Lesson 1

Project and Its Nature

• Characteristics or nature of construction projects
• Project life cycle and project phases

Lesson 2

Project Manager, Role and Responsibilities

• Project management knowledge areas and processes
• Traits of good project manager, key knowledge and skill

Lesson 3

Human Resource Management

• The Construction Industry
• Image of the construction sector
• The industry’s resource situation
• Core challenges for the HRM function
• Employee relations
• Health, Safety and Welfare

Lesson 4

Material Management

• Introduction
• Types of construction material and component
• Material classification
• Material management :
- Planning and control of construction materials and components
• Poor material management
• Materials Procurement and Delivery

Lesson 5

Sub-Contracting Management

• Characteristics of construction and relationship with sub‐contracting
• Types of sub‐contractor.
• Process and procedure for the procurement of sub‐contractors/specialist contractors
• Procurement planning for sub‐contractor

Lesson 6

Management of Wastage

• Definition
• Types of wastage
• How to control resources from wastage
• Tools used to control wastage

Lesson 7

Scope Management

• Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) fundamentals, Tasks, activities, work elements and work packages
• Introduction to project appraisal.

Lesson 8

Time Management

• Introduction to Planning and Scheduling
• Scheduling fundamentals

Lesson 9

Cost Management and Control

• Estimating
• Types of Estimates
• Estimating tools
• Review of estimates.
• Project cost control

Lesson 10

Contract and Procurement Management

• Project Delivery methods
• Types of Contracts.

Lesson 11

Risk Management

• Risk Management Planning
• Risk Analysis
• Risk Mitigation

Lesson 12

Quality and Safety Management

• Quality Principles
• Total Quality Management
• Safety Management
• Safety Programmes
• Reporting Accident Investigation