Course detail

Economy of Civil Engineering

FAST-CV003Acad. year: 2018/2019

Introduction to problems of technical and economic disciplines (technical standardization, remuneration and costing), economic disciplines (prices, accounting, financing, taxation and investments), business and management disciplines (marketing, management and project management). Application of common knowledge in construction orders. Linkage to construction law and construction technical disciplines.

Department

Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Gaining orientation in the issue of technical and economic disciplines (technical standardization, remuneration and costing), economic disciplines (prices, accounting, financing, taxation and investments), business and management disciplines (marketing, management and project management). Application of common knowledge in construction orders. Basic knowledge of construction law and construction technical disciplines.

Prerequisites

Ability to orient in construction firm economy.

Co-requisites

Linkage to construction code and construction-and-technical disciplines.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures, practical classes and self-study assignments. Attendance at lectures is optional, but attendance at classes is compulsory.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Terms of exam:
a) written part - a set of questions focused on general knowledge and their application, the total profit of 100 points, will set limits for individual levels of assessment, limit to advance to the oral part of the exam - 50 points b) oral-supplement to the written examination to demonstrate a deeper understanding of
Conditions for obtaining credit:
1. Attendance - Max 1 absence. Otherwise it will not in any case granted credit

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction, basic concepts, specifics
2. Position of the firm in the national economy, the construction industry and construction company
3. Standardization of work and performance; Standardization and remuneration in construction
4. Grade and classification in the construction industry
6. - 7. Costing and pricing
8. General construction budget
9. Revenues, expenses, profit and relations between them
10. Starting a business, redevelopment and its disappearance, grouping and types of association in construction
11. Public Procurement
12. Investment Management
13. Marketing and Management

Aims

To get knowledge about technical-and-economic disciplines, economic disciplines and corresponding legal codes for using in construction practice and building orders realisations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Introduction, basic concepts, specifics
2. Position of the firm in the national economy, the construction industry and construction company
3. Standardization of work and performance; Standardization and remuneration in construction
4. Grade and classification in the construction industry
6. - 7. Costing and pricing
8. General construction budget
9. Revenues, expenses, profit and relations between them
10. Starting a business, redevelopment and its disappearance, grouping and types of association in construction
11. Public Procurement
12. Investment Management
13. Marketing and Management

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. – 2. Remuneration and standardization in construction
3. - 4. Performance standards
5. - 6. Wages
7. - 8. Economic effectiveness of construction investments
9. - 12.Valuation in construction, construction work prices, budgets of structures, supply of construction work
13. Credit