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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Management in Construction Company

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

1. Nature of Construction Business

2. Primary Causes of Business Failure, External and Internal lnfluences

3. Business Strategies to Minimize the Risk of Business Failure

4. Business Development, Marketing and Bidding

5. Planning & Control Strategies

6. Project Delivery Methods

7. Financial Management in Construction

8. Construction Risk Management

9. Leadership Challenges

10. Organizational Behavior

11. Corporate & Employee Ethics

12. Company Performance Checklist

13. Managing Profitable Construction Business – Summary of Acquired Knowledge

Requirements:

none

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

To provide medium level of proficiency in construction business issues and corporate decision making policies. The defined level of detail is oriented on supposed required knowledge of every civil engineering graduate in construction practice.

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

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
roomTH:B-480

08:00–10:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B480
roomTH:B-480

11:00–12:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B480
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-03
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet3565206.html