An overview of value engineering (VE) - Definition, Concepts and approaches of value analysis and engineering – evaluation of VE.

Evaluation of function, Problem setting system, problem solving system, setting and solving management-decision – type and services problem, evaluation of value.

Results accelerators, Basic steps in using the systems

Value analysis - Understanding the decision environment, Effect of value analysis on other work in the business.

VE Team, Co-ordinate, designer, different services, definitions, construction management contracts, value engineering case studies, Effective organization for value work, function analysis system techniques-FAST diagram.


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