Emphasizes advanced management techniques and methodology. Includes engineering economics, accounting principles, life cycle costing, value engineering, systems analysis with computer applications, work improvement, quality control, and a broad overview of the construction management profession. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
To enable the student to gain employment in the construction management industry.
To continue acquainting the student with the requirements of construction management, for horizontal construction industry.
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED
A. Earth moving materials and operationsOPTIONAL TOPICS
B. Excavation and lifting equipment and procedures
C. Loading and hauling principles
D. Foundation systems
E. Concrete, wood, steel, and masonry construction
F. Planning and scheduling
G. Construction economics, accounting, and value engineering principles
H. Contract construction
I. Construction safety and health pertinent to horizontal construction
J. Improving productivity
Broad overview of the construction management profession and its problems