MGMT06034 2019 Site Management

General Details

Full Title
Site Management
Transcript Title
Site Management
Code
MGMT06034
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
MGMT - Management
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Kathryn Ryan
Programme Membership
SG_ECVIL_B07 201900 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering in Civil Engineering SG_ECIVL_H08 201900 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering SG_ECVIL_B07 201900 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering in Civil Engineering SG_ECIVI_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Civil Engineering SG_ECVIL_B07 202000 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering in Civil Engineering
Description

This module introduces the learner to the techniques used in the control and construction of civil and building projects including resource procurement, the tendering process, contracts and bills of quantities. The standard forms of contract used in Ireland together with the GCCC contracts are reviewed. The various site personnel are defined and scheduling and resource management techniques are introduced. Safety, risk assessment and management techniques are reviewed and analysed. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Define the personnel within the construction industry

 

2.

Identify and analyse the various types of contract and methods of measurement used in the Civil Engineering industry

3.

Understand graphical representations of Civil Engineering programmes to show time, cost and quality criteria

4.

Identify and describe the duties of the various parties under current Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Legislation.

5.

Apply the processes of Project Management and its applications in a Civil Engineering Context.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

A combination of theory classes and practical classes

Module Assessment Strategies

1. 1 hour MCQ exam mid-semester

2. 2 hour written final exam

3. Bill of Quantities assignment and Safety project

Repeat Assessments

Student may repeat the terminal exam in autumn and re-submit assignments, if required, before the autumn repeats

Indicative Syllabus

  1. Contract Documents:  Bill of Quantities, Drawings, Specifications, Form of Tender, Form of Agreement, etc Conditions of Contract:  Public Works Contract, NEC3, FIDIC.
  2. Types of Contract:  Measurement Contracts, Lump-Sum Contracts, Cost reimbursable Contracts, Turnkey Contracts, Target Contracts, etc
  3. Tenders:  Types of Tender, Checking and Selection.
  4. Preparation of:  (i) Contract Documents, (ii) Safety Project to include Safety Statement.
  5. Introduction to Project Management

Indicative Practicals/Projects

  1. Bill of quantities & Gantt Chart Project
  2. Company Structure & Health and Safety Project.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Project Continuous Assessment Project 20 % Week 12 1,2,3,4
2 Multiple Choice Moodle Quiz Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % Week 7 1,2,3
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Closed Book Exam 60 % Week 15 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Tutorial Flat Classroom Project 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Tutorial Not Specified Project 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Online Learning Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2009 Construction Field Guide Building News
ISBN PSU:000067184866

Recommended Reading
20/10/2019 Construction Management Jumpstart Wiley Publishing

Recommended Reading
01/01/2015 Construction Project Manager's Pocket Book Routledge

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Institution of Civil Engineers, Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement 3, Thomas Telford, 1991

Barnes, M., CESMM Handbook, Thomas Telford, 1992

Egglestone, B., The NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract, A Commentary, Blackwell Publishing, 2006

 

Journal Resources

International Journal of Construction Project Management

Other Resources

Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act, 2005

Safety Health & Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations, 2006

 

Additional Information

None