Costing and Bidding 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
126KN1 Z,ZK 5 2P+2C Czech
The course 126K2N can be graded only after the course 126KN1 has been successfully completed.
Garant předmětu:
Renáta Schneiderová Heralová
Renáta Schneiderová Heralová
Renáta Schneiderová Heralová
Department of Construction Management and Economics

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.



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 non-absorption costing (ABC, method of variable costs), examples.

Influencing the amount of material costs, wages, machine operation, overhead.

Cost modeling, break-even analysis, examples.

Managerial concept of costs.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Snapshot of a working day (your own)

2. The needs of blue-collar 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., 9. Individual calculation of masonry, Individual calculation of partitions

10., 11. Individual calculation of plastering, Individual calculation of concreting

12. 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:

[1]Ashworth, A., Perera, S.: Cost studies of buildings, 5th edition. Routledge, 2013. ISBN 978-1-3179-0292-8.

[2]Brook, M. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work, 5th edition. Routledge, 2017. ISBN 978-1-138-68716-5.

[3]Greenhalgh, B. Introduction to Estimating for Construction. 2013, Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-50986-2.

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