Explore the definitions of a project and discover how a project is classified and the importance of projects in construction
Evaluate the three project parameters in a construction project and their importance
Evaluate the definition of project management in construction, the processes of project management and its relevance in a global construction context
Assess the importance of project management in the global construction context
Interpret and evaluate the project management methodologies in global construction projects and their importance
Identify the key stages in the construction project life-cycle and their characteristics
Explore the importance of each key stage in a project life cycle in construction and how each stage is formulated
This course is designed to provide you with a broad overview of the make-up of a project and the fundamental activities that take place in construction project management.
You will explore the life cycle of a project and the key activities within each phase. You will investigate the key steps in defining a project, including setting objectives, determining scope, identifying stakeholders and clarifying strategies.
As part of this course, you will examine the increasingly critical role of project management within construction, focusing on various international case studies.
This course is for people working in or studying the built environment. This might be students, recent graduates or construction professionals engaged in construction cost and project management, civil and structural engineering, architectural technology, surveying and building services engineering.
Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.