Single-Course Danish 5 ECTS

Managerial Economics 1

Overall Course Objectives

The students must demonstrate the ability to use the economic theory to analyze concrete situational aspects of corporate decision making, and give one or more suggestions for potential solutions in this matter. The student should also be able to choose and apply specific models, which fits best to a given solution and give reasons for this choice of model and why it is especially applicable

Learning Objectives

  • Have the ability to use and apply cource specific terminology
  • Apply course specific methods to describe and analyze a concrete problem statement and recommend one or more suggestions for a solution and be critical of the data that underlies a specific issue and conclusion.
  • Apply and explain Production Theory
  • Apply and explain Costing Theory, Theory of demand, and Pricing
  • Apply and explain Theory og demand and Pricing
  • Desribe and analyse different market forms
  • Calculate optimal price and quantities under different market forms
  • Explain and apply Linear Programming in connection with determination of opitimal product mix
  • Illustrate and explain the content of a Profit and Loss statement and Balance Sheet
  • Apply and calculate relevant ratios when analyzing a campany’s annual report.
  • Integrate sustainability, ESG, climate and environmental accounts and the SDGs in connection with economic dicision making

Course Content

Annual Accounts (Profit and Loss & balance sheet)
Ratio analysis of the annual accounts
Sustainability and ESG rapporting
Production theory
Cost theory and profitability analysis
Theory of demand and pricing
Different market forms
Price and quantity optimization
Linear Programming

Teaching Method

Class Lectures & Discussions, Cases & Activities



Business Development Group
Global Business Engineering: 2. semester
Production: 1. semester
KemiTeknik og International Business: 2. semester
Fiskeriteknologi: 4. semester

The course is completed by an individual oral examination.

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13 weeks


Engineering Technology


DTU Ballerup Campus

Course code 62223
Course type Graduate Engineer

7.500,00 DKK