Lecture Notes

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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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