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Project Management >> Diploma in Project Management in Construction
Duration: One Year & Two Years (Double fee)
Mode of Study: Distance Learning Education/Self Home Based Study
Total Fee(PKR):
(For Pakistani Students)
16500
Total Fee($ US):
(Overseas Students)
300
Eligibility:
Document Required: Two set of Educational Documents, Three CNIC Copies, Three Photograph, Original Bank Deposit slip
Modules: Module 1 Module 2

CHAPTER :  INTRODUCTION

 The Need for Project Management

 The Construction Project

 The Project Scope and Goals

 The Project Life-Cycle

 Preconstruction phase

 Procurement phase (Bidding and award phase)

 Construction Phase

 Closeout Phase

 Major Types of Construction Projects

 Residential Housing Construction

 Institutional and Commercial Building Construction

 Specialized Industrial Construction

 Infrastructure and Heavy Construction

 Construction Projects Participants

 The Owner (Client)

 The Design Professionals

 The Construction Professionals

 The Project Manager

 Exercises

CHAPTER : CONTRACT STRATEGY

 What is a Contract

 Selection of Contract Type

 Project Objectives

 Project Constraints

 Project Delivery Methods  

 Traditional Approach

 Direct Labor

 Design-Build

 Turnkey

 Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT)

 Professional Construction Management (PCM)

 Contractual Relationships

 Types of Contracts

 Lump-sum Contract

 Admeasurement Contract

 Cost-reimbursable Contract (cost-plus contract)

 Target Cost Contract

 Time and Material (T&M) Contract

 Contract Administration

 Contract Documents

 Conditions of Contract

 The Standard (general) Forms of Conditions of Contract

 Special Conditions of Contract

 Construction claims Contract

 Selecting the Contractor

 Sub-Contracting

 Exercises

CHAPTER : PROJECT PLANNING

 Introduction

 Project Planning Steps

 Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

WBS and organizational breakdown structure (OBS)

WBS coding  

 Project Activities

 Activities Relationships

Logical relationship considering resource constraints

Overlap or lag

Types of activities relationships

 Drawing Project Network

Activity on arrow network (AOA)

Activity on node network (AON)

Comparison between AOA and AON

 Estimating Activity Duration and Direct Cost

 Exercises

CHAPTER : PROJECT SCHEDULING

 The Critical Path Method

 Calculations for the Critical Path Method

 Activity-On-Arrow Networks Calculations

Forward path

Backward path

Float calculations

Identifying the Critical Activities

 Precedence Diagram Method (PDM)

  Time-Scaled Diagrams

  Schedule Presentation

  Criticisms to Network Techniques

  Solved Examples

CHAPTER : STOCHASTIC SCHEDULING

  Scheduling with Uncertain Durations

 Program Evaluation and Review Technique

 Criticism to Program Evaluation and Review Technique

  Monte Carlo Simulation

 Monte Carlo Simulation Characteristics

 Monte Carlo Simulation Process

 Criticality Index

  Exercises

CHAPTER : SCHEDULING OF LINEAR PROJECTS

  Linear Projects

  Resource-Driven Scheduling

  Summary Diagrams

 Summary Diagrams Using One Relationship

 Summary Diagrams Using Two Relationships

  Line of Balance (LOB)

 Basic Representation

 LOB Calculations

Crew synchronization

Meeting a deadline duration

Calculating resource needs

Drawing the LOB Schedule

  Exercises

CHAPTER : RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  Resource Definition

  Resource Management

Resource leveling (smoothing)

Resource scheduling  

  Resource Allocation

  Resource Aggregation (Loading)

  Resource Leveling (Smoothing)

 Method of Moments for Resource Smoothing

 Heuristic Procedure for Resource Smoothing

  Scheduling with Limited Resource

  Case Study

  Exercises

CHAPTER : PROJECT TIME-COST TRADE-OFF

  Time-Cost Trade-Off

  Activity Time-Cost Relationship

  Project Time-Cost Relationship

  Shortening Project Duration

  Exercises

CHAPTER : PROJECT FINANCE AND CONTRACT PRICING

  Contract Cash Flow

 Construction Project Costs

Project direct costs

Project indirect costs

 The S-Curve

 Project Income (Cash-in)

 Calculating Contract Cash Flow

 Minimizing Contractor Negative Cash Flow

 Cost of Borrowing (Return on Investment)

  Project Cash Flow

 Project Profitability Indicators

  Discounted Cash Flow

 Present Value

 Net Present Value (NPV)  

 Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

  Finalizing a Tender Price

 Estimating Profit Margin

 Risk Management

Risk Identification

Response to Risk and Uncertainties

Risk Analysis

  Pricing Policy

 Balanced bid (straight forward method)

 Unbalanced bid (Loading of Rates)

 Method Related Charge

  Exercises

CHAPTER : PROJECT CONTROL

  Problems that may Arise During Construction

  Schedule Updating

 Delays Analysis

 Types of Delays

 The As-Built Schedule

 Analysis of Concurrent Delays

 Earned Value Management

Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled (BCWS)

Budgeted Cost of Work Performed (BCWP)

Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP)

Last Date of Admission: 8th Dec, 2018
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