Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
MANAGEMENT – PROJECT STUDYVBE675
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: IBYA3. Course coordinator: Kristian Widén, kristian.widen@construction.lth.se, Construction Management. Recommended prerequisits: ABV620 Construction technique with architecture and The Construction Process with Business Economy. Assessment: Pass with submission of all assignments and project work. Final grades will be acquired only when all assignments, individual project diary and project work meets the passing grades. Further information: Compulsory for: IBYA3. The course is conducted parallel with course VBE680 Work –Programme, Community Planning and Formation, VBE685 Planning and Design and VBE690 Production, Control and Planning. Home page: http://www.bekon.lth.se/utbildning/grundutbildning/.

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

Contents
With the perspective of community and clients responsibility in view, the course deals with the leadership roll in conditions such as feasibility study, design and production stages in a construction project. Project management, project methodology and construction management stress on how the collaboration between different actors is made possible.

Theories on leadership and how different individuals can function in a group and also management’s responsibilities on organisation’s quality and environmental work is also part of the course.

The pedagogical idea and the overall goal for the course within the Project Work in construction process is to give students an insight and understanding for the construction industry’s working condition through students’ project work which is linked to an actual construction project in the region.

Lectures, exercises and course material support the ongoing case work and relate to the detail parts in general. Great emphasis lies in the integration of education of an overall view of the detailed parts. The course deals with standard and determined associated to the detailed parts. Guest lecturers and external supervisors take part in the student project.

Literature
Project Management Institute: A guide to the project Management Body of Knowledge. PMBOK Guide. Third Edition. American National Standard ANSI/PMI 99-001-2004. ISBN: 1-930699-45-X.
AB04 Allmänna bestämmelser för byggnads-, anläggnings-, och installationsentreprenader. Svensk Byggtjänst 2004. ISBN: 9173330884
ABK 96 Allmänna bestämmelser för konsultuppdrag inom arkitekt- och ingenjörsverksamhet. 1996.
Byggherrens roll och uppgifter: ByggherreForum 2005. ISBN 91-975824-0-9.
Distributed learning compendium and literature dependent on and linked to the project.