SRJC Course Outlines

11/28/2023 11:27:45 AMCONS 70A Course Outline as of Fall 2002

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 70ATitle:  INTRO TO PROJ ORG & MNG  
Full Title:  Introduction to Project Organization and Management
Last Reviewed:10/8/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CONS 70

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to organization and management of construction projects, including principles of contracts, estimating, bidding and scheduling. Project management cycle and responsibilities of participants will be explained.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Introduction to organization and management of construction projects, including principles of contracts, estimating, bidding and scheduling. Project management cycle and responsibilities of participants explained.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
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 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Analyze the project process cycle.
2.  Document the roles of participants in the project process.
3.  Describe the roles and responsibilities of the project manager.
4.  Interpret and write a simple contract.
5.  Interpret construction documents, including contract gen. conditions.
6.  Evaluate estimate contents and determine the basis for bidding.
7.  Interpret and prepare simple construction project schedules.
8.  Correctly utilize construction terminology.

Topics and Scope
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1. Introduction to the design process
   a. Professional roles
   b. Documentation
2. Introduction to the construction project cycle
   a. Professional roles
   b. Documentation
3. Construction working drawing
a. Contents and interpretation
b. Retrieving information
c. Application
5. Specification
a. Contents and interpretation
b. Retrieving information
c. Application
6. Contracts
a. Principles of a contract
b. Requirements for making a contract
c. Case studies
7. Estimating
a. Principles of estimating
b. Examination of estimate documents
c. Case studies and applications
8. The bid process
a. Examination of bid documents
b. Bid selection
9. Scheduling
a. Principles of scheduling
b. Examination of scheduling documents
c. Case studies and applications

Assignments:
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1. Reading text.
2. Completing exercises and problem solving assignments.
3. Interpreting working drawing content.
4. Interpreting specifications information.
5. Research and preparation of simple contract.
6. Research and preparation of simple schedules.
7. Research and preparation of 3-5 page paper on project organization or
  estimating.
8. Written assignments involving analysis and synthesis of course
  material.

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
20 - 40%
Written homework, Term papers, CONSTRUCTION REPORTS & FORMS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 35%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, PROJECT SCHEDULES
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
CLASS PARTICIPATION


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Gould, Managing the Construction Process. Prentice Hall, 1997.

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