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AI2809 Construction Management 7.5 credits

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Spring 2025 Start 14 Jan 2025 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus AI2809 (Spring 2023–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course covers the management and planning of construction projects during later design stages, procurement, production on site and handover. The following aspects are covered:

- Construction procurement strategies

- Construction contracts, also international

- Planning and management of construction processes, including risk, cost, improvement, industrialization, supply chains, health and safety, logistics and handover.

- Managing people, culture and relationships

- Social and environmental sustainability in construction

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to prepare students for further studies on advanced level within real estate and construction, as well as for planning, managing and participating in construction processes. After the course, the students should be able to:

- Based on established research in the field, describe, analyse, and select strategies and methods for procuring, organising and managing construction projects, especially for the production phase, and considering goals for sustainable development.

- Search, compile and reference research-based literature in the field of construction management.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Eligibility to the master programme in Real Estate and Construction Management. AI2810 Project Communication or equivalent and ongoing participation in AI2808 Project Development and Architectural Concepts or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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Literature announced at the beginning of the course.

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 - Written Assignment, 5.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Assignment, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, 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.

Examination is time-limited.

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 room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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