School of Engineering and Technology, (SET)

The purpose of this module is to provide a real case study on the application of project management in housing projects. Case analysis and discussion will be presented in terms of how the concepts of project management are applied in housing project development.

With consent from instructor Project Management, Housing Project, Housing, case study

Organizational management in construction, integrated project planning and scheduling and with consents from the instructors.

Project description - Technology Financial and Social issues.

  • Core Project Management application - Time, Cost and Quality
  • Advanced project management application - Risk, Contract, Procurement, Communication, Project Financing and Negotiation.
  • Case analysis on the project management application - lessons to learn and improvement.


Real Project documents, Lecture notes, chapters from the reference books below and relevant journal articles.

Naoum, Shamil (2001): People and Organizational Management in Construction , 1 st Edition, London : Thomas Telford.

Harris, F. and McCaffer, R. (2001): Modern Construction Management , 5th Edition. London : Blackwell.

Construction Management and Economics

Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management

International Journal of Project Management

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE

Case study and assignment  - 40%
Mid Semester  - 20%
Final Exam  - 40%

*this course will be offered if there is minimum of 10 students.

A Dr. Theerathon Tharachai