Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 9. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: V4fu, V4ib. Course coordinator: Associate professor Anne Landin,, Byggnadsekonomi. Prerequisites: V: VBE013 The Construction Process and Business Economics. L:VFT045 Real Estate Economics. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 15. Assessment: Examination consist of final examination and final report (60%/40%). Home page:

The subject aims in increasing the awareness of market for construction companies, business concept, leadership management, organisation, economy, quality and environmental system and strategy. Furthermore essential knowledge are important to enable construction projects to be carried out with regard to time and resource planning, quality assurance, safety, tendering and production calculations etc. that takes place in a construction company. Overall the aim of the subject is to cultivate leadership qualities and administration of production of construction projects.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

In general the subject focuses on the construction process as a whole. Specific emphasis will be on time scheduling and cost control during construction process. In addition project monitoring, quality assurance, leadership qualities and company management will also be taught

1. Nordstrand U, Byggprocessen, Studentlitteratur
2. Kurspärm, Byggnadsekonomi
3. AB 04, svensk Byggtjänst
4. Practical subjects from the homepage of Department of Construction Management