Course Description :

Fundamental elements involved in managing construction projects. Management structure, construction contracts, equipment and labor productivity, scheduling, quality assurance, and cost control.

Specific Course Objectives :
  • Design the lifecycle of a constructed facility from initial programming through to renovation or salvage.
  • Describe the predominant project delivery methods used in construction and delineate the process followed to request proposals or bids for a project.
  • Determine the productivity of cyclical field operations and understand the techniques that are used to analyze and improve them.
  • Prepare conceptual and detailed construction cost estimates for a project or activity and explain how estimates are used in project budgeting, bidding and cost control processes.
  • Create a project schedule using appropriate methodologies and understand how a schedule is used as a basis for short term planning and control.
Course Prerequisite :
Junior standing required.
Hours & Credits :
3H, 3C
Semester Offered :
Fall, Spring