Dr. Ernest Kissi


Dept: Construction Technology and Management
Room 01
3rd Floor,Studio Block
Faculty of Built Environment

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Research Areas/Interests

Construction Economics   Procurement Management   Project Management   Value Management   Technical Education ...~more

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Professional/Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Experience

    [2018 to date], Lecturer in Construction Economics and Management. Department Construction Technology and Management, KNUST-Kumasi. 







    QS 263: Introduction to Construction Economics

    BT 358: Price Estimating and Analysis

    QSCE 363: Pre-Tender Cost Management

    LE 358: Introduction to Building Quantities II

    CTM 452-Quantitative Techniques in Management

    QS 261: Introduction to Building Measurement

    QS 258: Plant and Materials Management

    CM 258- Plant Management

    CTM 362: Contract Planning and Control


    CTM  453: Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

    BT 363: Project Cost Management

    LE 358: Introduction to Building Quantities I

    CTM 451: Plant Management 

    BT 356: Investment Appraisal and Development Economics


    MCM 554: Construction Cost Management 

    MCM 561: Operations Research

    [2016 to 2017], Principal Technologist, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Building and Road Research Institute. General research activities in buildings and roads.

    [2014 to date], Facilitator, Institute of   Distance Learning, KNUST, I facilitate CTM 451- Plant Management, CTM 452-Quantitative Techniques in Management, CTM 457:Entrepreneurship Management, BT 363: Project Cost Management and QSCE 355: Plant and Materials Management.

    [2015 to 2016], Part-Time Lecturer, Kumasi Polytechnic Ghana, Department of Building Technology (BDT 226: Construction Estimating, I & 2; BDT 325: Technical Report Writing; Investment Appraisal).

    [2015 to 2016], Part -Time Lecturer, University of Education, Kumasi Campus, Department of Wood and Construction Technology Education (Advance, CAD; Building Quantities and Measurement).

    [2012/2013-2015/2016], Graduate Assistant, Department of Building Technology, KNUST

    Professional Experiences

    [2020-to date] Chairman, Tender Evaluation Panel, Development Office, KNUST-Kumasi

    [2020-to date] Quantity Surveyor, Design and Supervision of Block of Flats Residential Building at Kumasi, Cocoa Marketing Company (Gh) Limited, Promancon Ltd

    [2020-to date] Quantity Surveyor, Design and supervision of head office building at Accra (Gh) Student Trust Funds, Promancon Ltd

    [18-22/02/2019] Resource Person, Project Management, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Accra-Ghana.

    [11/2018 – 12/2018] Quantity Surveyor, Mine Decommissioning Report and Liability Estimate for Anglogold Ashanti, Obuasi, Ghana.

    [01/2018 - Present] Member of Consulting Team (Quantity Surveyor), I worked as a quantity surveyor on the consulting team for the construction of youth sport facilities across Ghana.

    [08/2018-Present] Member of Consulting Team (Quantity Surveyor), Post Value for money analysis on government projects in Ghana (Terminal 3 Airport Project).

    [08/2018-Present] Member of Consulting Team (Quantity Surveyor), Expert Opinion on the Cost of Construction of the Two Icy Cup Facilities on Campus.

    [05/2018] Member of Consulting Team (Quantity Surveyor), Value for money analysis on government projects in Ghana (Land Commission Head Office Project).

    [06/2017] Resource Person, Contract Management, Ghana Electricity Company, Kuamsi Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi-Ghana.

    [09/2017] Project Manager, Rehabilitation of Standard Chartered Bank, Kumasi-Main Branch.

    [11/2017-12/2017] Team Leader (Quantity Surveyor), Documentation and Auditing all Getfund Project in Northern Region.

    [10/2010-09/2011] Construction Specialist, Habitat for Humanity Ghana, Community housing project for Nkwantakese, Offinso (Obuasi) Kyekyewere, Humjibre, Bodaa and Mowire for Habitat for Humanity.


    [September, 2009 - July 2010], Project Assistant (National Service), Habitat for Humanity, Ghana, I handled the following as my responsibilities: training of artisans, estimating of construction works general supervision of construction works. Projects undertook included: Nkwantakese, Offinso (Obuasi) Kyekyewere and Mowire Community Housing.

    [2006/2008], Industrial Attachment, CSI Consult Accra-Adabraka, I handled the following as my responsibilities: measurement of construction works, preparation of site progress report, preparation of monthly evaluation report, preparation interim valuation report.

    [2004-2005], Pupil’s Teacher, Christian Centre, Academy Ofankor Accra, I taught technical drawing and was the class teacher for class six.

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