Sources of project finance;
– Investment appraisal,
– Cost benefit analyses.
– Cash flow forecasting.
– Introduction to value engineering.
– Control of project resources:
i. materials control on site
ii. labour control;
iii. plant control and procurement.
Control of overheads:
– Labour input derivation ratio of skilled labour to unskilled labour;
– cost implications of site layouts; restricted sites.
– Cost coding; matrix coding hierarchical coding of construction work.