Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
20150102006104CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUEElective366
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce students a general picture of the construction industry together with the contemporary management topics and to provide them with basic information on principles of construction project management and increase their awareness on major tasks of a construction manager.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Arş. Gör. Mustafa Korkmaz
Learning Outcomes
1Train and educate technicians to be competent construction managers in the working environment.
2Train and educate technicians to be competent construction managers in the working environment.
3Provide the opportunities to further their careers and develop a wider understanding of the construction management process.
4Provide the opportunities to further their careers and develop a wider understanding of the construction management process.
5Understand the importance of professionalism, management, and problem solving techniques for construction.
6Understand the importance of professionalism, management, and problem solving techniques for construction.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definitions, profile of the construction sector; company and site organization; types of contracts; bidding laws; general construction specifications; construction project management; organization and management of construction sites;planning methods, GANTT bar diagrams, CPM and PERT methods; risk management.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic concepts; General overview of construction sector
2Construction organization and management, Construction machinery and equipment
3Excavation works and classification of excavated soil
4Excavated soil volume calculation
5Transportation cost estimating
6Public procurement law; public procurement contracts law
7Cost estimation; unit prices
8Mid-term exam
9Applications of quantity takeoff
10Construction cost estimation
11Sustainability
12Project management; life cycle of project
13Construction schedule methods
14Risk management
Recommended or Required Reading
1 Kuruoğlu, M. 2002; İnşaat Sektöründe Bilgisayar Destekli Planlama Metot ve Uygulamaları, Çağlayan Kitabevi, İstanbul 2 Halpin, D. W. 2006; Construction Management, 3rd Edition, John Wiley and Sons, USA 3 Akbıyıklı, R. 2012; İnşaat Yönetimi Metraj ve Maliyet Hesapları, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul 4 Birecikli, B. M. 2011; Yapı Metrajı ve Maliyeti, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul 5 Açıkel ,A., Altın, M., Açıkel, H. 2013; Yapı İşletmesi ve Şantiye Yönetimi, Eğitim Yayınevi, Konya 6 Sunguroğlu, K., Murat, İ. 2013; Yapı İşletmesi Şantiye Tekniği Maliyet Hesapları, Bilim Yayınları, Ankara
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)168
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