Planning and Managing Construction Work

Construction Management CPD
  • Level(s) of study: Professional / Short course
  • Study mode(s): Part-time (day)
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 1 October 2019
  • Course duration: Tuesday mornings for 15 weeks (term-time only) typically 9 am - 12 noon

This course introduces you to the project environments in which the construction industry operates.

It will help you to define, plan and organise a construction project, including resource management and logistics.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • appraise and apply project management methodologies
  • appraise the use of information technology to solve complex problems
  • review resources in construction projects, and propose effective solutions to resource issues
  • demonstrate a systematic knowledge and critical understanding of building information modelling.

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

Successful completion can also contribute 15 credits towards a postgraduate award.

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:

  • project management
  • planning techniques, such as critical path methodology, line of balance and critical chain analysis
  • cost and risk management
  • IT for project planning and risk management, including building information modelling
  • project implementation: start-up, constructability, strategies and mechanisation
  • capacity, logistics, production and productivity
  • purchasing and supply
  • the management of construction resources.

How you’re taught

In addition to your lectures and seminars, you will also have a one-to-one session with an academic who will provide you with guidance on how to complete projects successfully and to ensure deadlines are understood.

Entry requirements

This course is open to professionals at any stage of their career.

If you wish to attend for credit, you will need to have an undergraduate qualification in a related subject.

This course is open to professionals at any stage of their career.

If you wish to attend for credit, you will need to have an undergraduate qualification in a related subject.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then email your form to be considered by the academic team.

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Please read the guidance notes and complete the application form.

You should then email your form to be considered by the academic team.

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £895.

Payment is due before the course starts.

The fee for this course is £895.

Payment is due before the course starts.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418