875300 Construction economy and construction management

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Hirm, Thomas
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


•The construction market in the public sphere
•The basics of operational risk management
•Financing and budgeting of building investments
•Basic principles of public procurement
•Planning of building measures
•Tendering of public construction services
•Calculation and tender preparation for construction services(advanced)
•Basic contents of building contracts

Previous knowledge expected

The course requires basic understanding of the scientific foundations of the Bachelor’s program “Environmental Engineering and Water Management”. Successful completion of LVA 875105 "The construction industry and project management" or equivalent knowledge is highly recommended.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students will learn to explain, interpret and discuss the following topics:
a) Interrelationships in the construction industry
b) Basics of construction operations and construction works
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.