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The Islamic University of Gaza 2nd Semester 2010/2011

Economics And Project


Faculty of Engineering
Management (EARC 5212)
Architecture Engineering Department Dr Alaeddinne D. ELJAMASSI

Introduction:

Management today is more of an art than a science. This course reviews the
environmental context within which the engineering manager operates and the
functions and roles of the engineering manager as they relate to the unique
characteristics of technical functions.

Course Objectives:

- Understanding of project management principle.


- To be able to plan a schedule for any construction project using Microsoft
project.
- To be able to analyze and solve problems in construction projects.
- Learning the methods of engineering economic analysis (present worth, rate of
return, annual cash flow, and benefit-cost ratio.)
- Understanding the concept of depreciation.

Course outlines :

1) Introduction to Project ( 1
Management
2) Responsibilities of ( 2
Project Managers
3) Organization&
( 3
organization structure
4) Quality Management
( 4
5) Risk Management ( 5
6) Communication. ( 6
7) Leadership ( 7
8) Motivation ( 8
9) Safety and Health. ( 9
10) Planning and :( 10
Bar chart .a
Scheduling of projects:
CPM. .b
a. Bar chart.
PERT .c
b. CPM.
c. PERT
The Islamic University of Gaza 2nd Semester 2010/2011
Economics And Project
Faculty of Engineering
Management (EARC 5212)
Architecture Engineering Department Dr Alaeddinne D. ELJAMASSI

11) Engineering Decision Making ( 10


12) Equivalence and compound ( 11
interest
12) Present worth analysis ( 12
13) Annual Cash Flow Analysis ( 13
14) Rate of return and benefit-Cost
analysis ( 14

15) Depreciation ( 15

Presentation Methodology:
Lecturing, Discussions, Exercises, Projects, Presentation,
Grading Policy :
Project 15%
Mid Term 30%
Home Works 5%
Final Exam 50%

Textbooks :
1) 1997 .
2) "Engineering Project Management", Nigel. J. Smith et. al. Leeds university. 2nd.
Edition. 2002.
2) "Engineering Economic Analysis", D.G. Newman et. al.. Oxford university. 9th.
Edition. 2004.

References:
2. Professional Construction Management, D. Barie and B. Paulson,
McGraw- Hill, 1992.
3. Principles of Construction Management, Pilcher, McGraw Hill, 1992,
USA.
4. Construction Project Management, Clough, R.H. and Sears, G.A, John
Wile, 1992, UK.
5. E. Paul DeGarmo et. al. "Engineering economy". Collier Macmillan
Publishing Co., Inc., USA. 2nd Ed. 1979.
6. D. Young. "Modern Engineering Economy". John Wiley & Sons Inc.,
USA, 1993.
7. Blank, L.T., and A. J. Tarquin, 1989, "Engineering Economy," Third
Edition, McGraw-Hill.
8. Newman, D.G., 1996, "Engineering Economic Analysis," Sixth Edition,
Engineering press.
The Islamic University of Gaza 2nd Semester 2010/2011
Economics And Project
Faculty of Engineering
Management (EARC 5212)
Architecture Engineering Department Dr Alaeddinne D. ELJAMASSI