To be able to analyze and design the organizational processes of complex construction projects, by exploring different theories, tools, techniques and methods that deal with the integration of time, costs, quality, information, and organization in a project-based environment.
The course focuses on complex construction processes, used in the initiative, design, realization and operation of construction projects. By analysing and interpreting the specific challenges and characteristics within each phase, the course teaches the student to optimize and manage this kind of processes. Decision-making is based on the use of well-known tools, balancing them against the interests and risks of the stakeholders and shareholders of projects. Guest lectures will show how these processes are done in practice. The theoretical concepts will be dealt with during regular lectures and student assignments. Active participation of students and group work is expected during the lectures.