Syllabus for Industrial Project Management II

Industriell projektledning II

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1TE027
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Technology A1N, Industrial Engineering and Management A1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2010-03-16
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2021-03-26
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2022
  • Entry requirements:

    120 credits including a course in Industrial Project Management or Organising Knowledge-Intensive Work. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

  • Responsible department: Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide in-depth knowledge on project management, project development and project steering and control in various types of industrial activities. Special emphasis is placed on technology intensive projects such as R&D as well as extensive system delivery projects.

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • critically analyse and apply theories and tools in the project management area,
  • critically and creatively identify and discuss relevant socio-technical issues within the project area,
  • assess the adequacy of planning and coordination methodologies in relation to the project's focus and scope,
  • analyse projects and project implementation from different stakeholder perspectives, including the ethical and social dimensions


The course focuses on analysis and practical applications of planning and governance in the supply, development and procurement projects in several industrial applications. Emphasis is also placed on projects such as organisational form, the project's relation to the permanent organisation and the link between the project and the organisation's overall strategy. During the course practical project planning, organisation and economic control are addressed and practiced. A number of case studies from various operations are used. Professional project managers and representatives of project-intensive businesses are involved.


Lectures, guest lectures by representatives of different industrial environments, seminars and exercises. Supervision of report is also provided.


Oral and written presentation of case studies. Exercises. Written report.

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

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Last modified: 2022-04-26