Management of the Construction Process


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge of output descriptions in construction projects.
  • Must have knowledge of management roles and management areas, including the authorities.
  • Must have knowledge of proactive and reactive conflict
  • Must have knowledge of basic logistics for the construction of building projects.
  • Must have knowledge of quality and environmental management works carried out at construction sites.
  • Must have knowledge of advanced project financial management.
  • Must have knowledge of facilities management.


  • Must be able to compare different management roles in a construction project and relate these to the phases of the building process.
  • Must demonstrate insight in different types of output descriptions and explain their use.
  • Must be able to account for the authorities, in connection with the construction of building and construction projects
  • Must be able to use various conflict resolution models.
  • Must be able to integrate logistical optimisation in the management of building and construction projects.
  • Must be able to explain the quality and environmental management systems.
  • Must be able to analyse various economic problems in building and construction projects.
  • Must be able to integrate facilities management theories in the construction process.


  • Must be able to understand the different analysis models and have a solid knowledge of the management tasks that occur during the building process.
  • Must master a wide range of management areas for both large and small projects. Knowledge gained in this module must be used as skills in project management areas of logistics, economics, risk management, quality and environmental management and facilities management.

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented with workshops, presentation seminars and more.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 150 hours for the student.



Name of examManagement of the Construction Process
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Individual oral or written exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleByggeprocessens styringsområder
Module codeB-BL-K1-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of the Build Environment
DepartmentDepartment of the Built Environment
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science