code CB416
credit_hours 3
title Construction Management 2
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prequisites CB311
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes The project life cycle and main project processes - project administration and documentation - construction productivity - value engineering, safety and health - risk management - procurement and supply chain management - sustainable construction and strategic management concepts.
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objectives The course objective is 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.rnConstruction Project Administration by Fisk, R. Publisher: Latest Edition.rnManaging Risk: In Construction Projects by Smith, N., Merna, T., and Jobling, P Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, UK, Latest Edition.rnConstruction 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 Project Management: A Systems Approach by Kerzner, Harold Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, USA, Latest Edition
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Course Content
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1 Week No.1: Project phases and life cycle.rn
2 Week No.2: Main project processes.
3 Week No.3: Project administration and documentation.
4 Week No.4: Construction productivity.
5 Week No.5: Construction productivity.
6 Week No.6: Construction productivity.
7 Week No.7: Methods of productivity improvement.
8 Week No.8: Safety and health in construction.
9 Week No.9: Safety and health in construction.
10 Week No.10: Safety and health in construction.
11 Week No.11:Risk management: identification of risk factors.
12 Week No.12: Introduction to value engineering.
13 Week No.13: Procurement and supply chain management.
14 Week No.14: Sustainable construction.
15 Week No.15: Strategic management concepts.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.