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HS1727 Construction Management 2 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus HS1727 (Autumn 2011–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Operational strategy and production scheduling, construction systems, and construction methods
Financial control
Work environment and ergonomics
Leadership in work environment issues
Purchasing and materials management, risk assessment

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Carry out a tender estimate and select associated system solutions and building methods for a minor construction project
  • Draw a workforce diagram and allocate resources for a minor construction project
  • Create a detailed production plan for a construction project including plans for setting up, purchasing, material administration, and management
  • Reconcile financial figures and make forecasts for small building projects
  • Perform a simple analysis of a small construction project
  • Be aware of the importance of leadership in work environment issues

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

General entry requirements and specific entry requirements for the programme

Recommended prerequisites

HS1726 Construction Management


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Johansson, Thomas: Kompendium i byggstyrning

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


  • PRO1 - Project, 4.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 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

  • TEN1 – Examination, 3.0 credits. Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 4.5 credits. Grading scale: P, F

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

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 HS1727

Offered by

ABE/Constructional Engineering and Design

Main field of study

Built Environment, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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