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Procurement and Construction Management
This course presents a study of the project management process as applied to projects of the built environment, with an emphasis on novel methods of project delivery and procurement procedures, site management, commissioning, and facility management. The use of project control systems in the management of these phases is studied, as are techniques of construction management in relation to the planning and control of site operations. Students are introduced to contemporary construction methods and equipment. The importance of the role of the project manager in ensuring the build-ability and cost efficiency of the project is stressed and environmental management issues in the construction process are presented. In a review of the construction industry, the changing roles of the participants, and current trends and problems are discussed.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1