SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 10:43:05 PMCONS 70B Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 70BTitle:  PROJ ORG & MGT  
Full Title:  Project Organization and Management
Last Reviewed:11/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled2.004 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 87.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Developing construction project management skills including quantity surveying, cost estimating, and project scheduling, using software such as Microsoft Project, Excel, and industry accepted cost estimating tools.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CONS 70A


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Developing construction project management skills including quantity surveying, cost estimating, and project scheduling, using software such as Microsoft Project, Excel, and industry accepted cost estimating tools.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CONS 70A
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2002Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Prepare a preliminary quantity survey and estimate for a complete or portion of a building.
2.  Prepare a preliminary schedule for a simple construction project.
 

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During the course, students will:
1. Identify and research elements for a quantity survey and estimate
2. Prepare a preliminary quantity survey and estimate
3. Identify and research elements for a construction schedule
4. Prepare a preliminary construction schedule

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction and Overview
    A. Review of the construction project cycle
    B. Review of elements of quantity surveying and role in the construction process
    C. Review of elements of estimating and role in the construction process
    D. Review of elements of scheduling and role in the construction process
II. Preparation for estimating and scheduling
    A. Examination of working drawings and specifications
    B. The sequence of basic construction operations
    C. Examination of quantity survey and estimating documents
    D. Examination of scheduling documents
    E. Sequence in construction project cycle
III. Quantity surveying
    A. Sequence and role in construction project cycle
    B. Principles of quantity surveying
    C. Elements of a quantity survey
    D. Documenting a quantity survey
    E. Case studies and applications
IV. Estimating
    A. Sequence and role in construction project cycle
    B. Principles of estimating
    C. Types of estimates
    D. Elements of an estimate
    E. Documenting an estimate
    F. Case studies and applications
V. Scheduling
    A. Sequence and role in construction project cycle
    B. Principles of scheduling
    C. Types of schedules
    D. Elements of a schedule
    E. Documenting a schedule
    F. Case studies and applications
 
Topics and Scope apply to both lecture and lab course components in an integrated format.

Assignments:
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1. Reading (20-30 pages per week)
2. Exercises and problem solving assignments (6-12)
3. Written assignments involving analysis and synthesis of course material (6-12)
4. Final exam and/or final project with presentation

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 30%
Written assignments, and documentation of final project - if any
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
40 - 70%
Exercises and problem solving assignments such as preparing portions of a quantity survey, estimate, and schedule
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 20%
Class participation and presentation of final project


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Construction Project Management: A Complete Introduction. 2nd ed. Dykstra, Alison. Kirschner
Publishing. 2018
Managing the Construction Process. 4th ed. Gould, Frederick. Pearson. 2011 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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