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Procurement and Cost

  • Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
  • Start Date(s): 27 September 2022
  • Duration: Tuesday afternoons, term time only (typically 2 - 5 pm)
  • Study Mode(s): Short course
  • Campus: City Campus
  • Entry Requirements:
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Introduction:

This course examines the different strategies which can be adopted by the client to procure the design and construction of a project.

It focusses on how to create a successful outcome by matching the key elements of the business case and the client’s attitude to risk to an appropriate procurement strategy.


By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • understand the implications of the client’s business case and the resulting objectives and parameters for project procurement
  • establish and evaluate the exposure to project costs and risks
  • identify the client’s attitude to these risk
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the options commonly adopted for procuring design and construction work
  • select an appropriate procurement strategy.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a course.

Passing the assessed element (an exam or coursework) can also contribute credit towards a postgraduate award. All candidates seeking credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If you wish to receive credit you must mention this at the time of application, or with your tutor at the earliest opportunity.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you’ll study

This course will include:

How you’re taught

Teaching and learning will take place using a flexible programme of lectures, workshops, seminars and tutorials.

Campus and facilities

Entry requirements

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and have the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.

You will probably be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and coordinating projects.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Level: Professional/postgraduate

Entry Requirements: You should have a minimum of three years’ professional experience and have the support of your employer to integrate study and projects into your day-to-day work.

You will probably be employed on significant infrastructure or building works, with experience of developing and coordinating projects.

If you wish to receive credit, you should also have a 2:2 honours degree in a construction-related subject.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and/or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £995

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £995.

Payment is due before the course starts.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then your form to be considered by the academic team: cpdbe@ntu.ac.uk