226.054 Resource Management
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, VU, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

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

  • define and classify “resources”.
  • apply the method of “Material Flow Analysis” (MFA) to create resource balances on different levels.
  • use the MFA software STAN.
  • formulate problems and uncertainties that arise during the set up of resource balances, as further to locate and interpret differences between resource balances.

Subject of course

  • Analysis of selected anthropogenic goods- and substance metabolisms,
  • learning about phenomena and problems,
  • evaluation of Material flow analysis(MFA)-results,
  • handling of data,
  • design of systems according to the goals for an environmentally compatible regional mass balance,
  • estimation of the value of resources.

Teaching methods

  • Online Lecture with discussions
  • Introduction in the STAN software
  • Project work
  • Online Question & answer to project work

Mode of examination


Additional information

Assigment to the Master programme "Building Science" (Code: 066 505):

Module 1 in the Specialisation "Water and Resources"
Module 3 in the Additional Education


Important information:

The recordings of the single lectures will be uploaded in the run-up to the single TISS dates.

The live discussions with the different lecturers require the review of the associated lecture recordings.


The preliminary discussion to the courses takes place on Thursday, 1. October 2020, 09:00-09:30 AM online via Gotomeeting (see link below). Participation is not mandatory.


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Course dates

Thu09:00 - 09:3001.10.2020 GoToMeetingPresentation of the lectures of the winter semester 2020/21
Thu15:00 - 16:0029.10.2020 GoToMeetingProject work introduction
Thu14:01 - 14:3012.11.2020 GoToMeetingLive Discussion with Oliver Cencic on Units 3, 6 and 7
Thu15:00 - 15:3003.12.2020 GoToMeetingLive Discussion with Johann Fellner on Unit 9
Thu14:01 - 14:3010.12.2020 GoToMeetingLive Discussion with Helmut Rechberger on Units 1, 2, 4, 8 and 10
Thu15:00 - 16:0010.12.2020 GoToMeetingProject work Q&A session
Thu14:00 - 16:0014.01.2021 GoToMeetingPresentation of project work

Examination modalities

Written exam and project work


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu09:00 - 11:0003.12.2020Seminarraum 202 written05.11.2020 08:00 - 01.12.2020 23:59TISS226.054 Resource Management Exam
Thu14:00 - 16:0021.01.2021HS 11 Paul Ludwik written10.12.2020 08:00 - 19.01.2021 23:59TISS226.054 Resource Management Exam
Thu14:00 - 16:0028.01.2021HS 11 Paul Ludwik written10.12.2020 08:00 - 26.01.2021 23:59TISS226.054 Resource Management Exam
Thu - 11.03.2021HS 11 Paul Ludwik written28.01.2021 08:00 - 09.03.2021 23:59TISS226.054 Resource Management Exam
Thu - 06.05.2021HS 11 Paul Ludwik written12.03.2021 08:00 - 04.05.2021 23:59TISS226.054 Resource Management Exam
Thu - 17.06.2021HS 11 Paul Ludwik written01.06.2021 08:00 - 15.06.2021 23:59TISS226.054 Resource Management Exam

Course registration

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24.09.2020 00:00



No lecture notes are available.