Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: C4, I4, M4. Course coordinator: Prof Per Odenrick, and PhD Mikael Blomé,, Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 16. Assessment: For a passing grade the student must actively participate in the obligatory portions as well as receive a passing grade on a project as well as on a written test. Home page:

The students will acquire basic knowledge in handling the mutual responsibilities of management and co-workers in projects. The students will also learn how to motivate and apply methods to initiate, plan, perform, report, and follow up on a project. In addition, the students will gain insights into project leadership conditions such as motivation, values and attitudes, which affect the relationships between members of a project.

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

Central areas of the course include:

Project as a phenomenon and concept; management and co-membership; group and team processes; conflict management; decision processes; initiating, planning, carrying out and evaluating projects; project tools and techniques.

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