KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS
Construction Engineering and Management Department
Course: CEM 520, Construction Contracting and Administration
Instructor: Dr. Soliman Almohawis
Fisk, E. Construction Project Administration, 3rd Ed. New York: Wiley, 1988.
Ministry of Finance and National Economy. Labor and Workmen Law, 3rd Ed. Riyadh: Government Security Press, 1401 H.
Ministry of Finance and National Economy. Government Procurement Regulation. Makkah : Government Press, 1400 H.
Course Description :
This course covers major contracting and administrative aspects encountered in construction projects including those listed in the attached syllabus. Special considerations will be given to the related Saudi regulatory and administrative practices.
Course Objectives :
Students enrolled in this course are expected to achieve two main objectives :
1. A clear understanding of the issues and concepts presented throughout this course. Attainment of this objective will be measured by three exams.
2. Improving student's research and communication skills. To achieve this objective, each student is required to:
a. Participate fully in class discussions.
b. Present orally a professional journal article to the class (see handout)
c. Write a research paper on a topic relevant to construction contracting and administration (see handout).
Performance Evaluation : The student's performance in this course will be evaluated as follows:
1. Class discussion and article presentation 10%
2. Research paper 25%
3. Two midterm exams (20% each) 40%
4. Final exam 25%