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BA8511 - Topics in Project Management and Construction Engineering

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 50/100 1 hours E
Assignments 50/100

Course content

The course covers selected topics in project management and construction engineering. The content is individually adapted to each student. The following topics may be given: - The building process - Project design management - Front end management - Building contracts - Risk and uncertainty in projects - Organising projects - Cost engineering and analyses - Life cycle analyses - Production technology in building and construction - Productivity in building and construction - Rock blasting technique - Tunneling

Learning outcome

The course will give an in-depth study of a topic closely related to the PhD topic of each student. The teaching methods are partly focused on generating new knowledge within the selected topic. Knowledge: The candidate shall have knowledge of a subject within project mangement and construction engineering at an international level. The candidate shall be able to evaluate and apply various methods within the research area, and to contribute to the development of new theories and methods in his field of research. Skills: Candidates shall master the theory and use of measurement and evaluation methods used in the field. The candidate should be able to use these skills to undertake research at an international level. The candidate should be able to assess the work of others on the same level. General competence: The candidate should be able to use knowledge from the discipline in scientific tasks and projects, and disseminate research and development through acknowledged national and international channels.

Learning methods and activities

Workshops, study groups, exercises, term report.

Course materials

Will be given at course start.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
Contact information

Examination

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignments 50/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral examination 50/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignments 50/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 50/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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