221-580-VA, Project Management
This course deals with architectural project management as one of the project delivery methods and will examine the roles and responsibilities of a project manager and the various strategies and techniques employed. In particular, the content will be concerned with project planning and scheduling, time and cost control, critical path, project cash flow, float-times, methods of monitoring project progress, productivity factors and resource allocations. Students will get an overview of the construction industry and the changing roles of the participants. The current trends, communication protocols and conflict management will be examined. The relationship between construction contracts and the management of a project will be investigated.