TBYG3030 - Organization and Economy in Building and Construction Projects


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 40/100
Written examination 60/100 4 hours D

Course content

This course gives an introduction to Project Management and Construction Engineering. Topics covered are: framework conditions for Building and Construction Projects, Organization of planning, design and production(parties, roles, responsibilities, contract strategies). Economy in the planning process (budget, profitability analysis, specification texts, tendering). Building process (phases and subprocesses, including public processes). HES and Environmental Control.

Learning outcome

The aim of the course is to provide knowledge of organizational and economical issues within a building process, external conditions, tools and responsibility in the process and the importance of HES in the building process.

The candidate can use tools for budgetting, tendering, methods for analyzing profitability of building projects and different HES-indicators.

General competence:
The candidate can understand how a building process develop from requirements to an actual building and understand the terms used in the building process.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises.
The course is taught together with TBA4135, but TBYG3030 students will have extra assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes a final written exam (60%) and evaluation of work done in groups (40%). The results for the parts are given in %-scores, while the entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil engineering (FTHINGBY)

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TBA4135 7.5 01.09.2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 8

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Industrial Management and Work Science
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management
  • Technological subjects
  • Economics
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD work 40/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 60/100 D 2020-12-16 09:00 INSPERA
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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