ECTS.
Entrance requirements:
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
An intensive course in the January block with mandatory meetings on selected days, 26 hours of structured activities in total. In addition, students group work on cases.
The course is aimed at students taking a Master"s degree in Business Administration, with specialization Strategy, Management and Mangement Control Systems/Managerial Accounting. 
External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått