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Construction Management and Economics

Module name (EN): Construction Management and Economics
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA421
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0010
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 6VU (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA421 (P110-0010) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 4, mandatory course
BIBA421 (P110-0010) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, mandatory course
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 112.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA160 Study Project I

[updated 21.04.2015]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBA670 Operations Management in the Construction Sector
BIBA751 Construction Law

[updated 30.03.2016]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Böttcher
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Böttcher
Dipl.-Kffr. Nicole Adamy

[updated 21.04.2015]
Learning outcomes:
Construction Management:
 - Implementing the process chain of tendering and awarding a contract for a service
 - Creating an offer
 - Planning and controlling construction work
 - Identifying interfaces and dependencies
Economics basics:
 - Students will have mastered the basic concepts of general business administration and cost calculation
 - They will be able to apply basic terms to the requirements of engineering offices and construction companies

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Module content:
Construction Management:
 - Request for tenders
 - Calculation
 - Process planning
 - Monitoring costs
 - Expenditure values
Economics basics:
 - Basic concepts of general business administration
 - Principles of accounting with balance sheets and income statements
 - Financial planning
 - Investment calculation
 - Loans
 - Legal transactions
 - The most important legal forms

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Recommended or required reading:
Construction Management:
Gerster, Kohl: Baubetrieb in Beispielen; Werner Leinemann: Die Bezahlung der Bauleistung; Werner-Verlag
Rösel, Busch: AVA-Handbuch; Vieweg
Seifert: Baukostenplanung
Economics basics:
Wöhe, Günter: Einführung in die Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Vahlen
Kussmaul, Hein: Grundzüge der Buchhaltung und Bilanztechnik, Vahlen

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