Construction Management and Engineering (English) - courses of program

D01PSM1_EN - Theory of Reliability and Mathematical Statistics

Taught at:
K101 - Department of Mathematics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
Multiple normal distribution. Multiple linear regression. Method of principal components. Time series in time and frequency domain. Bayesian procedures. Selected Monte Carlo methods

D26ACM_EN - Advanced Cost Management

Taught at:
K126 - Department of Construction Management and Economics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The subject offers the opportunity to deal with the issues of advanced cost management methods. Part of the tutorial is the processing of case study. • Analysis and calculation of LCC (life cycle cost) - construction project, building, structure. Deterministic and stochastic approach. • Cost management of large construction projects – cost planning, cost controlling, claim management, change management etc. • Activity-Based Costing (ABC), Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing (T-D ABC) • Activity-Based Management (ABM) and its linkage to cost management • Strategic cost management tools • Value management

D26APM_EN - Advanced Methods of Project Management

Taught at:
K126 - Department of Construction Management and Economics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
istinguish different project life cycles (predictive, adaptive and iterative) and different approaches to managing project depending on the project life cycle. For each approach will be presented the pros and cons and discussed the suitability for using the specific types of projects. The focus will be given to stakeholders. The student will learn how to identify and analyse them and set the proper stakeholder communication strategy. The student will be able to identify potential risks from the various stakeholders. The student will learn to understand to project environment and its dynamics. The course will focus on the systematic approach to planning and managing project.

D26ASM_EN - Theory and Practice of Strategic Management in Construction

Taught at:
K126 - Department of Construction Management and Economics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The course is focused on the management theory of a large construction company applied to the area of strategic decision-making. • Analysis of the construction market and creation of possible procedures in the area of strategic marketing, capital investment strategies and business policy for the company, • organizational models for standardization of legal status within a group of companies, development of organizational models and standardization of process management, including links to individual types of procurement systems for construction contracting, • creation of a system solution enabling optimal design of information systems for the coordination and management of procurement processes, financing in individual phases of preparation and implementation of key projects of a given group of companies, • specialties of the capital investment of the construction company in machinery and equipment or land for the related construction development, • management procedures for bidding, planning processes and management of productivity, • risk management of the implementation and financing of contracts, avoidance of disputes and arbitration, • standard procedures for crisis management of a construction company or very large projects.

D26ENM_EN - Energy Management

Taught at:
K126 - Department of Construction Management and Economics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The course on energy management covers the issues of management in general, energy management, energy systems, and energy efficiency in the European legislation framework. The main target of the course is to explain basic principles and future changes in the construction industry, specifically in the field of energy efficiency economics. The students will increase their knowledge about strategies towards sustainable energy in buildings and mainly about energy efficiency. A specific part of the course is dedicated to the evaluation of energy efficiency measures, supporting schemes for energy efficiency, tackling energy poverty, multi-criterial evaluation of projects, LCA (live cycle assessment) and LCC (life cycle cost), moreover the students receive overview of the cost optimum calculation.

D26IFM_EN - Information Systems for Facility Management

Taught at:
K126 - Department of Construction Management and Economics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The course deals with information modeling and multidimensional parametric object-oriented modeling of buildings and processes (BIM) as a modern tool for control (PIM) and operation (AIM) of construction projects. BIM and FM connectivity. Influencing and optimizing operating costs in the project phase. Efficient property management including maintenance and renovation. Assessing buildings in terms of environmental impacts. Use of the IS for Green Building Certification / Recertification. Linking the database and the graphical model. Problems of implementation of FM information systems and obstacles related to implementation. The subject is focused on the interconnection of FM with legislation, public procurement, supply systems (IPD) and use in various sectors of construction.

D26INO_EN - Construction Innovation Engineering

Taught at:
K126 - Department of Construction Management and Economics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
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Annotation:
Strengthening the competitiveness of construction in an economic and technical environment. Breakthrough of the innovation process and investment process. Processes for strengthening scientific - technical development. Innovation theory, innovation rules, innovation potential of the Czech Republic. Legislative support. Potential financing, capacity potential, structured in the economy in construction. Concept of innovation potential in the national economic context. Innovation management. Dynamic innovative business. Designing innovative business. The evaluation of the projects. Business plan for an innovative business. Preparation of a science and technology park project. Principles of innovation management in an enterprise. Innovation policy as part of corporate strategy. Business marketing, business model. Innovation efficiency assessment, business opportunities. Technology Transfer, Organizational Forms, Technology Transfer Networks. Expression of the influences and factors influencing the company in terms of innovation management. Solutions of innovative product projects with application for construction. Technical, economic and socioscientific aspects of innovative engineering.

D26MIM_EM - Management and Information Models for Construction Management

Taught at:
K126 - Department of Construction Management and Economics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam

D26MVP_EN - Scientific Research Method

Taught at:
K126 - Department of Construction Management and Economics
Semester:
winter, spring
Exam:
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Annotation:
The aim of the course is make students acquainted with the procedures and instruments of scientific work. The student should be able to define purpose of the thesis, the objectives including type of outputs, formulate adequate research questions together with hypotheses and assumptions on which work will be built and to define the scientific method to be followed. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be also able to find out all relevant information sources for his/her dissertation.

D32RAM_EN - Risk Analysis and Management

Taught at:
K132 - Department of Mechanics
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
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Annotation:
1. Terminology 2. Theory - Probability and mathematical statistics, Reliability 3. Risk analysis/assessment - Hazard identification - Risk quantification - Tools and numerical methods - Classical statistical inference - Bayesian inference - Monte Carlo methods 4. Risk management - Decision analysis - Utility theory in decision analysis - Insurance - Uninsurable risk%

Languages

Knowledge of English and optional language is required for all programs.

D04ANG - English

Taught at:
K104 - Department of Languages
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The course is aimed at making doctoral degree students familiar with the basic genres of the academic style and prepare them for real-life communication situations, such as e.g. the presentation of their own research and development achievements, writing grant applications, common correspondence, writing abstracts, etc. The course should also assist in the preparation for the examination in English, which is a compulsory part of doctoral degree study. The course is not compulsory, it is not completed by granting a credit or passing an examination.

D04CES - Czech

Taught at:
K104 - Department of Languages
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The course in Czech for foreigners is aimed at the university students’ needs for mastering written and spoken language with the basic inventory of linguistic structures needed for making oneself understood in common situations of everyday practical life; advanced students develop the ability of independent work with a simple technical text. The course is not compulsory, it is not completed by granting a credit or passing an examination.

D04FRA - French

Taught at:
K104 - Department of Languages
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The doctoral degree student who wants to pass an examination in French can choose from the elective courses offered by the Department of Languages. The course is not compulsory.

D04NEM - German

Taught at:
K104 - Department of Languages
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The doctoral degree student who wants to pass an examination in German can choose from the elective courses offered by the Department of Languages. The course is not compulsory.

D04RUS - Russian

Taught at:
K104 - Department of Languages
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The doctoral degree student who wants to pass an examination in Russian can choose from the elective courses offered by the Department of Languages. The course is not compulsory.

D04SPA - Spanish

Taught at:
K104 - Department of Languages
Semester:
(not mentioned)
Exam:
exam
Annotation:
The doctoral degree student who wants to pass an examination in Spanish can choose from the elective courses offered by the Department of Languages. The course is not compulsory.