FAI3006 Construction Management and Economics 7.5 credits

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Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course is based on current international research in construction management and economics, which means that current trends, research and scientific methods will be analyzed and discussed. These then form the background to specifically discuss the theoretical, methodological and practical challenges in different contexts.

The course will be held in the form of a series of seminars and scientific papers in the construction management and economics will be required reading. Course participants will be free to discuss the research presented in the articles and relate it to their own work. Course participants will also discuss trends, research findings and scientific methods with invited practitioners from industry.

Intended learning outcomes *

The course aims to deepen understanding of construction management and economics. Especially, current trends, new research findings and scientific methods in construction management and economics will be studied.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Admission to postgraduate studies.

Recommended prerequisites

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Meddelas i samband med kursstart.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Home work, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 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.

The course is assessed through active participation at seminars in combination with individual tasks. Students are expected to read all the articles, orally summarize and explain the main features of one of the articles, and finally write an essay / article that is relevant to their own thesis.

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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Tina Karrbom Gustavsson

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web FAI3006

Offered by

ABE/Construction and Facilities Management

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Kursledare: Hans Lind och Tina Karrbom Gustavsson (hans.lind@abe.kth.se, tina.karrbom@abe.kth.se, tel. TKG 070-5905485.

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.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Construction and Facilities Management