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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Economics and Management

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126ECMA Z,ZK 5 2P+2C
Lecturer:
Martin Čásenský, Aleš Tomek (guarantor), Radan Tomek
Tutor:
Martin Čásenský, Aleš Tomek (guarantor), Radan Tomek
Supervisor:
Department of Construction Management and Economics
Synopsis:

A-Z of construction engineering and

management both at the corporate and project level. Course concentrates on methods applicable in the context of

construction project management - e.g. planning and controlling of all vital processes, contact with external

environment of the company and its projects etc. Lectures are based on the construction industry real practice experience of all course's lecturers.

Online Building Industry Game (BIG) - a computer simulation of a realistic business environment where participants play the role of contractors, competing in a market with variable demand for construction work - will be played by all course participants through the whole semester.

Requirements:

none

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Challenges of construction industry, summary of key management problems

2. Short introduction to organisation of construction firm, process management

3. Review of company management handbook - operations manual

4. Application of engineering economy - capital investment evaluation

5. Project management - project mission, what the client wants, managing stakeholders

6. Project coalition ( forming and motivating), managing the supply chain

7. Project life cycle, managing the budget, risk and uncertainty,project information flow

8. Contract management as basis of the project outcome- types of contractual arrangement, program management

9. Bidding process - practical approach to the estimation area

10. Planning methods for construction project management as basis of everyday perfomance, site productivity control

11. Project administration

12. Project financing and management of financial risks

13. Procurement and purchase strategy of construction firm

14. Equipment management, total quality management

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Course is oriented on providing substantial information about management of construction contracting in corporate as well in field level. Students should acquire knowledge of construction management based on best practice concept as it is usually formulated in company´s Operation Manual

Study materials:

J.Schaufelberger,L.Holm: Management of Construction Projects, Prentice Hall, 2002, F.Gould, N.Joyce: Construction Project Management, Prentice Hall, 2003, J.Callan, H.Rice: Construction Accounting Deskbook 2000, Harcourt,2000

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomTH:A-228

16:00–17:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
A228
Tue
Fri
roomTH:B-480

10:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B480
roomTH:B-480

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B480
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-06
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24305505.html