1.040 | Spring 2009 | Undergraduate
Project Management

Lecture Notes

Notes are available for selected lectures below.

LEC # TOPICS
1 Introduction (PDF)
2 Introduction II (PDF)
3 Project organization and contracts (PDF)
4 Construction finance (PDF)
5

Working the globe
Guest lecture: Fred Berger (PDF - 1.4MB) (Courtesy of Fredric Berger and The Louis Berger Group, Inc. Used with permission.)

Privatization (PDF)

6 Public-private partnerships in financing of infrastructure (PDF)
7 Private finance initiative (PDF)
8 Project finance (PDF)
9 How to get involved in private finance (PDF)
10 Case studies I
11 Case studies II
12 Risk analysis
13 Risk management
14 Project financial evaluation
Guest lecture: Massood Samii, Southern New Hampshire University (PDF) (Courtesy of Massood Samii. Used with permission.)
15 Cost benefit analysis
Guest lecture: Massood Samii, Southern New Hampshire University (PDF) (Courtesy of Massood Samii. Used with permission.)
16 Guest lecture: Massood Samii, Southern New Hampshire University
17

Capital program management
Guest lecture: Chris Gordon, Harvard University (PDF - 9.8MB) (Courtesy of Chris Gordon. Used with permission.)

Construction site visit

18 Project organization I (PDF)
19 The World of Skanksa and The Road Ahead
Guest lecture: Jim Becker, Skansa AB (PDF - 3.7MB) (Courtesy of Jim Becker. Used with permission.)
20 Project organization II (PDF)
21 Project control
22 Project management engineering, procurement and construction (PDF)
23 Identifying and covering risks—current trends (PDF)
24

Masdar City: Zero Carbon, Zero Waste: ‘Someday is Today’
Guest lecture: Khaled Awad

Project uncertainty management (PDF)

25 Term project presentations
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