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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.963 (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Globalization of the Engineering and Construction Industry 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Fred Moavenzadeh
    Mr. Derish M. Wolff 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.963 Globalization of the Engineering and Construction Industry



    Fall 2006




    Course Highlights


    This course features lecture summaries and selected presentations in the lecture notes section, as well as a list of readings.


    Course Description


    This course explores the challenges and risks faced by senior managers of construction, engineering and architecture companies in entering global markets in general, and sponsoring concessions in particular. The course includes a discussion of innovative approaches to nation building, partnering, finance, utilization of specialized delivery systems, privatization, outsourcing and concessions; opportunities created by advanced information technology; and appropriate strategies for entering attractive and rapidly expanding international fields and markets.
     

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