Construction Scheduling and Cost Control (CE464) Course Details

Course Name: Construction Scheduling and Cost Control
Code: CE464
Pre-requisite Course(s): None
Objective: Scheduling and cost control are essential tools for successful construction management. Scheduling deals with network based schedules of construction activities (like critical path method) and cost control provides comparison of actual and planned financial information in the course of the project. Time extension claims in construction contracts wherein the proof of cause-effect relationship is the essence of the whole argument are currently required to be submitted together with construction schedules like critical path method.To furnish the civil engineering students with this skill set a popular computer software for construction scheduling and cost control shall be taught thoroughly in this course.
Content: Introduction and some advanced studies in a computer application like MS Project, extensively used for construction scheduling and cost control; time extension clauses in international construction contracts; cause-effect relationship to prove construction claims.
Term: Spring
Theory: 3
Application: 0
Laboratory: 0
Credit: 3
Course File: Course File