BMT405 Management of Quality in Construction

Code BMT405
Name Management of Quality in Construction
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Civil Engineering
Academic staff Juris Biršs
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The Quality Management Philosophy.The concepts and achievement ofquality. The management of quality.The Construction Tradition. Standards and Terminology.Manuals,plans and programmes.The Quality systems.Documentation.Project management contracts.Quality audits andquality assurance.Norway experience.Five step method. Quality control.Quality strategy in Baltic countries.Quality systems in design,fabrics and in the construction site..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To raise awareness and provide practical knowledge of quality concepts and quality for use as a marketing factor in the construction process. To give theoretical knowledge of the construction of the main contract-quality title and form of its properties change in the production of the required direction. Develop experimental skills and performance analysis of generalization. Create awareness about the quality of construction, its characteristics and their interrelations. Quality concepts of practical use, a technological solution to the task of quality. Specific, detailed quality management system of technological situation in analysis and evaluation.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Understands and knows how to use "quality" concept of building a real field, knows how to draw up a works contract, taking into account the quality conditions. - tests, and test papers
Able to create any level of the builders, or a production workshop, the quality management system, the comparison between the various quality management and the choice of the optimal and reasonable replacement or substitution of a system that would be rational for a given unit or site. - tests, practical work, laboratory work,
Able to answer teacher questions about the quality of the concept, of contracts and their relationship with quality construction. - tests, practical home works, papers
Able to calculate the price with the quality of empirical and other economic methods of calculation. - tests, practical home works
Knows and understands the Latvian National accreditation system is needed and its capabilities. - practical home works, test
Course prerequisites Basic building materials and construction technologies headers

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