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Fredrik Backlund
Fredrik Backlund

Fredrik Backlund

Educational Developer
Luleå University of Technology
Quality Technology and Logistics
Professional Support
+46 (0)920 492077
A2577 Luleå

Educational developer with responsibility for, among other things, coordination of HPC's course offering. Is responsible for the following courses:

  • Course Design (HPC004)
  • Problem-Based & Problem-Oriented Learning (HPC007)
  • Open Network Learning (ONL) - Course given by other universities, where LTU is a partner university

Participates as a teacher in the Qualifying Course for University Teachers (HPC002) and the Research Supervision Course (HPC010).

Also responsible for a doctoral course in project management (FOR043F, 4.5 credits)

Has developed a MOOC on Futurelearn named: Plan for Project Success


At the Department Industrial Engineering & Management been responsible for and/or teached the following courses:

  • Basic course for quality development (7.5 credits)
  • Operational Quality Management (7.5 credits)
  • Customer-focused product development (7.5 credits)
  • Basic course in project management (15 credits)
  • Advanced Project Management (7.5 credits)
  • Integration course (15 credits) - Completed together with a number of other subjects in the management area
  • Distance course in Lean (7.5 credits)
  • Distance course CSR (7.5 credits)
  • Supervision of degree projects (15 or 30 credits)



Article in journal

Continuous improvement (2018)

challenges for the project-based organization
Backlund. F, Sundqvist. E
International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Vol. 5, nr. 7, s. 1306-1320
Article in journal

A project perspective on doctoral studies (2017)

a student point of view
Backlund. F
International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 31, nr. 7, s. 908-921
Conference paper

Lean in project-based organizations (2017)

Sundqvist. E, Backlund. F, de Bruin. J
Paper presented at : 24th EurOMA conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1-5 July 2017
Article in journal

A Holistic View on Learning in Project-Based Organizations (2015)

Chronéer. D, Backlund. F
Project Management Journal, Vol. 46, nr. 3, s. 61-74
Article in journal

Maturity assessment (2015)

towards continuous improvements for project-based organisations?
Backlund. F, Chronéer. D, Sundqvist. E
International Journal of Managing Projects in Business/Emerald, Vol. 8, nr. 2, s. 256-278