Lesson series

Construction Project Management Series 4-6
3 Hours (3 LUs)

Course Description
Good project management in construction must vigorously pursue the efficient utilization of labor, material and equipment. Improvement of labor productivity should be a major and continual concern of those who are responsible for cost control of constructed facilities. Material handling, which includes procurement, inventory, shop fabrication and field servicing, requires special attention for cost reduction. The use of new equipment and innovative methods has made possible wholesale changes in construction technologies in recent decades.

Learning Objectives
•    Review labor productivity and factors affecting job-site productivity.
•    Understand labor relations in construction and costs associated with constructed facilities
•    Learn approaches to cost estimation and type of construction cost estimates.
•    Review project life cycle and economic feasibility. Comprehend basic concepts of construction evaluation.