Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: A4, V4ib. Course coordinator: Professor Anders Ekholm, och Civ. eng. Håkan Fjällström, Projekteringsmetodik. Prerequisites: VBE051The Construction Process, Basic Course. Recommended prerequisits: Third year at the A- and V-programmes. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 20. Selection criteria: Credits awarded or credited within the study programme. Assessment: 80% precence, passed written examination and seminar task. Further information: Course language is Swedish. Course leader is civ. eng. Håkan Fjällström, 070-8858496. Home page:

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

The course analyses and describes the building process and the cooperation between different professional roles and focuses on how the design process can be directed and controlled by the design management. The course includes the following for the design manager important elements:

The course is based on lectures, exercises and private studies. The exercises deal with a concrete case. The private studies concern investigations and exercises related to course literature.

Basic literature
Akademiska Hus. Riktlinjer för projektering. Akademiska Hus AB. 2000. ISBN 91-88826-02-3.
Fjällström H. och Forsström S. Ett arbetssätt för bättre byggprojekt. Diplomarbete 1999:6, Byggkonstruktion, KTH
Nilsson, B. Individ och grupp. En introduktion till gruppsykologi. Studentlitteratur AB. 1993. ISBN 9144374615
Ryd, N. Ju förr desto bättre. UFOS och Svenska Kommunförbundet. 2003. ISBN 91-7289-170-X
Lecture material.
Advanced reading
Stintzing, R. Leda projektering i byggprocessen. Formas, Stockholm. 2005. ISBN 91-540-5941-0.
Winch G. Managing Construction Projects. 2002. Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 0-632-05888-9