Executives with high potential, senior management, project and program managers, future project managers, technicians and professionals who wish to acquire new knowledge in this discipline.
The overall aims of this module are: Understand the concept of project management, roles, responsibilities and organisational structures; Understanding client needs, client briefing and the importance of scope and integration management; Be capable to create advanced project planning, monitoring and control; Understand the relationships between time, cost and quality on construction projects; Understand Risk management of time and cost; Understand Human aspects of project management – leadership, teamwork, communication; Learning from projects, managing innovation and project knowledge.
The main chapters in this module are:
1- Modern Project Management
2- The role of Project Managers
3- Project Management Methodologies
4- Integration and scope management
5- Project planning principles
6- Network analysis
7- Project monitoring and control
8- Sustainability in Project Management
9- Project Management innovations
10- Knowledge management for projects
11- Project closure
When completed this module the students should be able to:
Plan sophisticated construction projects using commercial software packages.
Analyse project risks in terms of time, cost and quality.
Discuss the concept of project management and its unique features.
Discuss the human dynamics of project teams with respect to leadership, communication and teamwork.
Discuss the importance of client briefing, scope management and project integration management.
Discuss the management of the design process and the appointment of consultants.
Discuss the concepts and types of construction procurement methods, and the role of the Project Manager.
The course is composed of a theoretical component, reinforced by a practical component using analysis exercises to consolidate the theoretical concepts learned.
CERTIFICADO DE FORMAÇÃO
The students in order to receive a certificate document regarding this training in Construction Management must have an average grade higher than 50% in all of the evaluation tests during the period of this formation. The students with Merit with average grades greater than 70% will receive a Distinction Certificate showing the high performance acquired during this training.