Course code BūvZ4127

Credit points 1

Construction Management and Organization II

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures16

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation16.01.2019

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author Arhitektūras un būvniecības katedra

Sandra Gusta

Dr. oec.

Course abstract

Students acquire knowledge about construction, participants of construction, their mutual relations, legislation in construction, construction entrepreneurship, construction enterprise, contractor, structural projects stages of projection and their sequence, co-ordination, examination experts, corroboration, work with the project in building enterprise, patting into operation of buildings.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After studying the course the student will be strengthened, expanded and systematized theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of legislation, construction law; construction work processes, technology, construction work planning, organizing and conducting on site, acquired the necessary skills to elaborate works of the organization (performance) project (construction schedule, construction master plan, construction of technological systems and quality assurance plan), acquired skills in the organization of works on construction sites will have the competence - the ability to develop a process for planning and construction management work for the project. Ability to comply with building codes appropriate technology works, prepare and execute files, as well as to determine the protective measures. The ability to monitor the construction process for the completed work of technical and quality control of completed work records check out covered works.

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Study course and its studies. Engineering research.
2. Content of construction projects, design stages.
3. Coordination, expertise and approval of construction projects. Construction companies, their specialization and cooperation.
4. Work with a project in a construction company).
5. Rights, obligations and responsibilities of the building contractor (construction company). 1. Test Work.
6. General principles and methods of acceptance and testing of construction projects.
7. Building engineering. Beginning of construction work.
8. Supervision and documentation of construction works. Construction work logs, their completion.
9. Documentation of Hidden (Other) and Other Controlled Works. 2. Test Work.
10. Construction supervision and author supervision. Documenting the use of materials.
11. Reception of buildings (commissioning). Existing general requirements and procedures for the acceptance of buildings.
12. Procedure for the adoption of individual (single-family) houses and farm buildings.
13. Adoption of specific structures.
14. Construction and control of engineering communications. Labor Protection Control.
15. Public procurement tenders. FIDIC contract terms. 3. Test work.
16. End of the course. Summary of results. Exam.

Requirements for awarding credit points

The student must attend at least 85% of the class. Three tests must be written. Practical work should be developed. There must be submitted and defended the course project in accordance with the study program in the amount of 2 KP, passed the exam on the program issues. The student should regularly monitor changes in the legislation of the Republic of Latvia and the European Union in the field of construction. Regular work in the auditorium, included 2 test papers, Exam..

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Independently prepare for the Exam; independently carry out the practical homework and project.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The student is able to confirm the acquired knowledge and skills on the issues discussed in the course plan in response to the examination questions.

Compulsory reading

1.Fjodorova S., Gusta S. Būvniecības darbu veikšanas projektēšana. Lekciju konspekts. Rīga: RTU, 2009. 40 lpp.
2. Būvniecības vadības rokasgrāmata. A. Karhins ... u.c. Rīga: Dienas bizness, 2006.
3. Дикман Л.Г. Организация строительного производства. Учебник для строительных вузов. Москва: Издательство Ассоциации строительных вузов, 2006. 608 с.
4. Fjodorova S. Darba kvalitāte būvniecībā un būvobjektu pieņemšana ekspluatācijā. Rīga: RTU, 2008.

Further reading

1. Būvniecības likums: LR likums [tiešsaiste]. Stājas spēkā 01.10.2014, ar grozījumiem. [Skatīts 17.01.2016.]. Pieejams:
2. Vispārīgie būvnoteikumi: MK noteikumi Nr.500 [tiešsaiste]. Stājas spēkā 01.10.2014. ar grozījumiem. [Skatīts .17.01.2016.]. Pieejams: 3. Ēku būvnoteikumi: MK noteikumi Nr.529 [tiešsaiste]. Stājas spēkā 01.10.2014. ar grozījumiem. [Skatīts .17.01.2016.]. Pieejams:

Periodicals and other sources

1. Latvijas Būvniecība: ceļvedis būvniecības nozares virzītājiem. Rīga: Lilita. ISSN 1691-4058.
2. Praktiskā Būvniecība. Rīga: ISAVE. ISSN 1407-8929. 3. Būvinženieris. Rīga: Latvijas Būvinženieru savienība, ISSN 9771-0008.
4. Latvijas Acrhitektūra: ceļvedis arhitektūras jomas speciālistiem: Rīga: Lilita. ISSN 1407-4923


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