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CMGT 7210 - Management of Construction Equipment and Plant 2

Construction Management - CMGT Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

Construction managers should be able to develop systems and procedures for the efficient management and maintenance of construction equipment. Managers should also be able to make economic comparisons between alternate methods of financing, recognizing the impact of economic influences and overall costs. Management of the equipment also requires consideration of cost, time and productivity records, inventory management, maintenance management and equipment standardization.


CMGT 7200



This course was retired after the Spring/Summer 2018 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Rationalize the need for equipment management policies.
  • Perform an economic analysis on a selected item of equipment, taking into consideration present and future values, inflation, depreciation as well as determination of equipment operating costs.
  • Assess the impact of physical and economic factors on the life of construction equipment.
  • Describe the function of cost, time and productivity records and their relationship to the overall project job costing records.
  • Compare and analyze alternate methods of equipment financing.
  • Explain the purpose of equipment standardization, its advantages and disadvantages and its impact on the selection of construction equipment.
  • Develop a registration system for the management of an inventory of construction equipment.
  • Establish the necessary management procedures in order to carry out the maintenance of construction equipment from acquisition to disposition.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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