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Module Code: CEN202
Module Title: Civil Engineering Project Management
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Civil Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
The main aim of this module is to introduce the students to knowledge, techniques and tools required for project management in civil engineering projects.
Learning outcomes 
Knowledge and Understanding

A Design and building procedures

B Project cost estimation

C Contract conditions and risk assessment

D Tendering process

E Health and safety regulations

F Construction programming and progress charts

G Principles of pricing and payment

Intellectual Abilities

H Constructing progress charts

I Evaluating project risks

J Estimating and analysing project costs

Practical Skills

K Project planning & costing

L Report writing

M Risk assessment

General Transferrable Skills

N Communication and IT skills

O Report writing skills

P Team working skills

Q Time management skills

Method of teaching and learning 
The module is taught through formal lectures and class tutorials.

1. Time management – Crash cost

2. Life Cycle Costing (LCC) – Time value of money

3. Life Cycle Costing (LCC) – Net Present Value (NPV)

4. Life Cycle Costing (LCC) – Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

5. Health and safety management

6. Ethical theories and ethical issues in the construction industry

7. Code of ethics and ethical decision making process

8. Risk management - Process, tools and techniques

9. Risk management – Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) and Monte Carlo simulation

10. Procurement systems and risk management for civil engineering and construction projects

11. Quality management tools and techniques for civil engineering and construction project

12. Sustainable construction – Tools and techniques

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     6      43  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Coursework Presentation 10.00
2 Essay Based Coursework 90.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/22/2017 9:30:52 PM