INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Architecture
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 313 Building Construction Management and Economics Undergraduate 3 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 5 2 + 2 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ahmed El Sayed, Assist. Prof. Dr. Deniz Guney, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
Organisational/Personnel Management work study and production processes. Industrial Psychology. Application of computers in Construction Management Techniques of time and motion studies.
This course aims to draw a contextual framework on the mechanisms and dynamics of construction industry.
To introduce the construction from the economic and managerial aspects, in order to explain how does the construction function from these aspects.
To increase managerial skills of students and to improve their economical knowledge.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to Building Construction Management
  2. Project and Production
  3. Project Characteristics
  4. Project life cycle
  5. Project goals and constraints
  6. Project – Program – Portfolio
  7. SWOT analysis
  8. Mission – Vision – Core Values
  9. Mid-term
  10. Types of organizational structures
  11. Project manager role and Project team roles
  12. Project Charter, Project Scope
  13. WBS and OBS
  14. Schedule of rates and Bill of quantities

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Total: 0
      Learning outcomes
      • Understanding the relation between technical and managerial and economical aspects in the constructions
      • Understanding the construction from the economical aspect
      • Understanding the managerial aspects for the construction technology
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • George Ofori, The construction industry, aspects of its economy and management, 1990.

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week) 0
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination50
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0