Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

To provide an understanding of the most common traditional and
new organization theories and different leadership strategies.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to know and be
able to put into practice different kinds of organization theories.
The student is also able to compare different organization and
management strategies.
The student is able to appreciate team-work and feedback in an

Course contents

Organizational theories and models within tourism industry
Personal administration
Leadership vs. management in tourism industry
Strategies within the tourism industry

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Good basic knowledge about the industry as well as first and
second year courses, minimum 100ects

Previous course names

TU-2-015 (6 cr)

Additional information

The course will start the 7th of September.

Recommended or required reading

Alvesson, M. & Sveningsson, S. (red.), 2007, Organisationer, ledning och processer, Studentlitteratur, Lund.
Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist, Thomas Kalling, Alexander Styhre, 2005 (eller nyare), Organisation och organisering, Liber, Malmö
Rollinson, D. 2010, Organisational behaviour and analysis, Prentice Hall.
Bolman m.fl., 2012, Nya perspektiv på organisation och ledarskap, Studentlitteratur, Lund.
Thompson P. & McHugh D., 2008, Att arbeta i organisationer : ett kritiskt perspektiv på organisation och arbete. Liber, Malmö

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Small-group work - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 33 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


  • Fabricius Susanna
  • Hernberg Mervi


Fabricius Susanna

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2015-05-31

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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