Courses Catalogue

Site Administration & Organization

COURSE CODE: DCE2205
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course covers the main elements of managing construction site activities.  It looks at the nature of construction projects, effective and productive construction approaches, the effect of technology in construction site management and practice, site layout, site documentation, and safety and health issues on site.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION

The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of site resource management concepts, to develop the basic knowledge and skills in resource planning and management in the construction industry, to assign resources in construction organization and management, a better understanding of conditions, opportunities and ways to put into practice the knowledge gained.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

•           Apply the principles of site management and practice.