Collaborative Working

Construction Management CPD
  • Level(s) of study: Professional / Short course
  • Study mode(s): Part-time (day)
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 3 October 2019
  • Course duration: Thursday afternoons for 15 weeks (term-time only) typically 2 - 5 pm

The aim of this course is to explore the business case and technological concepts for using collaborative working and its associated information and communication technologies (ICTs) on construction projects.

Strongly supported by case studies from the construction industry, it's anticipated that you'll be stimulated and motivated to undertake further research into relevant topics.

The course will primarily focus on collaborative working technologies and standard procedures (BS1192: 2007) and includes demonstrations and on-the-job learning of collaborative working environments.

The key aim is for you to understand and use the benefits provided by collaborative working on your projects.

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

  • analyse and evaluate the fundamental concepts, principles and theories associated with collaborative working and the associated ICTs, Standards and processes
  • develop a systematic understanding and analysis of the relationships between ICTs, business processes, and employees’ skills in the design and implementation of collaborative working
  • identify, critically analyse and appraise the implications for projects and businesses of using collaborative working on projects
  • analyse, evaluate and resolve problems on construction projects using collaborative working standards and ICTs
  • communicate effectively in oral, written and graphical formats incorporating relevant information.

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

The course will include:

  • history and background to collaborative working
  • standards and collaborative procedures
  • collaborative working technologies
  • business implication of collaborative working – including risk analysis.

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