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CCE 421 - Modern Technologies in the Supervision and Quality Control of Irrigation Projects and Dealing with Contractors (10 Days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
CCE 421 03 April 2023 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CCE 421 29 May 2023 10 Days London Registration Form Link
CCE 421 05 June 2023 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CCE 421 24 July 2023 10 Days Cairo Registration Form Link
CCE 421 07 August 2023 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CCE 421 18 September 2023 10 Days Berlin Registration Form Link
CCE 421 02 October 2023 10 Days Muscat Registration Form Link
CCE 421 13 November 2023 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CCE 421 04 December 2023 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

In this course the participants will review the various factors that have a bearing on supervision and the development of supervisors such as communication, feedback, culture, self command and development, stress, conflict containment, group dynamics, quality standards, crisis management, creativity and competence, and carry out a thorough analysis of the methodologies, measurement techniques and applications of each factor, and the inter-relationships that tie all these factors together.

The technicial part of this course revolves around the supervision of irrigation systems. Participants will be introduced to new technologies in this regard. They will learn how apply it, and maintain it. 

Course Objectives

  • Describing the various types of supervisory skills 
  • Identifying the characteristics of a successful supervisor
  • Conducting careful supervision of irrigation canals 
  • Defining common quality system terms
  • Learning how to perform construction material testing 
  • Describing the contents of a typical quality control manual
  • Discussing the importance of written procedures and the requirements for writing them
  • Applying document review procedures
  • Describing inspection plans and types of inspection
  • Evaluating and correct system deficiencies that have caused non-conformities
  • Establishing a program to monitor all equipment requiring calibration
  • Identifying the general functions of a supervisor covering planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling
  • Getting the most out of contractors and learn how to deal with them


Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Supervisors
  • Contractors
  • Managers
  • Anyone who is involved in Quality Control of Buildings and Dealing with Contractors

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Classical Understanding of Management Skills
  • Skills required by a supervisor 
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Staffing
  • Leading
  • Controlling

Day 2

  • Modern view of management skills 
  • Supervising a diverse workforce
  • Opportunities and challenges
  • Subtle discrimination

Day 3

  • Preparing of QC report
  • Site order book
  • Material control
  • Daily progress report
  • Concrete pour record Test report control
  • Design & drawing control Non conforming item record 

Day 4

  • Existing system of canal operation
  • Techniques involved in operation
  • Supervision of irrigation canals
  • Canal water management through computerized supervisory control and data acquisition system

Day 5

  • Construction material testing 
  • Site tests 
  • Laboratory tests 
  • Frequency of QC tests

Day 6

  • Dealing with contractor
  • Interview several companies
  • Check references
  • Communicate during the project
  • Handling contractors’ dispute 
  • Keep up the courtesy

Day 7

  • Using of modern technology in supervision of irrigation projects.
  • Smart irrigation controllers
  • Rain sensors
  • Rotating sprinkler nozzles

Day 8

  • Identification of standard technical specification of irrigation projects
  • Excavation, installation, and backfill of tap
  • Provision and connection of electrical power supply
  • Fine grading and soil preparation

Day 9

  • Water efficienct control systems
  • Seeding
  • Trees, plants and ground cover
  • Sleeving for irrigation pipe systems
  • Maintenance
  • Water dribbling out of a few heads
  • Incorrect water pressure
  • Dry spot in a working zone
  • Over or under watering on a site (scheduling)
  • Controller coming on at the wrong time

Day 10

  • Site visit to an irrigation project