code CB311
credit_hours 3
title Introduction to Construction Management
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prequisites BA224
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes The nature of the construction industry - participants of the construction project - management s - organizational structures - time value of money and interest - cash flow diagram and equivalence - measures of worth, comparison of alternatives - feasibility studies - application of economic analysis principles to the construction industry.
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objectives The course objective at introducing the student to the basic concepts of construction management.
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ref. books • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge by PMBOK Publisher: Project Management Institute, Latest Edition.rn• Construction Project Administration by Fisk, R. Publisher: Latest Edition.rn• Managing Risk: In Construction Projects by Smith, N., Merna, T., and Jobling, P Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, UK, Latest Edition.Construction Management by Halpin, D. W., Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Latest Edition.rnSustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery by Kibert, C., Publisher: Wiley, Latest Edition.rnProject Management for Construction by LEVY S.M. Publisher: McGraw Hill Inc., N.Y., USA, Latest Edition.rn
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textbook Modern Construction Management, 6th ed, George J. Ritz, Wiely, 1Frank Harris and Ronald McCafer, Blackwell Publishing, 2006
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objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Introduction to construction management and participants in construction projects.
2 Week No.2: Project phases and life cycle.
3 Week No.3 : Management & organization chart.
4 Week No.4: Project processes, Administration, and Documentation.
5 Week No.5: Quiz (1) + Procurement & supply.
6 Week No.6: Construction productivity measurements and rates.
7 Week No.7: Construction productivity measurements and rates, continue + 7th week exam.
8 Week No.8: Methods of Productivity Improvement.
9 Week No.9: Introduction to value engineering.
10 Week No.10: Introduction to value engineering, continue.
11 Week No.11: Safety and health in construction.
12 Week No.12: Safety and health in construction, continue + 12th week exam.
13 Week No.13: Risk management, identification of risk factors.
14 Week No.14: Sustainable construction.
15 Week No.15: Strategic management concepts.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.