Construction Management

CM001: Construction Management

This course is ideal for those who are interested in becoming construction managers under organizations such as public agencies, contractors, developers, specialized construction companies and subcontractors. The course combines construction and management while exploring such areas as contracting organization and management, financial planning, estimating techniques, contract administration and project controls. The program prepares participants to effectively manage various construction projects, such as hospitals, schools, bridges, industrial structures, commercial buildings, residential structures and various infrastructures. The course also look at legal issues in construction, as well as training students to use construction-related computer applications.

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CM002: Commercial Management

Acquiring knowledge and strong skills in Commercial Management is essential for those who are employed as; architects, engineers, Commercial Mangers, Contract Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Facility Managers, Managers and staff of construction, trade, import/export, insurance, leisure industry and many other trades or those who are seeking job opportunities in related fields. While enriching with latest & comprehensive knowledge in Commercial Management, this Course will also help you to acquire necessary skills and knowledge across a variety of related areas.

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CM003: Cost Control

In modern business environment, it has become vital for the organizations to maintain Cost Control systems to keep the costs under control in order to avoid cost overruns, cash flow problems, finance deficiencies and budget inflations. Accordingly, Cost Control is simply a must for any organization for performance and sustainability of its business. This interesting course will help you master the most widely used tools for planning and monitoring cost control activities and sustaining performance over time. The Course will be ideal for those who are in cost control and budgeting related activities and those who plan to join such activities.

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CM004: Cost Engineering

Course under preparation.

CM005: Arbitration / Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution is a vital field in the commerce today due to complexities involved in construction processes & the players in them. Acquiring knowledge in dispute resolution skills is essential, whether you are in commerce, construction, real estate or are engaged in related fields of the subject area. This Course will also help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge across a variety of related areas.

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 CM006: Health and Safety Management

Health & Safety in work place has become a mandatory requirement in industry and work places around the world. Acquiring a good qualification in the subject would be a meaningful investment for those who are already employed or seeking employment in the field. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills, knowledge and qualification in the subject to become a successful Health & Safety Professional. It is envisaged that the course will be of interest and ideal for: Health & Safety Engineers, Project Managers, Construction Managers, General Managers, Operation Managers, Health & Safety Personnel in construction, industry and work place and Individuals who are seeking job opportunities in the sector.

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CM007: Quality Control & Assurance in Construction

With the increase of various economic activities in world economies it has become a necessity to maintain efficient inspection and control procedures to assure quality of end products. That being the same in construction, independent Quality Control & Quality Assurance (QA/QC) Departments have become mandatory for almost all construction projects. Staffing such Departments is challenging for HR recruitment personnel and gaining a qualification and knowledge in QA & QC would be a good investment for those who are employed in QA/QC sector and who are seeking entry into the field as QA/QC personnel. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge across the QA/QC field and a variety of related areas.

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CM008: Contract Management

Contract Management is vital in commerce & industry in present commercial world but has shown an essential function in the Construction and Real Estate sector in recent years. This has given rise to openings of many positions for Contract Managers in the construction and property development fields. Obtaining a good qualification in the subject will be an added value for those who are seeking positions as Contract Managers. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge as a Contract Manager and across a variety of related areas.

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CM009: Contract Administration

Administering contracts is necessary when the projects are complex and have multiple stake holders. Gaining strong knowledge in contract administration is essential, whether you are managing construction, procurement, industrial, or any other type of contracts. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge across a variety of related areas in contract administration. Contract administration covers a multitude of industries, which is why this course is typically taken first to provide students with a broad background in the contract and procurement process. Topics pertaining to government and private sector contracts will be covered. Students will learn basic processes in setting up contract terms, how to account for change orders (or cost overruns), contract disputes and financial audits.

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CM010: Construction Claim Management

Construction industry is worldwide and involves in substantial amounts of world economies. Along with the construction process, there are supplementary mandatory processes which go hand-in-hand with the construction and involves with relatively higher amounts of money. Construction Claims are a specialty part of such processes and require expert personnel for winning the claims raised against cost and time over runs. Acquiring strong knowledge and expertise in Construction Claims are essential, if you are in construction, property development, real estate or facility management. This Course will also help those who are in legal sector handling construction issues.

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CM011: Risk Management in Construction

With the growth of industry and systems, it has become necessary to understand the risks involved in the processes and develop counter systems to mitigate such risks. As such systems grow, the opportunities for risk professionals increases in the industry as well as controlling entities. Gaining knowledge and skills in Risk Management would be a valuable asset for those who are either employed in related positions or seeking employment into such positions. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge in Risk Management and across a variety of related areas.

