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FÖ0369-30249 - Course evaluation report

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Additional course evaluations for FÖ0369

Academic year 2019/2020

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30061) 2020-01-20 - 2020-03-24

Academic year 2018/2019

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30063) 2019-01-21 - 2019-03-25

Academic year 2017/2018

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30177) 2018-01-15 - 2018-03-20

Academic year 2016/2017

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30091) 2017-01-16 - 2017-03-21

Academic year 2015/2016

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30179) 2016-01-18 - 2016-03-21

Academic year 2014/2015

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30187) 2015-01-19 - 2015-03-29

Academic year 2013/2014

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30235) 2014-01-20 - 2014-03-30

Academic year 2012/2013

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30194) 2013-01-21 - 2013-03-31

Academic year 2011/2012

Business Strategic Perspectives (FÖ0369-30223) 2012-01-16 - 2012-03-25

FÖ0369 Business Strategic Perspectives, 15.0 Credits

Företagsstrategiska perspektiv

Syllabus approved



Business Administration Agricultural science

Education cycle

First cycle

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, at least 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G2F)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge

Courses corresponding to 120 credits, of which 60 credits within the subject Business Administration.


On completion of the course students will be able to:
- Describe, use and assess the different parts of a company and explain the relationships between these parts
- Apply and reflect on the applicability on the business strategy perspectives and models covered in the course
- Analyze and reflect on the conditions and strategic challenges for commercial businesses
- Analyze the strategic role of the brand.


This course aims to provide students with a wider view of the central business strategy area. The course provides opportunities for deeper study in selected parts of this area. For example, the course deals with service management, the Porter school and resource and skill-based strategies. In addition, the course devotes some time to the central role of commerce and the strategic importance of the brand for many enterprises.

The course covers business strategy perspectives and modes such as:
- Service management school
- Porter school
- Resource and skill-based strategies
- The central role of commerce in the goods chain
- The strategic role of the brand

Formats and requirements for examination

To obtain the credits for the course, students must achieve a pass grade in the written exam and in project work, which is to be reported orally and in writing. Students must also be present and participate actively in seminars and other compulsory elements of the course.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Responsible department

Department of People and Society

Further information

Determined by: Programutskott jordbruk och landsbygd
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course
1) Företagsstrategiska Perspektiv
Author: Bengtsson, L m.fl.
2) I huvudet på Michael Porter
Author: Magretta. J
Comments: Guide till Porters centrala tankar om strategi för konkurrenskraft

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes The course is offered as a programme course: Study Programme in Business and Leadership Horticultural Management Programme - Marketing and Post Harvest, Bacelor´s Programme Agricultural and Rural Management Programme Agricultural and Rural Management Programme Horticultural Management - Gardening and Horticultural Production, Bachelor´s Programme Agricultural and Rural Management Programme Horticultural Management - Gardening and Horticultural Production, Bachelor´s Programme Agricultural and Rural Management Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 26165 SEK Cycle: First cycle
Subject: Business Administration Agricultural science
Course code: FÖ0369 Application code: SLU-30249 Location: Alnarp Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of People and Society Pace: 100%