Project Management for Technical Professionals, PLCE 47X
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PLCE 470 CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND COST ESTIMATING
The role of estimating in construction contract administration. Types of estimates. Unit costs and production rates; job costs. Preparing bid for complete building project using manual methods and the CSI format; checking quantity take-off and cost estimating in selected divisions using a computer package.
Term: Fall 2014
Schedule: T, 6:25 pm - 9:05 pm (also online)
Instructor: Lemming, Raymond
PLCE 471 CONSTRUCTION PLANNING AND SCHEDULING
Planning, scheduling, and progress control of construction operations. Critical Path Method and PERT. Resource leveling of personnel, equipment, and materials. Financial control/hauling of construction projects. Impact of delay on precedence networks. Construction contract administration. Computer applications.
Term: Spring 2014
Schedule: M, 6:25 pm - 9:05 pm (also online)
Instructor: Welsh, Lee
PLCE 472 CONSTRUCTION SITE OPERATION
Construction site layout and mobilization. Liabilities of the parties. Methods of construction. Concrete form design and fabrication. Scaffolding, temporary facilities, and equipment. Safety on sites. Introduction to construction productivity.
Term: Spring 2014
Schedule: F, 6:25 pm - 9:05 pm (also online)
Instructor: Domel, August
PLCE 473 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
Characteristics of the construction industry. Project delivery systems. Duties and liabilities of the parties at the pre-contract stage. Bidding. Contract administration including duties and liabilities of the parties regarding payments, retainage, substantial and final completion, scheduling and time extensions, change orders, changed conditions, suspension of work, contract termination, and resolution of disputes. Contract bonds. Managing the construction company. Labor law and labor relations.
Term: Summer 2014
Schedule: MW, 6:25 pm - 9:05 pm
Instructor: Arditi, David