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Management in Construction Company

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
126MCC Z,ZK 5 2P+2C English
Garant předmětu:
Aleš Tomek
Aleš Tomek, Radan Tomek
Aleš Tomek, Radan Tomek
Department of Construction Management and Economics

Nature of Construction Business

Primary Causes of Business Failure, External and Internal lnfluences

Business Strategies to Minimize the Risk of Business Failure

Business Development, Marketing and Bidding

Planning Strategies

Plan Implementation/Control Strategies

Financial Management Strategies

Construction Risk Management

Leadership Challenges

Organizational Behavior

Corporate & Employee Ethics

Company Performance Checklist

Managing Profitable Construction Business

Lectures are based on the real practice experience of all course's lecturers and various case studies are studied and solved.

Online Building Industry Game (BIG) will be played by all course participants through the whole semester (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). In this online game, developed and directly operated by the California Polytechnic State University, students act as contractors, managing both, their companies and projects.



Syllabus of lectures:

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

Syllabus of tutorials:

Tutorials correspond to the contents of lectures. They provide practical case studies and examples.

Participation in online computer construction business and entrepreneur game from CalPoly, CA, USA.

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

Further information:
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