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Project and Construction - Planning and Management

Code

CE-CMP2

Version

2.0

Offered by

Civil Engineering

ECTS

5

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge about generic planning methods and tools are required.

Main purpose

The aim of this course is that students become familiar with requirements for project and construction management and planning obtain knowledge of building project phases, organizational and contractual relationship. 

Main content:

  • A building projects Stakeholders and Organization.
  • Contract and Organization models (tender form).
  • Project phases and their contents related to contractual issues in according to the Danish AB18 – system and FIDIC.
  • Clients, consultants and contractors terms of contract in according to the Danish AB18 – system.
  • Tendering according to the Danish legislation.
  • Tendering under the EU Procurement directives and acts.
  • Tendering under the EU Utilities directives and acts.
  • Terms and bidding processes for tendering.
  • Prequalification requirement specifications and documents.
  • Award criteria and tender evaluation.
  • Process - and risk management.

Knowledge

The student will obtain knowledge of requirements for project and construction management and planning, obtain knowledge of building projects phases, organizational and contractual relationship. The student will obtain a basic knowledge of procurement and tender legislation in Denmark, the EU, and internationally. Furthermore, the student will obtain a basic knowledge of process - and risk management.

Skills

Upon completion of the course the student should:
  • Be able to perform planning analyses and communication strategies for stakeholder management.
  • Possess knowledge of project phases and their contents related to contractual issues in according to the Danish AB18.
  • Possess knowledge of a building projects contracting and subcontracting relationships.
  • Be able to perform a tendering procedure using legislation and processes for national (Danish), and international (EU) tenders
    The course will thus enhance the student’s ability to participate in the daily work of planning and operating within the contracting, consulting and client corporation in terms of knowledge of the juridical and legal framework and procurement.
  • Possess knowledge of process and risk management.

Competences

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to identify themselves with the directly involved stakeholders and be able to participate in construction management at large.
After the course, the student will be able to:
  • Analyze, argue and explain the scope of a generic building project. 
  • Compare, select and argue for an appropriate organization and procurement form and perspectives the different forms.

Topics

• A building projects Stakeholders and Organization.
• Contract and Organization models (tender form).
• Project phases and their contents related to contractual issues in according to the Danish AB18 – system and FIDIC.
• Clients, consultants and contractors terms of contract in according to the Danish AB18 – system.
• Tendering according to the Danish legislation.
• Tendering under the EU Procurement directives and acts.
• Tendering under the EU Utilities directives and acts.
• Terms and bidding processes for tendering.
• Prequalification requirement specifications and documents.
• Award criteria and tender evaluation.
• Process - and risk management.

Teaching methods and study activities

The course is case-based and the casework is performed in teams of 4 students. All cases are processed in a self-managed team.

The teaching method will be a variety of lectures, self-study, video-tutorials, and supervision according to the Student Activity Model.

The course is a 5 ECTS course, hence the workload for the student is 137 hours.

 

Study Activity Model

According to the Study Activity Model, the workload is divided as follows:

Category 1, Initiated by the lecturer with the participation of lecturer and students: 47 lesson – 34%
Category 2: Initiated by lecturer with participation of students: 63 hours – 46 %
Category 3: Initiated by students with participation of students: 20 hours – 15 %
Category 4: Initiated by students with the participation of lecturer and students: 7 hours – 5%

Detailed plan of lecturing is provided at the beginning of the course.

Resources

  • Project Management in Construction, Fifth edition 2007, Blackwell Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-4051-5824-4 
  • Uploaded papers and notes.

Evaluation

 

Examination

Prerequisites:
General active participation is a prerequisite for attending the exam, documented by peer review of 80% of the assignments, conducted in class in front of the class.
Each team must also act as opponent in these presentations.
 
Type of examination:
Group presentation followed by an individual examination with the presence of the whole group.
Oral team examination – presentation and defense - based on a summary of presentations and completed papers answered throughout the semester.
External examiner.
 
Allowed tools:
No restrictions. 
 
Re-exams:
Oral individual examination - based on a summary of presentations and completed papers answered throughout the semester. 

Grading criteria

Grading based on the Danish 7-point scale.
Team members will be graded individually.

Additional information

 

Responsible

Lars Hyldedal

Valid from

2/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Compulsory for Supply Engineering
6. semester
Compulsory for the specialization District Heating
Compulsory for the specialization Waste Water Supply
Compulsory for the specialization Water Supply

Keywords

Project management, project planning, tendering, contracts, legislation, process - and risk management