Course detail

Management of Construction Company

FAST-CV023Acad. year: 2020/2021

Procedures and methods of cost management in construction company.
Enterprise purchasing management, evaluation of contractors and subcontractors.
Utilization of electronic reverse auctions in construction sector.
Enterprise performance and utilization of benchmarking in construction industry.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to measure and enhance performance of construction company, application of purchasing management methods.


Basics about cost management of production in construction company. Ability to manage building production with the support of management systems.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Cost management in construction company
2. Costs of building production, profit volume management in construction industry
3. Management of enterprise purchasing and its functions
4. Selection and evaluation of contractors and subcontractors in construction industry
5. Electronic reverse auctions
6. Electronic reverse auctions
7. Enterprise performance measurement
8. Benchmarking in construction industry
9. Project management of construction company
10. Dynamic management


To obtain capabilities to improve enterprise performance and to manage enterprise purchase efficiently.

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-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch N , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch N , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer