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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Economics and Management

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126ECM Z,ZK 7 4P+2C
Lecturer:
Aleš Tomek (guarantor), Martin Čásenský, Radan Tomek
Tutor:
Aleš Tomek (guarantor), Martin Čásenský, Radan Tomek
Supervisor:
Department of Construction Management and Economics
Synopsis:

A-Z of construction engineering and management both at the corporate and project level, 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 firm and projects etc.

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:
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. Equipment management, total quality management

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

To provide relatively concise look of construction project management in most of connected areas: corporate management, project management, basics of finance, contracts.

Study materials:

!J. Schaufelberger, L. Holm: Management of Construction Projects, Prentice Hall, 2002. ISBN 978-0130846785.

!F. Gould, N. Joyce: Construction Project Management, Prentice Hall, 2003. ISBN 978-0132877244.

!J. Callan, H. Rice: Construction Accounting Deskbook 2000, Harcourt, 2000. ISBN 978-0156072137.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer 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
Tue
roomTH:B-480

08:00–09:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B480
roomTH:B-480

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

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B480
Fri
roomTH:C-219

16:00–17:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
C219
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-06-04
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet2782306.html