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  • 1. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction Project Management20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 1 Construction Management Agenda About Emad Elbeltagi Structure and delivery Assessment Ground rules About Construction Project Management What makes Construction Project Management Challenging? Mission Statement 20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 2 1
  • 2. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction Management About Emad Elbeltagi Associate Professor of Construction Management Professional EngineerEmad Elbeltagi contact details Website: Email: Room: B241 Office Hours: Mondays 12:30-2:30 PM & Thursdays 2:00 – 4:00 PM All lecture slides, assignments, Notes will be posted on the web as can as possible20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 3 2
  • 3. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction Management Structure and delivery 2 lectures per week (90 minutes each) 1 tutorial per week (90 minutes) Students will be expected to attend both the lectures and the tutorial Students will be expected to have undertaken a wide range of reading20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 5 Construction Management Resources The World Wide Web (www) Library books Magazines and Journals Most key documents will be available electronically.20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 6 3
  • 4. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction Management Assessment Coursework Assignment (10 marks) you will be expected to Write 8 - 10 assignments this term 5-quizes (short exams) during the lecture without prior notice (10 marks) Mid-Term exam (20 marks) 3-hour final exam (110 marks)20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 7 Construction Management Ground rules Coming in late Disruption of any kind Don’t ask for an extension without good reason Individual work only is allowed, Group discussions for concepts and problems Don’t copy previous year work When confused ask instructor Academic honesty20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 8 4
  • 5. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction Management Ground rules Cell Phones are strictly prohibited Please, Don’t bring your cell to the lecture or keep it always closed 20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 9 Construction ManagementAbout Construction Project ManagementOn successful completion of this course the student should be able to: Able to estimate activities cost and duration Prepare a construction plan and schedule Manage the required resources Identify and differentiate different contracts Prepare a bid proposal (pricing) Control the project 20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 10 5
  • 6. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction ManagementAbout Construction Project Management Syllabus What makes Construction Project Management Challenging? 20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 11 Construction Management Construction Vs. Manufacturing Uncertain demand More simulation in manufacturing More data available, fewer changes Process and product is well established Higher ability to standardize and control the product 20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 12 6
  • 7. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction Management Construction Vs. Manufacturing One-of a kind, Project specific Many specialties Location, weather High risk Availability of resources On time, on budget Social, Political & Environmental Impact20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 13 Construction Management Construction Vs. Manufacturing Uncertainty in Project cost and duration20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 14 7
  • 8. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction Management20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 15 Construction Management Software Packages Primavera Microsoft Project Many other software20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 16 8
  • 9. Ibrahim Elbeltagi Construction Management Mission StatementThe mission is to help organizations achieve their project objectives of scope, quality,budget, and schedule within the context ofthe natural, social, and political environment in which the project is being developed 20/09/2006 Emad Elbeltagi 17 9