EVALUATION OF FEASIBILITY AND ECONOMIC VIABILITY OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS

Course Information
TitleΑΞΙΟΛΟΓΗΣΗ ΣΚΟΠΙΜΟΤΗΤΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΒΙΩΣΙΜΟΤΗΤΑΣ ΣΥΓΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΑΚΩΝ ΕΡΓΩΝ / EVALUATION OF FEASIBILITY AND ECONOMIC VIABILITY OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS
CodeΔΧ0215
FacultyEngineering
SchoolRural and Surveying Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000044

Programme of Study: PPS Techniques and Methods for Spatial Analysis, Planning and Management (2014-2015)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Organisation and Management or Resources and Developmental ProjectsCompulsory Course217.5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600128850
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning the basic concepts of transport economics. Understanding the concept of cost analysis. Understanding the concept of value of time and the accident cost. Understanding the concept of external cost in the transport sector. Understanding the concept of pricing for the use of transport infrastructure. Learning methods of the determination of costs and benefits for transport projects. Learning Cost – Benefit Analysis (CBA) and sensitivity analysis. Learning financial – economic analysis on transport projects. Understanding specifications for feasibility studies of transport projects. Understanding public and private sector partnerships (PPPs). Learning of Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA) techniques and Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities και Threats (SWOT) analysis. Learning of Stated and Revealed Preference methods.
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 teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Procedures and methods of the ex-ante / ex-post evaluation of feasibility and viability of transport projects. Determination of construction and operational cost of transport projects – parameters of cost. Technical and economic approach: basic concepts, principles and tools. Financing construction and operation: public funding, private funding, public and private sector partnerships (PPPs) – national and international case studies. Pricing of transport projects: fares, tolls, tariffs. SWOT analysis. Stated and Revealed Preference surveys.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
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
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Laboratory Work39
Total78
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination (70% of the total grading) and examination of the essay (30% of the total grading).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Εισαγωγή στην οικονομική των μεταφορών, Σαμπράκος Ευάγγελος. Βιβλίο Οικονομική των μεταφορών, Προφυλλίδης Βασίλειος. Βιβλίο
Last Update
20-09-2013