Syllabus

Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. управління інноваційною діяльністю та сферою послуг

Construction Organization

syllabus

1. Educational programs for which discipline is mandatory:

# Educational stage Broad field Major Educational program Course(s) Semester(s)
1 bachelor's 19. Архітектура та будівництво 192. Будівництво та цивільна інженерія (бакалавр) 4 8

2. The course is offered as elective for all levels of higher education and all educational programs.

3. Information about the author of the course

Full name Melnyk Liliya
Academic degree Sc.D.
Academic title Assoc. Prof.
Link to the teacher`s page on the official website of the department
Е-mail (in the domain tntu.edu.ua)

4. Information about the course

Study hours structure Lectures: 32
Practical classes: 16
Laboratory classes: 0

Amount of hours for individual work: 0
ECTS credits: 4
Teaching language english
Form of final examination exam
Link to an electronic course on the e-learning platform of the university https://dl.tntu.edu.ua/bounce.php?course=3216

5. Program of discipline

Description of academic discipline, its goals, subject of study and learning outcomes

Purpose of the “Construction organisation” is providing a comprehensive coverage of the issues related to the key role played by the project manager in making the system work and gaining a greater understanding of how important total project management is for the successful execution of construction projects.

The place of academic discipline in the structural and logical scheme of study according to the educational program

Prerequisites. List of disciplines, or knowledge and skills, possession of which students needed (training requirements) for successful discipline assimilation

"Construction Economics", "Construction Technology"

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

Theme 1. The construction industry and the need of construction project’s organization and management
Theme 2. Construction projects participants
Theme 3. Preconstruction phase of construction project
Theme 4. Forms of construction contract
Theme 5. Bidding and award phase
Theme 6. Legal and contractual issues in the construction industry
Theme 7. Construction project planning
Theme 8. Construction project scheduling
Theme 9. Resource management in construction project
Theme 10. Personal management skills
Theme 11. Total Quality Management
Theme 12. Project closeout

Practical classes (topics)

Theme 1. The construction industry and the need of construction project’s organization and management
Theme 2. Construction projects participants
Theme 3. Preconstruction phase of construction project
Theme 4. Forms of construction contract
Theme 5. Bidding and award phase
Theme 6. Legal and contractual issues in the construction industry
Theme 7. Construction project planning
Theme 8. Construction project scheduling
Theme 9. Resource management in construction project
Theme 10. Personal management skills
Theme 11. Total Quality Management
Theme 12. Project closeout

Learning materials and resources

1. Sidney M. Levy (2010). Construction Process Planning and Management: An Owner’s Guide to Successful Projects. Elsevier Inc., 392 p.
2. Brian Cooke (2015). Management of Construction Projects. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 305 p.
3. Garold D. Oberlender (2000). Project Management for Engineering and Construction. Second edition. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 384 p.
4. F. Lawrence Bennett (2003). The Management of Construction: A Project Life Cycle Approach. Butterworth-Heinemann, 333 p.
5. Barry Fryer, Marilyn Fryer (1997). The practice of construction management. Third Edition. Blackwell Science Ltd, 304 p.

6. Policies and assessment process of the academic discipline

Assessment methods and rating system of learning results assessment

The total number of points between the types of control is distributed as follows:
- 1st module - 35 points (The work contains two task blocks. The first block contains 100 test tasks given by a student using a computer in the system Atutor. The maximum amount of points for the first block - 20. The second block is based on the results of the current survey (15 points).
- 2nd module - 40 points (The work contains three task blocks. The first block contains 100 test tasks given by a student using a computer in the system Atutor. The maximum number of points for the first block is 20. The second block is based on the results of the current poll (20 points).


Table of assessment scores:

Assessment scale
VNZ
(100 points)
National
(4 points)
ECTS
90-100 Excellent А
82-89 Good B
75-81 C
67-74 Fair D
60-66 E
35-59 Poor FX
1-34 F
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