TBA5200 - Front-end of Projects


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course is about the front-end of projects. The participants learn about methods for analysis of sustainability and economy. Core topics are concept development, project evaluation, project sustainability, uncertainty analyses, cost estimation, profitability analyses, cost development, project governance and early warning signs. The course content is based on research.

Learning outcome


The candidate has knowledge about how decisions in the front-end impact sustainability and economy of projects.


The candidate can use methods for analysing projects in the front end and understands how the analyses should impact decisions.

General competence:

The candidate understands how decisions in the front-end impact sustainability and economy for projects.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and compulsory exercises. The final grade will be given as a grade by letter, based on a written final exam (100%).

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises, Semester paper

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Course materials

Selected material.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TBA4155 7.5 AUTUMN 2022
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2023-12-04 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 2
SL238 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL110 lilla sone Sluppenvegen 14 35
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D PAPIR
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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