code CB517
credit_hours 3
title Construction Project Management 1
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prequisites CB311 and CB322
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Project definition and work breakdown structure - Scheduling and control models and techniques such as: AOA, AON, bar charting -line of balance - resource allocation - time reduction. Documentation and reporting - time and cost control - progress monitoring and evaluation - computer applications.
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objectives The course objective is providing the students with the necessary skills to plan, schedule and monitor construction projects.
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ref. books Construction Scheduling Principles and Practices by Newitt, J., Publisher: Prentice Hall, Latest Edition.rnProject Scheduling and Management for Construction by Pierce, D. Publisher: Reed Construction Data, USA, Latest Edition.rnConstruction scheduling with Primavera Project Planner by Feigenbaum, L., Publisher: Prentice Hall, Latest Edition.rnProject Planning and Scheduling using Primavera Contractor, Ver. 4.1, for the Construction Industry by Feigenbaum, L., Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Latest Editionrn
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textbook Construction Planning and Scheduling by Hinze, J. Publisher: Prentice Hall, USA, Latest Edition.
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objective set combined
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Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Introduction to planning and scheduling.
2 Week No.2: Development of activities.
3 Week No.3: Scheduling techniques.
4 Week No.4: Scheduling techniques.
5 Week No.5: Scheduling techniques.
6 Week No.6: Scheduling techniques.
7 Week No.7: Computerized scheduling.
8 Week No.8: Computerized scheduling.
9 Week No.9: Probabilistic scheduling.
10 Week No.10: Resource allocation.
11 Week No.11: Resource leveling.
12 Week No.12: Project time reduction
13 Week No.13: Project control: Time and cost control of construction projects. Progress monitoring & evaluation, and reporting system.
14 Week No.14: Cash-flow analysis.
15 Week No.15: Introduction to financial management.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.