Construction Management

Code: CIVL493

Construction managers plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation.

This course will develop an understanding of the skills required to manage the design and construction process. Participants will gain fundamental skills and the ability to employ techniques required to manage the construction process from inception to completion. 

The course is designed to prepare senior year students for real life projects by underpinning exercises focusing on knowledge and practices of actual cases from construction industry.  Contract administration, contractual organizations, specifications, bill of quantities, construction planning techniques, resource management, least cost calculations and cash flow calculations are the core topics covered.  

Lecture Notes for Fall 2018-2019 Students