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Economics and Management in Civil Engineering Processes

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Course Unit Code222-0207/03
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated6 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
VOJ09doc. Ing. Barbara Vojvodíková, Ph.D.
FER031Ing. Martin Ferko, Ph.D.
PRO177Ing. Zbyněk Proske, Ph.D.
BER261Ing. Eva Wernerová, Ph.D.
SZE0005Ing. Natálie Szeligová
KOC0062Ing. Petra Kocurová
The course provides basic information on the construction market conditions and legal status of the construction business, including obligations under construction. Particular attention is paid to production and production preparation, planning and management process. The topics such as organization and management of construction company. The course is the schedule of construction and the basic concept of building operation. Expected to apply the knowledge already gained in technical subjects, economic and social.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Transversal course provides students with basic knowledge of construction economics and management in the construction industry with special attention to the construction work. It emphasized the technical aspect of the economy with construction and use of economic decision theory and decision-making tools to solve problems. The importance of economic construction and construction management in the context of increasing life-cycle cost of buildings, utilities and maintenance of long-term sustainable development investments
Course Contents
Management of the pre-contract stage; Feasibility studies; Life cycle costing; Management structure for executive project management; Tendering stage; Contractor’s estimating and tendering; Construction programming; Calculation of the total project time; Tender Calculation; Consulting contract; Necessary Equipment of a Building Site; Post-contract stage; Cost control; Monitoring procedures
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
POTT, Keith.: Major Construction Works. Contractual and Financial Management. Longman, 1995, ISBN 0-582-10298-7
Synek, M. et al.: Managerial Economics. Prague: Grada 2003
Synek, M. et al.: Business Economics. London: C. H. Beck 1999
Jarský, NO et al. Preparation and construction. CERM, Ltd. Brno 2003
Tománková, J. et al. Preparation and construction management, CTU 2008
Synek,M. a kol.: Manažerská ekonomika. Praha: Grada 2003
Synek,M. a kol.: Podniková ekonomika. Praha: C.H.Beck 1999
Truneček,J.: Management v informační společnosti. Praha: VŠE 1997
Hájek, V. a kol.: Řízení stavební firmy. Technická knižnice AI, ČSSI, Praha 1999
Novák, J.: Certifikace systému jakosti ve stavebních firmách. ČKAIT Praha 2000
Vozáb, J.: Bezpečnost práce při výstavbě. ČKAIT Praha 1999
Jarský, Č. a kol.: Příprava a realizace staveb. CERM, s.r.o. Brno 2003
Hačkajlová, L. a kol.: Stavební ekonomika a management, Sobotáles 2006.
Jelen, V.: Ekonomika stavebního díla 40, Příprava a řízení staveb , ČVUT 2006
Tománková, J. a kol. Příprava a řízení staveb, ČVUT 2008
Prostějovská, Z. a kol. Management výstavbových projektů, ČVUT 2008
Zákon č. 183/2006 Sb. o územním plánování a stavebním řádu (stavební zákon)
Recommended Reading:
Hajek, V. et al.: construction management firm. AI Technical Library, CSSI, Prague 1999
Novák,J.: Quality System Certification in construction companies. Technicians Prague 2000
Hájek, V. a kol.: Řízení stavební firmy. Technická knižnice AI, ČSSI, Praha 1999
Novák, J.: Certifikace systému jakosti ve stavebních firmách. ČKAIT Praha 2000

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