Syllabus for Specialisation in Wind Power Project Management

Fördjupning i vindkraftsprojektering

Syllabus

  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 1GV158
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Wind Power Project Management A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2018-03-08
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2021-10-12
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2022
  • Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or social science. Also required is 60 credits at Master's level in wind power project management including Project Course: Feasibility Study of a Wind Power Project, 10 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

After having passed this course students will be able to:

  • plan a wind power project from concept to decomissioning
  • select relevant contracts for different project stages
  • develop and present a financing as well as a cost plan for a project
  • identify the competencies which are required to put together a project team for wind power projects

Content

The course will allow a student to apply the knowledge they have gained during the programme in all stages of a wind power project. This includes activities from the initial steps in site prospecting all the way to decommissioning and repowering. The student will be given the opportunity to apply their understanding of each stage's risks and possibilities as well to develop plans to capitalize on or avoid them.

Instruction

Lectures, seminars, field work and workshop.

Assessment

Written and oral assignments and active participation in seminars and workshop or internship 10 credits.
Project report and presentations 5 credits.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may 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 special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2022

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Tonnqvist, Bo Project management: a guide to the theory and practice of project, program and portfolio management, and organizational change

    Sanoma utbildning, 2012

    Mandatory

Last modified: 2022-04-26