Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: CEN312
Module Title: Construction Management
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Civil Engineering
Pre-requisites: CEN202
The aim of this module is to extend students’ ability to use theory, tools and techniques of modern construction management and train the students with practical applications of project management and BIM.
Learning outcomes 
A. Produce a quantity take off and a cost estimating for a small construction projects.

B. Evaluate the performance of construction project by using earned value method.

C. Analyze and apply the process of productivity improvement for construction projects.

D. Apply of modern management tools to construction projects.

E. Evaluate the importance of sustainable construction and its practical application to China.

F. Utilize project management software and BIM software for construction projects.

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

1. Quantity take off and unit rate estimating for civil engineering and construction works

2. Operational estimating vs. unit rate estimating and depreciation for civil engineering and construction works

3. Tendering for civil engineering and construction works

4. Earned Value Management

5. Work study

6. Workforce motivation

7. Resource management

8. Lean Construction and Supply Chain Management

9. Value Engineering/Management

10. Sustainable construction –LEED, BREEAM, CEEQUAL

11. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

12. BIM

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     13      32  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Coursework On Use Of Project Management Software For A Virtual Construction Project 30.00
2 Examination 70.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/7/2020 5:01:31 AM