123.630 Management for civil engineers
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • explain the scope and limits of the authority of engineering consultants,
  • describe the procedure for obtaining that authority,
  • enumerate the circumstances of the loss of authority,
  • explain relevant legal terms and regulations, and
  • explain economic concepts relevant to engineering firms (business forms, taxes, accounting, bidding, etc.).

Subject of course

Legal framework for civil engineers in Austria: general job description fields of experience educational and acceptance requirements lobbying body jobs in Austria and abroad Legal and economical company constructs for civil engineers: independent (single) entrepreneur types of companies reasons for different types founding requirements Basics of busines economics: aspects of private and contract law with relevance for civil engineers types of contracts, invitation to tender, bid creation calculation cost estimation, liability, risk insurance, finances, accounting tax law, balance sheet fees and rates office organization Extracts from work law: employee law, vacation law, constitutional work law general contract for civil engineers


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Teaching methods

Presentations based on a script supplemented with practical examples

Mode of examination


Additional information

The lectures will be held in presence. Upon prior notice, individual sessions can be held in distance learning mode if required by the circumstances.

Held in German language



Course dates

Mon09:00 - 12:0006.11.2023 - 22.01.2024EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures
Management for civil engineers - Single appointments
Mon06.11.202309:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures
Mon13.11.202309:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures
Mon04.12.202309:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures
Mon11.12.202309:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures
Mon18.12.202309:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures
Mon08.01.202409:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures
Mon15.01.202409:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures
Mon22.01.202409:00 - 12:00EI 11 Geodäsie HS - GEO Lectures

Examination modalities

oral exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2023 12:00 14.10.2023 12:00 30.10.2023 12:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 421 Geodesy and Geoinformation Mandatory elective1. Semester
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Not specified
066 462 Survey and Land Registration Mandatory7. Semester
066 566 Environmental Engineering Mandatory elective
664 Geoinformation Mandatory elective7. Semester
TRS Transferable Skills Not specified


A script is available in the dowload area (requires registration for the course)

Previous knowledge

Knowledge about a profession from civil engineering (surveying, spatial planning, ...)