Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Planning Techniques II INS480 8 3 + 0 5

Prerequisites Planning Techniques I

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. SERDAR ULUBEYLİ
Instructors Assist.Prof. SERDAR ULUBEYLİ
Goals To teach project planning and controlling techniques
Contents Construction planning, construction controlling, project planning and controlling techniques, evaluation-execution-completion of construction projects, time-cost function of investments, matrix method, investment costs, initial facility costs, material costs, change of activity costs with time, compressing total investment duration, change of investment cost with time and determination of optimum duration, balanced capacity of labour and equipment, balanced capacity for network, computer applications for CPM and PERT methods.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 To learn PERT method
2 To learn resource leveling

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Learning by writing and teaching items on the board
Assessment Methods Homeworks and exams

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction, concepts Reviewing sources
2 Delay factors of investment program and their analyses Reviewing sources
3 Project planning and softwares for time management Reviewing sources
4 Project planning techniques and their areas of usage Reviewing sources
5 Interaction between time-resource-cost and project planning and programming Reviewing sources
6 Data processing about time, resource, cost, crew performance, and project-based relationships and actions Reviewing sources
7 Time-cost function of investments Reviewing sources
8 Mid-term exam Studying sources
9 Investment costs Reviewing sources
10 Change of activity costs with time Reviewing sources
11 Compressing total investment duration Reviewing sources
12 Balanced capacity of labour and equipment, balanced capacity for network Reviewing sources
13 Computer applications for CPM and PERT methods Reviewing sources
14 Evaluation-execution-completion of construction projects. Reviewing sources

Textbook Course notes of lecturer
Additional Resources Lockyer, K., Critical Path Analysis & Other Networking Techniques, London: Pitman, 1984.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch. x
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions. x
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License. x
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 5 70
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 5 70
Assignments 1 5 5
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 160
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.33
ECTS Credit of the Course 5