Courses currently taught at Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA

CIVE 571  Legal Aspects of Engineering & Construction   Syllabus Sample Test Question Fall TBA
Tue 6-9pm
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OBJECTIVE: This course should prepare the student to understand how a contract or specification may be interpreted by a Judge, which may differ greatly from the understanding of either the engineer or contractor. In addition, the student will become familiar with the general obligations imposed by society on all parties to the project with a view toward limiting or mitigating liability.

PREREQUISITES:

Graduate Student or Senior

CIVE 572 Project Scheduling Syllabus Sample Test Question Winter TBA
Tue  6-9pm
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OBJECTIVE: This course should prepare the student to prepare a CPM schedule, calculate the schedule manually or by use of computer software, evaluate the output of such software, and present such analysis both to field personnel for implementation and to upper management for overview.

PREREQUISITES:

Graduate Student or Senior

CIVE 573 Construction Project Administration Syllabus Sample Test Question Spring TBA
Tue  6-9pm
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OBJECTIVE: This course should simulate the role of a newly hired engineer on a small but complex construction project. The engineer will be responsible for taking and distribution of Project Progress Meeting Minutes, maintaining logs of submittals (also RFI's and correspondence) and responses thereto, reviewing the contractor's shop drawings, CPM submissions and payment requests and evaluating submitted impact of change orders.

PREREQUISITES:

Graduate Student or Senior
CIVE 571 & 572

EMGT 652 Legal Aspects of Engineering Management Syllabus Sample Test Question Summer 2016
Winter 2017
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OBJECTIVE: This course should prepare the engineering management student to understand how a contract or specification may be interpreted by a Judge, which may differ greatly from the understanding of either the engineer or vendor. The student will also become familiar with the general obligations imposed by society on all parties to the project with a view toward limiting or mitigating liability.  In addition, issues of intellectual property will be covered.

PREREQUISITES:

Graduate Student

CMGT 361 Contracts, Specifications & Law for Engineers I Syllabus Sample Test Question Fall TBD
Thu 6-9pm
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None

CMGT 362 Contracts, Specifications & Law for Engineers II Syllabus Sample Test Question Winter TBD
Thu 6-9pm
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OBJECTIVE: This elective course is a continuation of CMGT 361 providing an understanding of how basic legal principles apply to real property including easements and licenses, surveying and deed descriptions, and consideration of subsurface and water rights.  In addition, the student will expand upon contract interpretation to develop the ability to write enforceable specifications.

PREREQUISITES:

CMGT 361

CMGT 467 Techniques of Project Controls Syllabus Sample Test Question Spring TBA
Thu 6-9pm
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OBJECTIVE: This foundation course should prepare the student to prepare a CPM schedule, calculate the schedule manually or by use of computer software, evaluate the output of such software, and present such analysis both to field personnel for implementation and to upper management for overview.

PREREQUISITES:

None

Additional sections of these courses may be taught by other faculty and in other terms

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