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Construction Management is a vital field focusing on project success. This course covers its principles, processes, and practices. Beginning with history and current practices, it delves into project organization, roles, and communication. It teaches work breakdown, resource alignment, planning, budgeting, and risk management. Site assessment, equipment, material, and team management are covered, including conflict resolution. Legalities like insurance claims are also explored. Students gain skills to excel in managing construction projects.

Course Price:
Original price was: £194.00.Current price is: £19.99.
Course Duration:
14 hours, 51 minutes
Total Lectures:
23
Total Students:
72
Average Rating:
4.5

Overview

Construction Management is an essential discipline that focuses on the successful completion of a construction project. This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the key principles, processes, and practices of construction management. The course starts with an introduction to construction management, including its history, development, and current practices. The organisation of construction projects is then discussed, including the roles and responsibilities of key personnel and the importance of effective communication.

Students will learn about the work breakdown structure and the estimation process, as well as how to align resources for a project. Effective project planning is also covered, including techniques for developing a project schedule and budget. The course then moves on to discuss project risk management, including the identification and assessment of risks, as well as communication plans to mitigate them. Cost estimation is also covered in detail, including the various factors that impact construction costs.

Preliminary site investigation and assessment are discussed, along with site organisation in the construction industry. Students will also learn about construction equipment planning and management, including how to optimise equipment usage and maintenance. The course then covers the management of construction materials, human resources, and building better teams. Conflict management is also discussed, including how to manage anger and violence in the workplace. Students will learn about storage management, purchasing, and vendor management, as well as quality control for construction works.

Finally, the legal aspects of contracting are discussed, including types of insurance claims. By the end of this course, students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of construction management principles and practices, enabling them to effectively manage and successfully complete construction projects.

What Will You Learn?

  • The history, development, and current practices of construction management
  • The roles and responsibilities of key personnel in construction projects
  • How to effectively communicate with team members and stakeholders
  • The work breakdown structure and estimation process
  • Techniques for aligning resources for a project
  • How to develop a project schedule and budget
  • Project risk management and communication plans to mitigate risks
  • Cost estimation and the various factors that impact construction costs

Who Should Take The Construction Management Course?

  • Construction project managers
  • Site supervisors
  • Engineers and architects
  • Contractors and subcontractors
  • Construction business owners
  • Estimators and cost engineers
  • Building inspectors and regulatory officials
  • Construction consultants and advisors

Requirements

There are no specific prerequisites for taking this online learning course. However, a basic understanding of construction terminology and practices would be beneficial. Additionally, a working knowledge of basic computer skills, such as email, word processing, and spreadsheet software, is recommended.

Course Curriculum

    • An Introduction 00:42:00
    • Introduction to Construction Management 00:38:00
    • Organisation of Construction Projects 00:43:00
    • Understanding Work Breakdown Structure 00:39:00
    • Estimation Process and Aligning Resources for a Project 00:50:00
    • Effective Project Planning 00:38:00
    • Project Risk Management and Communication Plans 00:43:00
    • Cost Estimation 00:43:00
    • Preliminary Site Investigation and assessment 00:39:00
    • Site Organisation in the Construction industry 00:44:00
    • Construction Equipment Planning 00:52:00
    • Management of Construction Equipment 00:43:00
    • Management of Construction Materials 00:11:00
    • Human Resources Management 00:45:00
    • Building Better Teams 00:41:00
    • Conflict Management 00:43:00
    • How to Manage Anger and Violence in the Workplace 00:38:00
    • Storage Management 00:37:00
    • Purchasing and Vendor Management 00:39:00
    • Quality control for Construction works 00:41:00
    • Legal Aspects of Contracting 00:44:00
    • Types of Insurance Claims 00:33:00
    • Order Certificate 00:05:00

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