Management of Construction Companies and Sites

Course Information
TitleΟργάνωση και Διοίκηση Εργοληπτικών Επιχειρήσεων και Εργοταξίων / Management of Construction Companies and Sites
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600001558

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
1. ΔΔΤΕΥ01Georgios Aretoulis, Glykeria Kalfakakou, Yiannis Xenidis
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
The purpose of the course is to provide knowledge in the fields of financial analysis, organizational theory and civil engineering construction sites. Upon completion of the educational process, students should be able to: Analyze financial Reports of technical enterprises and to draw conclusions for the future development of their business To organize in the best possible way the portfolio of technical enterprises Suggest organizational structures for engineering firms, to produce organizational charts and to evaluate them Design, Organize and allocate plant and equipment inside a construction site
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Technical enterprises: business activities, business Economics, Balance Sheets - Ratios - Type of shares. Breakeven Points of Production. Organizational Theory: Definition and Types of Organizations, Organizational Structures. Segmentation: Simple organization, Organization during Operations. Organization at Headquarters. Organization in Product. Mitral organizations. Organization charts. Parameters defining organizational structure and selection criteria. Organizational structures and function of different types of technical operations. Organization examples of technical projects in various scales. Management theories. The project management processes, programs, portfolios. Models for optimization of management capacities. Management adequacy of technical companies. Construction Site Management: Select position / location. Organization and site operation. Management of Building equipment. Management of worksite materials. Manage supply chains. Information systems in worksites.
Construction Companies, Financial Analysis, Organizational Theory, Organization and Operation Worksites
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Through the e-learning platform and the use of internet
Course Organization
Laboratory Work301
Student Assessment
Mandatory written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Ξενίδης, Ι. (2017). “Οργάνωση και Διοίκηση Εργοληπτικών Επιχειρήσεων και Εργοταξίων”. Ηλεκτρονικές σημειώσεις, 3η έκδοση, Θεσσαλονίκη. 2. Κορρές, Γ., Γούτσος, Σ. και Κωστούρος, Ι. (2003). Αρχές Διοίκησης Επιχειρήσεων (Τόμος Α΄). Ελληνικό Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο. 3. Αλεστά, Α., Καντούνης, Σ., Μανωλιάδης, Ο., Μπαρώνου, Α., Παντουβάκης, Π. και Τσώλας, Ι. (2003). Οργάνωση και Διοίκηση Εργοταξίου (Τόμος Β΄). Ελληνικό Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο. 4. Μανωλιάδης, Ο., Σουφλής, Ι., Σουφλής, Κ. και Τζάμος, Θ. (2003). Οργάνωση Πληροφοριακά Συστήματα στη Διαχείριση Τεχνικών Έργων (Τόμος Γ΄). Ελληνικό Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο. 5. Τζωρτζάκης, Κ. και Τζωρτζάκη, Α. (2007). Οργάνωση και Διοίκηση. Το μάνατζμεντ της νέας εποχής. Rosili. 6. Αναγνωστόπουλος, Κ.Π. (2001). Οικονομική και Διοικητική των Επιχειρήσεων. Εταιρεία Αξιοποίησης και Διαχείρισης Περιουσίας Δημοκριτείου Πανεπιστημίου Θράκης.
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