CES 422 Construction Cost Engineering

Course Description: This course deals with cost engineering and accounting systems in construction projects. Discussion covers data to be collected, information to be produced, procedures and policies in system implementation and typical forms used. Relevant topics in financing and purchasing are also discussed. Computer applications will be considered as well as practical insights on the cost control systems of on-going construction projects.

 

CES 422 - Construction Cost Engineering

2ND Semester, Academic Year 2021-2022

Pre-requisite: None

Course Credit: 3 units lecture  

Degree: BS Civil Engineering

Course Requirements:

  1. Reaction paper, portfolio, etc.
  2. Grading System
  • 33.3% from Prelim/Midterm/Final Exam
  • 33.3% from Quizzes
  • 33.4% from Group or individual paper, presentation, portfolio

Course Outcome:

  1. Apply the project management information system, cost engineering and accounting concepts in construction projects.
  2. To analyze and design an improved cost engineering and accounting system for a construction project.

Suggested Learning Plan:

Week       Content/ Topics   Teaching/ Learning Activities   Evaluation Tool
1–2   Introduction, The PMIS, Costs, Estimates, Formats, WBS   Video Presentation / Modular/pick-up Online Quiz, Online Task, Presentation via internet
3-4   CSI, Estimating Components, Quantities and Take-Off, Unit Cost, Equipment   Video Presentation / Modular/pick-up Online Quiz, Online Task, Presentation via internet
5-10   Sub-contracting, OH Cost, Contingencies, Taxes, Profit   Video Presentation / Modular/pick-up Online Quiz, Online Task, Presentation via internet
11-14   Planning and Scheduling, Cash Flows   Video Presentation / Modular/pick-up Online Quiz, Online Task, Presentation via internet
15-18   Cost Control and Accounting, Financial Statements   Video Presentation / Modular/pick-up Online Quiz, Online Task, Presentation via internet

 

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Course Includes

  • 11 Lessons
  • 13 Topics