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: V4bf, V4hb. Course coordinator: Professor Anne Landin,, Construction Management. Prerequisites: VBEA10 Construction Process. Recommended prerequisits: VBFA01 Building Technology and Building Services and VBEF01 Project Management. Assessment: Examination consist of written examination and final reports. 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

Harris F och McCaffer R, Modern Construction Management 6th Ed, Blackwell Publishing, ISBN 9781405133258
Kalkylering vid bygg och fastighetsutveckling, Hansson, B., Olander, S., Persson, M., ISBN:9789173333597, Svensk Byggtjänst.
Kurspärm, Byggproduktion.
AB 04, Svensk Byggtjänst.