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Construction Management II 7.5 credits

Byggstyrning och -ledning
Second cycle, W7010B
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2022 Sp 3 - Present
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Construction Engineering and Management
Subject group (SCB)
Building Technology

Entry requirements

Basic understanding about the building process and the role of construction in the building process and planning and management of building projects equivalent to the courses P0001B Construction management and P0007B Project management.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
After completed course, the student should be able to:
- Describe the construction process of today, model-based construction and risk management
- Describe and apply basic concepts of leadership, communication, group development and decision-making
- Describe and apply basic lean construction  

The course covers how you manage and develop part of the construction process for building and civil engineering projects and gives knowledge about modern enabling tools.

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
The course contains a number of theory lectures where an introduction to the construction process of today, lean construction, leadership, risk management and model-based cost estimation and scheduling is given. The lean construction part also features a practical assignment. The student work in smaller groups in a project with planning and cost estimation and use the theory from the lectures to try different concepts and reflect on pros and cons of those. The course ends with a seminar.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
The examination consists of project and theoretical tasks. The entire course is graded U 3 4 5. The system is described in detail in the study guide that will be distributed at the beginning of the course. Compulsory participation applies for the practical assignment in lean construction, the guest lectures and the final seminar.

Marcus Sandberg

Literature. Valid from Spring 2022 Sp 3
Hansson, B., Aulin, R., Landin, A., Olander, S., Persson, M., & Persson, U. (2017). Byggledning: produktion. Studentlitteratur.

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0003Theoretical assignmentU G#2.50MandatoryS20
0004project assignmentU G#5.00MandatoryS20

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 14 Feb 2019

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 20 Apr 2021