Courses Catalogue

Construction Management Of Field Operations

COURSE CODE: CIV4213
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course Introduces areas of construction field management which relate directly to on-the-job requirements of construction operations viewed from the construction superintendent's standpoint.  It includes theories of project management and field supervision, utilization of equipment, labor and material, construction site development, requirements of field scheduling, management input requirements, job recording and documentation, and supervision responsibility.  It may include field trips to project sites.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

This unit will enable students to learn the fundamental concepts of construction management principles in the field of construction engineering and management

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

·        Gain knowledge required for construction management industry of projects of different scopes.

·        Acquire knowledge of labour and materials control

·        Understand the basis techniques for scheduling and control

·        Acquire knowledge required for job recording and documentation

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

·        Be familiar with the requirements of construction management procedures

·        Schedule and control simple projects

·        Undertake labour and material control

·        Apply skills in construction management