Management in Construction Company
- Department of Construction Management and Economics
Construction business and the best practice at the corporate level. Course is oriented on corporate business management in construction, i.e. unlike standard management courses relating mostly to field management topics. All crucial areas from strategy and organization to human resources are explained, with the special concern for sustainable profitability of the business.
no previous knowledge required
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
Practice and solution of cases corresponding to lectures.
Participation in online computer construction business and entrepreneur game from CalPoly, CA, USA.
- Study Objective:
Provide overview and detailed knowledge of contemporary practice in all main fields of corporate construction management.
- Study materials:
!Schaufelberger, John: Construction business management, Pearson Education, Inc., 2009,ISBN 0130907863
!Sears, S.K., Sears, G.A., Clough, R.H.: Construction Contracting: A Practical Guide to Company Management, 8th edition, Wiley, 2009,ISBN: 978-1-118-69321-6
!Langford, D., Male, S.: Strategic Management in Construction, Blackwell Science, 2001, ISBN-13: 978-0632049998
?McCaffer, R., Harris, F.: Modern Construction Management, Wiley-Blackwell, 7th edition, 2013, ISBN-13: 978-0470672174
?Civitello, A.M., Levy, S.M.: Construction Operations Manual of Policies and Procedures, McGraw-Hill, 5th edition, 2014, ISBN-13: 978-0071826945
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Building Structures (compulsory elective course)