014613 Human Resources Management in Construction

Course Objectives

a- To enhance the students’ understanding of their future managerial role, with emphasis on the management of the human resources and with a multi-cultural perspective.

b- To learn about theories and practical tools applied when working with and/or managing human resources inside and outside of the construction industry.

Course Content

The course focuses on two main knowledge areas: a- soft aspects of management: primary HRM activities, motivation, change management, communications, teamwork; and b- the construction industry: its characteristics and various players; the players’ roles, functions and interactions in the delivery of construction projects.

Contact Hours

Lecture: 2 hours

Recitation: 1 hour