Cost Benefit Analysis, 6 credits

Cost Benefitanalys - samhällsekonomisk projektutvärdering, 6 hp

TEIE83

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Göran Hägg

Director of studies or equivalent

Linnea Tengvall

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
Recommended self-study hours: 112 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6KFTL Air Transportation and Logistics 4 (Spring 2017) 2 3 Swedish Norrköping E
6KLOG Civic Logistics, Bachelor´s Programme 2 (Spring 2017) 2 3 Swedish Norrköping C

Main field of study

No Main Field of Study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Civic Logistics, Bachelor´s Programme
  • Air Transportation and Logistics

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Intended learning outcomes

The students shall acquire knowledge about Cost-Benefitanalysis (CBA) and on a deeper level understand what a CBA includes and how it is performed.

The student shall after the course more specific be able to:
  • Understand and be able to describe important parts of the theory Cost Benefit is based on.
  • Understand and be able to describe concepts used in CBA.
  • Carry out a Cost Benefitanalysis in all steps.
  • Read and understand a CBA and its results made for a relevant project in the society.

    Course content

    The welfare theoretical base includes concepts as consumer surplus, producer surplus, welfare and effectivity and are treated in the beginning of the course. The concepts of benefit and cost are discussed in detail. A large part of the course treat the different steps in CBA, including identifying, quantifying, valuation, discounting, sensitive analysis and presentation. An important part of the CBA is the step valuation, which will be discussed in detail. The use of CBA will be exemplified in different areas.

    Teaching and working methods

    Lectures, exercises and a project work.

    Examination

    UPG1Project2 creditsU, G
    TEN1Written examination4 creditsU, 3, 4, 5

    Grades

    Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

    Department

    Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Director of Studies or equivalent

    Linnea Tengvall

    Examiner

    Göran Hägg

    Education components

    Preliminary scheduled hours: 48 h
    Recommended self-study hours: 112 h

    Course literature

    Mattsson, Bengt, (2006), Kostnadsnyttoanalys för nybörjare, Räddningsverket, ISBN 91-7253-286-6
Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG1 Project 2 credits U, G
TEN1 Written examination 4 credits U, 3, 4, 5

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Mattsson, Bengt, (2006), Kostnadsnyttoanalys för nybörjare, Räddningsverket, ISBN 91-7253-286-6

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving
X

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork
X

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context
X

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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