Course syllabus

Bygglogistik och inköp
Construction Logistics and Purchasing

VBEN25, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2018/19
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2018-03-27

General Information

Elective for: V4-bf
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to give the students a basic understanding in construction logistics both internally on the construction site and externally for the delivery of materials and equipment. Resource management, site planning, purchasíng, effect of diffterent production systems and health and safety considerations are important parts of the course. In addition the student shall acquire a basic understanding for the termonologi in logistics such as supply chain management and total cost 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


The course covers construction logistics with focus on construction acttivities. Areas that are covered are about planning construction activities, production planning andsite management. Further topics is construction supply chain management, production systems and methods. Purchasing processes is the other central part of the course with focus in their strategic importance and conn ection to ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Grade is based on written examination. Addtionally a project work and presentation are part of the examination.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: MTTN01

Reading list

Contact and other information

Teacher: Anne Landin,
Course administrator: Christina Glans,
Course coordinator: Stefan Olander,