AI2801 Project Communication 7.5 credits
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Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)C
Subject areaBuilt Environment
Grade scaleP, F
PeriodsAutumn 13 P1 (7.5 credits)
Start date2013 week: 36
End date2013 week: 44
Language of instructionEnglish
Number of lectures20 (preliminary)
Number of exercises30 (preliminary)
Form of studyNormal
Number of placesNo limitation
ScheduleSchedule (new window)
Course responsibleTina Karrbom Gustavsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Recommended for students in the master programme in Real Estate and Construction Management (TFOBM), year 1.
Open for all master programs.
Part of programme
The course teaches and explains the communication forms of project organizations and the tools that can be used to enable formal and informal communication. After finishing the course the participants should be able to understand the communication forms of project organizations and explain the interplay between formal and informal communication. The participants should realize the dynamics of human direct communication and information exchange via different media, and also describe how geographically distributed project work can be organized and managed through communication processes and information technology. The participants should identify tools for communication and describe their use in different process stages, and be able to outline a communication plan for a project.
Course main content
Forms of collaboration. Communication and information. Formal and informal communication. Communication planning. Communication theories. Complexity of professional knowledge. Interpretation, clarity, understanding. Experience sharing and learning organizations. Information flows in project organizations. IT tools for project communication.
Eligibility to the master programme in Real Estate and Construction Management.
Information about course literature will be announced at the beginning of the course.
- PRO1 - Project work, 5.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
- ÖVN1 - Essay, 2.5 credits, grade scale: P, F
Tina Karrbom Gustavsson, 08-790 8799, email@example.com
Tina Karrbom Gustavsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 10.