Økonomi og administrasjon - siviløkonom, masterprogram
Økonomi og administrasjon - siviløkonom, 5-årig masterprogram
Bachelor level courses in Introduction to Economics and Microeconomics
On successful completion of this course the student should be able to
demonstrate knowledge of how different behavioral mechanisms affect motivation at the workplace
use economic theory to analyse and discuss various incentive problems in organisations
use economic theory to understand organisation and management of companies
evaluate how organisational change and management can increase employees' motivation
critically assess empirical evidence
Based on economic theory and analysis, this course offers the students a theoretical framework for understanding and analysing different organisational topics. In particular, the students will learn how to apply microeconomic theory, game theory, behavioral economics and econometric analysis to explore traditional general management questions and to investigate incentive problems relevant to both public and private enterprises. Furthermore, real-world examples and field-studies of actual workplaces will be integrated in the course.
Undervisnings- og læringsformer
Lectures, student presentation seminars and group work. Estimated workload is about 200 hours.
Vilkår for å gå opp til eksamen
Approved mandatory assignments. More information is available in Canvas.
A 4-hour written individual examination. Grading by letters.
End of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.