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INS4040Site Management2+0+0ECTS:6
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Hasan Basri BAŞAĞA
Co-LecturerASSOC. PROF. DR. Tayfun DEDE,PROF. DR. Vedat TOĞAN,
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
The aim of the course:
To introduce students a general picture of the construction industry together with the contemporary management topics and to provide them with basic information on principles of construction project management and increase their awareness on major tasks of a construction manager.
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : train and educate technicians to be competent construction managers in the working environment.1,4,101
LO - 2 : provide the opportunities to further their careers and develop a wider understanding of the construction management process.1,4,101
LO - 3 : understand the importance of professionalism, management, and problem solving techniques for construction.1,4,101
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

Contents of the Course
Definitions, profile of the construction sector; company and site organization; types of contracts; bidding laws; general construction specifications; construction project management; organization and management of construction sites;planning methods, GANTT bar diagrams, CPM and PERT methods; risk management.
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Basic concepts; General overview of construction sector
 Week 2Construction organization and management, Construction machinery and equipment
 Week 3Excavation works and classification of excavated soil
 Week 4Excavated soil volume calculation
 Week 5Transportation cost estimating
 Week 6public procurement law; public procurement contracts law
 Week 7cost estimation; unit prices
 Week 8Applications of quantity takeoff
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Construction cost estimation
 Week 11Sustainability
 Week 12Project management; life cycle of project
 Week 13Construction schedule methods
 Week 14Construction schedule methods
 Week 15Risk management
 Week 16End-of-term exam
Textbook / Material
1Gözü, Ş. U. 2014. İnşaat Metraj ve Keşif İşleri, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım A.Ş., İstanbul
2Pancarcı, A., Öcal, M. E. 2009; Yapı İşletmesi ve Maloluş Hesapları, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul
Recommended Reading
1Kuruoğlu, M. 2002; İnşaat Sektöründe Bilgisayar Destekli Planlama Metot ve Uygulamaları, Çağlayan Kitabevi, İstanbul
2Halpin, D. W. 2006; Construction Management, 3rd Edition, John Wiley and Sons, USA
3Akbıyıklı, R. 2012; İnşaat Yönetimi Metraj ve Maliyet Hesapları, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul
4Birecikli, B. M. 2011; Yapı Metrajı ve Maliyeti, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul
5Açıkel ,A., Altın, M., Açıkel, H. 2013; Yapı İşletmesi ve Şantiye Yönetimi, Eğitim Yayınevi, Konya
6Sunguroğlu, K., Murat, İ. 2013; Yapı İşletmesi Şantiye Tekniği Maliyet Hesapları, Bilim Yayınları, Ankara
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 2 50
End-of-term exam 16 2 50
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 2 14 28
Sınıf dışı çalışma 6 3 18
Arasınav için hazırlık 6 2 12
Arasınav 2 1 2
Uygulama 14 2 28
Ödev 10 6 60
Proje 5 2 10
Kısa sınav 4 2 8
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 6 2 12
Dönem sonu sınavı 2 1 2
Total work load180