Management of Construction Industry Companies

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Builds upon the knowledge acquired in the modules on the 1st semester or the like.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge of management of construction, both technical, economic, social, and organisational.
  • Must have knowledge of the theoretical and practical basis for the company’s long-term development.
  • Must have knowledge of coherent business systems and development plans at different management levels.

Skills

  • Must be able to understand the structure of different management of construction for businesses.
  • Must be able to analyse business management of constructions for the improvement of companies’ operating systems.
  • Must be able to understand the structure of support systems for the decision makers of the company.
  • Must be able to identify business needs for strategic change and develop strategic plans for this transformation.
  • Must be able to identify and assess a company's need for information for budgeting and dissemination of results.

Competences

  • Must be able to be part of the management team in a construction project and in a company in the building and construction sector.
  • Must be able to argue for specific strategic development initiatives and how they are implemented in practice.
  • Must be able to communicate the results obtained from the project work in a project report
  • Must be able to work around the project of the problem field and make a joint presentation of the project results.

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented with workshops, presentation seminars and more.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 450 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examManagement of Construction Industry Companies
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Oral examination based on presentation seminar and project report.
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleLedelsessystemer i byggeriets virksomheder
Module codeB-BL-K2-5
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module
Time allocation for external examinersB

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science