Course detail

Building Construction Preparation and Process Control

ÚSI-1RDPRAcad. year: 2011/2012

Subject is aimed at problems of preparation and realization phase of building construction and acquaint with basic principles if investment process, tasks of partners and public discussion of construction works. Part of the training is also problems of land planning, land and building permission proceedings and related documentation. Subject is closely aimed at importance, content and division of building preparation and preparation of basic documentation. Training comprehends also supply and investment systems in building construction and acquaints students with activities and means of control of production process and common agenda of site engineers and site foremen.
Further will be mentioned relations on time planning, finance draw, assurance of quality of building works in input control, control between operations and output control, general technical requirements on building construction and principles of safety carrying out of building works. Students gain also knowledge from the field of mechanization and automation of building processes and optimal employment of building machines.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students gain basic knowledge on preparation and realization of building from the point of view of all participants emphatically on building supplier. They gain basic information and knowledge about modeling of time, space and technological structure of the building and optimization of sources of - finance, material, workers and machines.


Basic knowledge of building technology is required.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit is granted for attendance in seminars and successful elaboration of given tasks in term of semester. Exam is written and oral. Students can go to oral part, if they successfully pass written part.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to the subject, investment policy, investment process, preparation and realization phase, participants on site, public discussion, main legal regulations.
2. Scheme of Building offices, land planning, zoning process, documentation to building permission proceedings.
3. Building permission proceedings, documentation, procedures and time limits.
4. Building-technological preparation, importance, content, division, basic documentation, processing.
5. Supplier's systems in building construction, phases of building construction, investment form of building.
6. Activities of industrial process, livery of working site, livery of works, building diary, inspection proceedings and final inspection proceedings.
7. Means of process control, rights and duties of site managers and site foremen.
8. Working site equipment, concept of operation on working site, working site objects of equipment, transport on the working site and out of the working site.
9. Time planning, models, outputs, time and financial working schedules, consecutive financing, particular invoicing.
10. Assurance of quality of building works, input and output control and control between operations, quality of materials, components and constructions.
11. General technical requirements for building construction, normalization, ISO.
12. General principles of safety performance of building works, basic requirements for assurance of safety and health protection of participants.
13. Selection procedures, specificity of building manufacturing, contracts.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Goal of the study is to acquaint students with course of realization of investment project, with tasks of all participants of building construction emphatically on activities of building supplier.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance in seminars will be controlled. In term of semester will be controlled commanded tasks and documentation.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

DOC.JARSKÝ, PROF.Musil a kol. Příprava a realizace staveb
HLOUŠEK,P. Příprava a realizace staveb, CERM Brno, 1998
HÁJEK,V.,a kol. Řízení stavební firmy, ČKAIT, 1999
HARTUS,F., MCCAFFER, R. Modern construction management, Oxford, Blackwell, 1993

Recommended reading

DOLEŽAL,J., MAREČEK,J. VOBOŘIL, O. Stavební zákon, Linde Praha, 1998
JELEN, V. Příprava a řízení stavby, SNTL Praha, 1992
HÁJEK,V., JELEN, V. Ekonomika a management, ČVUT Praha, 1998
MUSIL,F. Řízení a organizace provozu staveb, VUT Brno, 1989

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MSoI Master's

    branch REI , 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer