Course Details

Information system in construction technology

DWB033 course is part of 4 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program DPC-S compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKC-S compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program DPA-S compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program DKA-S compulsory-elective Winter Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Software support of construction planning and production control, its integration into the information system of construction company. Planning and progress control of construction works at the level of contemporary information technology and corresponding to the actual development of construction production. Construction activity organization depending on the control structure of company. Elaboration of tender documentation, construction-technology plans, effectiveness of performed work, controlling. The use of information system by managerial staff within a firm.

Course Guarantor

Ing. Mgr. Jiří Šlanhof, Ph.D.


Institute of Technology, Mechanization and Construction Management

Learning outcomes

Students will enhance the understanding and deepen their knowledge in the field of construction planning and production control using an information system of construction company. The successful completion of the subject will enable the students to understand importance of information systems for effective business management.


Acquaintance with the basic software support of construction planning and control.


Students will supplement their knowledge of this subject with concurrently studied subjects, particularly in the area of computer software for the preparation and execution of construction work, project management and managerial skills.

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Tuition consists of lectures and also individual consultations, as well as individual work on assigned tasks.

Forms and criteria of assessment

The conditions for course completion are: attending lectures, and successfully completed assignments. The subject is tested by an exam.


Planning and control of construction company activities by means of up-to-date software. Job scheduling depending on the deployment of resources. Work and material resources assignments on different construction sites in the frame of contracts of company. Further development of the use of planning software in national and foreign conditions.

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.


3 hours/week, 13 weeks, elective

Syllabus of lectures

1.–3. The conditions of software support implementation for construction management. Choice of planning software in liaison with list of available resources or results of calculation systems (RTS-Build Power, KROS Plus, EuroCALC). The conditions limiting the use of catalogued performance standards of construction and mounting works while elaborating construction schedules.
4.–6. Creation of construction schedule (MS PROJECT) in dependence on adjusting of user’s fields. Technological model of construction. Calendars of project, activities and resources. Surveillance and progress control of construction. Master plan. Activity up-dating. Schedule up-dating.
7.–9. Importance of calculations in the planning and management of orders construction firm, calculation formula, creation of new items and their variants.
10.–12. Building production control (RSV) in accordance with budget as a result of costing program. Connection between costing software and Microsoft Office Project. Job logging. Controllling.
13. Recap the possibility of using the available software products (ASPE, RSV, BUILpower, CONTEC, MS Project, EuroCALC).