Course syllabus

Byggprocessen med företagsekonomi
The Construction Process with Business Economy

VBEA20, 7 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 4
Date of Decision: 2012-03-30

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYA2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish

Aim

The subject aims to cultivate the knowledge and understanding concerning the players involved, rules and the process that must be taken into consideration when planning, producing and managing a construction project. The course also aims at imparting basic knowledge of business economy, estimation methods and analysis.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Contents

In general the subject focuses on the construction process as a whole. Specifically the construction process concentrates on the aspects of planning process, project management, production stage, administration and working environment. Meanwhile the business economy aspects handle on costing, income analysis, investment assessment and production estimation. In addition the basic knowledge also focuses on the managing of group process.

The course is based on a series of seminars focusing on the different stages of the construction process. This part of the course will be examined in the form of submissions and discussions. In parallel, the seminars will be complemented with lectures and exercises in the construction process and the basic knowledge on business economy. The business economy with construction technique application and the construction process will be tested via written examinations.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Assessments are divided into two written examinations.

Parts
Code: 0112. Name: Written Examination Economics.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination economics
Code: 0212. Name: Written Examination Construction process.
Credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination construction process.

Admission

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBEA15, VBE601, VBE605

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Anne Landin, anne.landin@construction.lth.se
Course administrator: Christina Glans, christina.glans@construction.lth.se
Course homepage: http://www.bekon.lth.se/utbildning/grundutbildning/
Further information: Written examination, 3 hp, home examination, 4 hp.