10 Credits SPRING

Cannot be taken with: CIV277

Aims/Description: This module is designed to introduce students to key factors that influence the development and management of construction projects throughout their lifecycle and various key construction management processes/ techniques / tools that can be used to plan, co-ordinate and control project development. It will also introduce professional and legal responsibilities of industry practitioners. The module will involve research, evaluation and discussion of industry information on issues such as construction project procurement, project planning, health and safety risk management, project risks and technological developments in the construction industry. The module will be assessed through group presentations and an individual reflective report.

Staff Contact: HORN RACHEL P
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Fieldwork, Independent Study,
Assessment: Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Civil and Structural Engineering):

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK