Construction Management ENGC 6360

Course Objectives:

The main objective of this course is to expose the student to the applications of management to construction industry with emphasis on construction project management. General management and professional construction management principles are also introduced to the student.

Text Book:

– Donald S. Barrie and Boyd C. Paulson, Professional Construction Management, 3rd. ed., Wiley, New York, 1992.


  • Edward R. Fisk, Construction Project Administration, 2nd. Ed., Wiley, New York, 1982.
  • Edward R. Fisk, construction Engineer’s From Book, Wiley, New York, 1981.
  • Roy Pilcher, Principles of Construction Management, 2nd, ed., McGraw Hill, UK, 1976.
  • Richard H. Clough and Glenn A. Sears, Construction Project Management, 3rd. ed., Wiley, New York, 1991.
  • Theo Haimann, William G. Scott and Patrick E. Connor, Management, 4th ed., Houghton Mifflin co., Boston, 1982.
  • John Bennett, Construction Project Management, Butterworths, UK, 1985.
  • Frank Harris and Ronald McCaffer, 3rd. ed., PSP Professional Books, UK, 1989.
  • Richard Fellows, David Lengford, Robert Newcombe and Sydney Urry, Construction Management in Practice, Construction Press, London, 1983.
  • Tim Boyce, The Commercial Engineer, Hawksmere, London, 1990.
  • Richard E. Westney, Managing the Engineering and Construction of Small Projects. Mareel Dekker, New York, 1984.
  • G. Forster, Construction Site Studies-production administration and Personnel, Longman, UK, 1981.
  • C.A Anderson, D Miles, R. Neale and J. Ward, Site Management, ILO, Geneva, 1996.
  • M. Mawdesley, W. Askew & M. O’Reilly Planning and controlling Construction Projects, Longman, UK, 1997.
  • L.W. Hinze, Construction Planning and Scheduling, Prentice-Hall, USA, 1998.
  • Thomas N. Frisby, How to Survive in Construction, R.S. Means, USA, 1990.
  • PMI Standards Committee, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 2nd. Ed. Project Management Institute, USA, 1996.
  • The Chartered Institute of Building, Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development, UK, 1992.
  • عدنان علي إنشاصي، إدارة المشروعات الهندسية، غزة، 1997.
  • عادل محروس أحمد، صناعة وإدارة المشروعات الهندسية، مصر، 1990.
  • محمد ماجد خلوصي، الإدارة التنفيذية لمشروعات التشييد والتحكم في التكلفة والوقت، الطبعة الثانية، دار قابس، بيروت، 1995.
  • غالب يوسف عباسي، أساسيات إدارة المشاريع، دار مجدلاوي، الأردن، 1992.

Course Outline:

  • Management in the Engineering and Construction Industry.
  • Development and Organization of Projects.
  • Project delivery Methods.
  • Forms of contracts
  • Application and requirement for management organization
  • Public Private Partnership
  • Building Information Modeling.
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Value Engineering
  • Concepts of project planning & control
  • Estimating Project Costs.
  • Cost Engineering.
  • Risk Management.


Presentation                        10%

Paper/Case study                10%

Mid term Exam                    30%

Final Exam                         50%



CHAPTER 1- Types of Projects

CHAPTER 2- Organization

CHAPTER 3-Project Delivery

CHAPTER 4- Contract Forms

CHAPTER 5- Applcation for management

CHAPTER 6- Public Private Partnership


CHAPTER 8- Sustainable Const

CHAPTER 9- Value Eng

CHAPTER 10- Planing and control

CHAPTER 11- Estimating

CHAPTER 12- Cost Eng