Certificate in Construction Project Management
200.0 Hours Formal CPD
As a result of the rapidly evolving construction industry, construction project management is a skill and knowledge set of its own that has been carved out of project management and is now essential to all construction project managers.
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Effective construction project managers are adept at applying project management principles directly to construction projects of various sizes and complexity. Our course teaches you effective techniques to achieve successful project delivery.
As a project manager, you will be responsible for managing the construction project lifecycle from start to finish. This means managing the development process from initially working with clients on their requirements, through the design, procurement and construction stages, to the final handover. Competency in this area will enhance your skill set as a construction professional and ability to ensure successful project completion.
Through this course, you will delve into each stage and the critical steps within each. This includes how to plan, organize and control construction operations, and the undertaking of initial feasibility studies through to design, construction, maintenance, refurbishment and demolition. All content is designed to give you a well-rounded view of construction project management and the essential skills required for managing a construction project.
By completing all modules, you will have demonstrated knowledge of the core elements of construction project management and be able to apply key skills to co-ordinate building projects. The technical content is also aligned with the core competencies under the RICS project management pathway, and so will enhance your ability to become an RICS professional.
Who is this course for?
Suitable for any construction professional, who are looking to develop their foundation skills to an advanced level. It is recommended if considering this course that you have approx 2 years project management experience in construction or have attended the foundation course in Quantity Surveying.
This course is made of up of 12 units delivered across a 6 month period with a blend of E-learning, forums, case studies and live web classes. The technical units covered within this course are listed below:
- Module 1 – The legal framework for construction projects
- Module 2 – Construction technology and environmental services
- Module 3 – Understanding the Client’s requirements
- Module 4 – Feasibility Studies and Option Appraisals
- Module 5 – Project process and procedures
- Module 6 – BIM
- Module 7 – Procurement and tendering
- Module 8 – Team working, Management and Leadership Skills
- Module 9 – Risk management
- Module 10 – Project Finances and their management
- Module 11 – Contract practice and administration
- Module 12 – Project audit and evaluation
For more information on the topics covered within each unit, please download the course guide.
The start date is subject to change depending on number of attendees for this course and at the discretion of RICS. If you select the wrong start date you must notify us within 14 days of purchase to move to the correct group. Any requests outside of this date are chargeable.