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CM012: FIDIC

The Course is designed to provide the students with good understanding of Contract principles and mastering of FIDIC in Contract Management and Administration. It includes detailed insight into various FIDIC books and their interpretation skills. Among the curriculum are; Contracts, Claims, Claim procedures, Engineer’s determinations, Conflict Resolution and all other areas as presented in FIDIC books. The Course will be an ideal study for those who are employed or seeking employment in Construction Management, Facility Management and Property Development sectors.

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CM013: Quantity Surveying

Quantity Surveying is a fast developing sector in Construction Management & has made significant interest among construction personnel in Commonwealth countries in recent years resulting in many job openings for Quantity Surveyors at substantial salaries. Acquiring a qualification will be a gateway for those who seek a career as well for those who are already in the sector but planning upward movement for better prospects. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge in Quantity Surveying and across a variety of related areas enabling you to work as an experienced Quantity Surveyor.

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CM014: Estimating

Course under preparation.

CM015: Specification Writing

It is vital to have a sound understanding of specifications for successful construction or procurement management. With worldwide growth of contracting and procurement activities, acquiring knowledge and skills in Specifications would be a definite advantage for those who are already in employment and those seeking entry into related fields. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge across a variety of related areas.

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CM016: Value Engineering

Value Engineering has been known to the engineering community for some time but has generated interest in recent years with technological improvement making available many different systems to achieve the same purpose. It is now established that Value Engineering is performed in many projects as a cost reducing or time reducing measure. With the increased interest in the subject it would be worth in acquiring knowledge and skills in Value Engineering which will be a definite advantage for career improvement or getting recruited.

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CM017: Advanced Quantity Surveying

This Course is an Advanced addition to the CM013: Quantity Surveying course and is suitable for those who has acquired some qualifications and experience already in the subject.

Quantity Surveying is a key profession in the construction industry and facility management. One of the basic role of a Senior Quantity Surveyor is to ensure that the allocated development costs are appropriately and accurately managed. Getting an advanced qualification will elevate practicing Quantity Surveyors to senior and responsible positions in the industry with increased remuneration. The Course will equip you with comprehensive and latest knowledge in quantity surveying functions.

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CM018: CESMM

It is vital for persons employed in Construction Management to have knowledge and suitable qualifications in related functional areas. Civil Engineering Standard Site Measurements is a Code of Practice standardizing the site measurement process and experience and knowledge in CESMM would be necessary for Cost Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, and others who are engaged in Site Measurement activities as well as who are involved in the preparation of Construction documents. The Course will equip you with good knowledge in CESMM thus empowering you to be an expert in the field.

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CM019: POMI

Taking Site Measurements are a necessary requirement for determining costs involved in Re-measured construction projects. Knowledge and skills gained in Site Measurements and related Standards would be essential for Cost Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, and others who are engaged in Site Measurement activities as well as who are involved in the preparation of Construction documents. The Course will equip you with good knowledge in POMI thus empowering you to be an expert in the field.

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CM020: Site Measurements

Site Measurement is an essential tool in Construction Management which is performed necessarily for Re-Measured Construction Projects and in certain cases for other types of Construction. Taking a specialized course in Site Measurement would be an asset for those who are seeking employment as Quantity Surveyors, Cost Engineers or Site Engineers, and those who are already employed in construction but wish to upgrade their positions or skills. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge in Site Measurement, solving and reviewing construction claims.

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CM021: Project Planning (Primavera)

Planning construction projects effectively is the most effective way to avoid cost and time overruns of modern construction projects in the complex economic environment in present world. Due to this reason, Project Managers give importance to the Planning of projects as never before and the demand for Project Planners is increasing constantly with the increasing construction activities. This Course will help you to get the necessary skills and knowledge in project planning using Primavera 6 and 7 and become an efficient Project Planner.

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CM022: Tendering

Tendering is an important procurement activity in construction and procurement fields. It involves regulations and rules and is to be executed in a confidential manner in order to use its real benefits. As the construction and procurement activities progress rapidly, the need for suitably knowledgeable and skilled tendering personal grow proportionately. It therefore should be valuable to get knowledge and skills for job seekers as well as those who are employed but planning an upward move. The Course will equip you with comprehensive knowledge in the tendering function.

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