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Module Code: CEN202
Module Title: Civil Engineering Project Management
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2020/21
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 management of civil engineering projects.
Learning outcomes 
A. Evaluate and analyze time constraints in projects and produce optimized crash costs for projects

B. Apply Life Cycle Costing to civil engineering and construction projects with regard to Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

C. Assess health/safety issues and ethical issues in the construction industry and appreciate ethical decision making processes

D. Apply risk management process, tools and techniques to civil engineering and construction projects and appreciate different types of procurement systems in relation to risk management

E. Evaluate civil engineering and construction project with respect to quality control and management.

F. Demonstrate research skill and ability together with presentation of the research outcomes.

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: 6/7/2020 4:32:33 AM