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 high rise building construction projects. Case analysis and discussion will be presented in terms of how the concepts of project management are applied in high rise building construction project development.

Project Management, high rise building, case study

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

1. Project description – Technology, Financial and Social issues.

2. Core Project Management application – Time, Cost and Quality

3. Advanced project management application – Risk, Contract, Procurement, Communication, Project Financing and Negotiation.

4. 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, 1st 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 & Assignments : 40%
Exam for Each Module : 60%

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

A Mr. Heng Boon Chin