Construction Management (300IGC022)

Basic Information

  • Course code number and name: 300IGC022, Construction Management
  • Credits and contact hours: 3 credits, 4 hours per week.
  • Course coordinator: William Javier Fajardo
  • Type of course: Required.

Text book

  • Cost and Time in Building Construction, C. Suárez, 2005.

Supplemental materials

  • ConstructionBudgets, J. Consuegra, 2007.
  • Construction Supervision Manual, F. González, 2009.
  • The Critical Path: Programming and Control of Construction Projects. J. Noriega, 2009.

Specific course information

The course presents the fundamentals of managing constructions in Civil Engineering. The process of construction is studied, from the initial conception to the details of organization and control of the activities undertaken to meet the budget and the construction schedule. The course includes: estimating and bidding, construction administration, planning and scheduling, cost control.

Specific goals of the course

Learning objectives:
  • To determine the needs of a budget and the types of costs.
  • To identify the activities on the construction site and measure units.
  • To implement the classic model of budgets.
  • To determine costs and execution periods.
  • To calculate a construction schedule.
  • To identify bidding requirements.
  • To calculate expenses flows.
Relationship with student outcomes
Student Outcomes
Relevance 2 2 2 3 2 2 2

1: low relevance; 2: medium relevance; 3: high relevance.

Topics of the course

  • Overview of construction costs and budgets.
  • Drawings and construction details.
  • Salary analysis.
  • Indirect costs.
  • Strategic analysis.
  • Costing in time. Expenses flow.
  • Construction control.
  • Purchasing and inventoring.
  • Budget formulation tool.
  • Construction programming.
  • Bidding documents.
  • ISIC International Standard Industrial Code.
undergraduate/dptocivileindustrial/constructionmanagement.txt · Última modificación: 2014/10/18 11:55 por lsosorio
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