|Prerequisites for Module|
None, in addition to course entry requirements.
Aims of Module
To provide the student with the ability to critically appraise, synthesise and evaluate construction management situations under realistic conditions.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
This module will examine the planning and scheduling of construction projects and students will be encouraged to use construction planning tools to determine critical paths and program times. Coupled to this, students will explore IT approaches to strategic construction management such as IT portals. Commercial management will be investigated in terms of fiscal and cashflow protocol and opportunity.
Indicative Student Workload
|Mode of Delivery|
This module is delivered both on-campus and by distance learning. On-campus delivery is by a blended learning approach involving research, on-line activities including the application of management software. A substantial part of the module is devoted to student centred learning in the form of directed research to construction management journals, core texts and www resource material. Distance learning delivery is by on-line materials, activities and support.
Component 1: A student compiled construction management report with parts (A) and (B).
Where appropriate mixed discipline team working will be encouraged.