Syllabus for Projects and Leadership

Projekt och ledning


  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 1TG283
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Industrial Engineering and Management G1N

    Explanation of codes

    The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:

    First cycle

    • G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
    • G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
    • G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
    • GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

    Second cycle

    • A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
    • A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
    • A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
    • AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified

  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2018-03-06
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2022-01-24
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2022
  • Entry requirements: General entry requirements
  • Responsible department: Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Learning outcomes

After passing the course, students should be able to

  • explain what characterises a project and describe different roles in a project, methods and documentation,
  • plan, lead, carry out and document projects, including project and steering committee meetings, and carry out a stakeholder analysis,
  • present projects orally and in writing,
  • identify and analyse the group dynamic process at individual and group level,
  • describe and analyse their own values, learning styles and conflict management styles,
  • identify and analyse their own role in the project group,
  • describe different organisational forms and identify and describe different forms of leadership, including project management,
  • describe different ethical approaches,
  • describe different theories of interpersonal communication and give constructive feedback,
  • identify and describe cultural ideas and diversity at individual, group and organisational level,
  • identify, analyse and describe their own ability to engage in trustful cooperation and conflict resolution.


Project models, project organisation, meeting forms, documentation and project plans. Risk analysis, specifications, goal formulation, stakeholder analysis, scheduling and activity deployment time planning. Agile project methods. Writing of project report. Ethical approaches. Learning techniques, motivating value systems and conflict styles. Project work in groups, project management from an individual and group perspective, interpersonal communication, group dynamics, roles, conflict management and feedback. Improvement work. Organisation and leadership theory. Cultural ideas and diversity.Trustful cooperation.


Lectures, guest lectures, seminars and a project carried out in groups.


Written assignments in groups and individually (6 credits), seminars (4 credits) and oral and written presentation of the project assignment, including documentation of steering committee meetings (3 credits). Written examination (2 credits).

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may decide to make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding targeted pedagogical support from the university's disability coordinator.

Other directives

The course cannot be included in a degree together with 1TG230 Project and management

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2022

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

Literature Campus

  • Teams in the spotlight : a handbook for team development Sandahl, Mette; Wihlborg, Mattias; Åkerlund, Maria; Jacobsson, Christian

    First edition: [Stockholm]: Natur & Kultur, [2019]

    Find in the library


  • Jansson, Tomas; Ljung, Lennart Project leadership for individuals and teams

    Edition 1: Lund: Studentlitteratur, [2017]

    Find in the library


  • Tonnquist, Bo Project management

    Fifth edition: Stockholm: Sanoma Utbildning, [2021]

    Find in the library


Articles and other material of about 500 pages will be added and provided by the teacher.

Literature Distance learning course

  • Hur moderna organisationer fungerar Jacobsen, Dag Ingvar; Thorsvik, Jan Sandin, Gunnar; Larson, Per

    Femte upplagan: Lund: Studentlitteratur, [2021]

    Find in the library


  • Tonnquist, Bo Projektledning upplaga 8

    Sanoma Utbildning, 2021

    Find in the library


  • Carlson, Helén; Nilsson, Agnete Ledtrådar till ett moget ledarskap

    2., [rev.] uppl.: Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2012

    Find in the library


  • Svedberg, Lars Gruppsykologi : om grupper, organisationer och ledarskap

    Sjunde upplagan: Lund: Studentlitteratur, [2021]

    Reference literature

    Find in the library