Course syllabus

Technique for Construction Management

VBEF15, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2020-03-23

General Information

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


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.

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


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

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Examination consist of written examination and final reports.

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:

Assumed prior knowledge: VBFA01 Building Technology and Building Services and VBEF01 Project Management.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Rikard Sundling,
Course administrator: Kolbrun Arnadottir,
Course homepage:
Further information: Some parts of the course may be taught in English.