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Construction Management and Economics

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Construction Management and Economics
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA421
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
6VU (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

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
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
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

[updated 05.02.2020]
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