Costing and Bidding 1
Code  Completion  Credits  Range  Language 

126KAN1  Z,ZK  5  2P+2C  Czech 
 Garant předmětu:
 Lecturer:
 Tutor:
 Supervisor:
 Department of Construction Management and Economics
 Synopsis:

Organization and norms setting in construction firm, analysis of construction processes, labor consumption  classification, methods of time analysis, setting the norms of labor consumption, breakdown of labor costs. Wage systems, legal regulation of wages, internal company regulations, catalogue of trades and workers activities, cost classification, standard estimation methods and techniques, methods af absorption estimates, dynamisation methods.
 Requirements:

126EMM
 Syllabus of lectures:

Basic principles of cost calculation in the construction industry.
Organization and standardization of work in the company, production process, time consumption.
Standardization of labor consumption, methods of setting standards, examples, documents.
Standardization of material consumption, examples, documents.
Standardization of the need for machines  productivity, capacity standards, examples, documents.
Salary costs  payroll system, job catalog, wage rate calculation.
Costs  breakdown of costs, calculation methods and techniques, calculation bases.
Dynamic and normative method of calculation, examples, documents.
Individual costing  costing formula, content of components, examples, documents.
Methods of nonabsorption costing (ABC, method of variable costs), examples.
Influencing the amount of material costs, wages, machine operation, overhead.
Cost modeling, breakeven analysis, examples.
Managerial concept of costs.
 Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Snapshot of a working day (your own)
2. The needs of bluecollar professions
3. Cost of wages
4. Consumption of work items  material costs,
5. Calculation by division with indices, Surcharge calculation
6. Calculation of variable costs, markup calculation with a detailed breakdown of overhead costs  differentiated schedule bases
7. Normative calculation, Dynamic calculation
8. Individual calculation of masonry, Individual calculation of partitions
9. Individual calculation of plastering, Individual calculation of concreting
10. Individual calculation of formwork
 Study Objective:

Provide introduction to estimation methods and detailed application to setting the labor norms and estimating the labor costs.
 Study materials:

?Ashworth, A., Perera, S.: Cost studies of buildings, Routledge, 2013, 5th edition ISBN 9781317902928
?Brook, M.: Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work, Routledge, 2017, 5th edition ISBN 9781138687165
?Greenhalgh, B.: Introduction to Estimating for Construction, 2013, Routledge. ISBN 9780415509862.
 Note:
 Further information:
 No timetable has been prepared for this course
 The course is a part of the following study plans:

 Stavební inženýrství, obor Management a ekonomika ve stavebnictví (compulsory course)
The course 126KAN1 can be graded only after the course 126EKMN has been successfully completed.
The course 126KN2E can be graded only after the course 126KAN1 has been successfully completed.