Interdisciplinary Project Management FB6112

Learning outcome

After successfully completing the course, the candidate will have achieved the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.


The candidate can:

  • Explain methods for risk and uncertainty analysis
  • Provide an account of environmental analysis tools
  • Explain quality control methods
  • Explain methods used in concept and design analysis
  • Provide an explanation of cost analysis methods
  • Provide an explanation of documentation management methods
  • Explain how HSE is organized and managed in an organization
  • Provide an explanation of life cycle analysis methods
  • Explain methods of calculation relating to social usefulness


The candidate can:

  • Solve interdisciplinary problems using their own discipline as a starting point
  • Prepare a project budget

General competence

The candidate:

  • Has an understanding of an engineer’s social responsibility
  • Is able to adopt an ethical perspective in relation to work
  • Is able to contribute to HSE work in an organization
  • Can follow up on the progress of projects

Course Description

The purpose of the course is to enable students to work with a holistic and interdisciplinary perspective in relation to engineering problems, experience group dynamics in a temporary project group, consisting of students from all programmes, and understand decision-making processes in business.

Teaching and Learning Methods

The learning outcomes will be ensured through a combination of lectures, seminars and interdisciplinary project work. The project is based on what is learned in project methodology and concludes with a written report.

Assessment Methods

Interdisciplinary project counts 40%.

Individual examination counts 60%.

Students must earn a passing grade in the final examination and the project assignment in order to be awarded a passing grade for the course.

Individual grade (A-F) will be given both for the final examination and the project assignment.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Ian Hector Harkness <>, last modified Unni Stamland Kaasin - 12/11/2015