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AG2146 Sustainable Project Management 7.5 credits

Kursen ersätts med AG2147

Project management is studied in the course as an integrated approach to handling the dynamics of projects during their life cycle and in regards to quality, time, cost and scope.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus AG2146 (Autumn 2007–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • The Theory Block (Lectures and Short PBL Exercises on Principles of Project Management)
  • The Environmental Block (ISO Standards and Environmental Practices in Companies)
  • The Real-Life Practice Block (Study trips and short reports + International Companies Interactive Presentations and Discussions)
  • The On-Site Experience Block (Studying large PM infrastructure project at first hand)
  • The LFA Workshops Block (Logical Framework Approach dynamic group work and presentation in after sessions)
  • The MS Project 2003 Lab/Workshop Work (Project Management Group Task Report)
  • The Future Perspectives Block (Videos and Future Studies Lectures)
  • The Assessment Block (Short Minute Papers, Plenum Sessions, Peer Review Sessions and Written Examination)

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course the students will be specifically able to:

  • Integrate and apply different project management models to specific project demands and settings.
  • Analyze current procedures in dealing with projects through PBL corporate case studies by the application of contemporary project management theories and models.
  • Be able to implement project management methods in a cross-sectoral project environment.
  • Respond more dynamically in various project environments and be able to identify complex challenges in small and large-scale infrastructure projects.
  • Acquire intermediary skills in handling and working with Microsoft Project Software 2003.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Sustainable Urban & Rural Development AG2143
Human Settlements and Housing AG2501
Urban Infrastructure AG2141
(Permission of Instructor)

Recommended prerequisites

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  • Burke, R. 2003. Project management: Planning and Control Techniques, 3rd edition. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. New York. ISBN: 0 471 98762 X
  • Weiss, J. W. And Wysocki, R. K. 1992. 5-Phase Project Management: A practical Planning and Implementation Guide. Perseus Books, Cambridge. ISBN: 0-201-56316-9

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Workshops and Exercises, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Written Examination (TEN1; 3 cr)
Group Exercises and Attendance 75% (EXC1; 1,5 cr)
Workshops and Labs + (LAB1; 3 cr).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ABE/Urban and Regional Studies

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Tigran Haas

Supplementary information

Kursen ersätts med AG2147