The Master of Construction Management aims to prepare students for roles managing people, equipment, materials, built environment and assets, as well as roles overseeing technological processes and with managerial aspects related to the design, construction and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure. It provides a structural study of advanced management theories, techniques and practices in the planning and management of building and infrastructure projects.
The Master of Construction Management is a professional degree that will kick start your career in the construction industry or enhance your existing expertise to advance your career.
The general goals of the program is to provides a theoretical knowledge, as well as the practical skills, to manage the social, technological, financial and environmental challenges facing the construction industry today.
The specific goals of the program are to:
Upon graduation, graduates of the program in construction management will be able to:
A) Knowledge and Understanding of:
A.1 Management strategies and operational response in construction management environments.
A.2 Project management tools and /or techniques.
A.3 Evaluating risk and generating value for money in a construction environment.
A.4 Management of international construction.
A.5 Construction of procurement management concepts and approaches in practice.
B ) Intellectual Skills , able to:
B.1 Analyze and solve problems.
B.2 Apply knowledge and skills in resolving conflicting requirements within project in the build environment.
B.3 Investigate and develop project management techniques.
B.4 Think Strategically
B.5 Understand the changing nature of knowledge and practice in the management of culturally diverse construction environments.
B.6 Synthesis complex sets of information.
C) Practical skills, able to:
C.1 Implementation of whole life approaches to construction.
C.2 Demonstrate expertise in the utilisation of managerial concepts, processes, tools and techniques.
C.3 Initiate, develop and implement distinctive management solutions.
C.4 Develop engineering skills through the construction process lifecycle.
C.5 Observe, record and interpret data using appropriate statistical methods and to present results in appropriate forms for the international construction management industry.
C.6 Use management software similar to that used in professional practice.
D) Transferable Skills, able to:
D.1 Demonstrate advanced communication skills in the appropriate formats.
D.2 Work autonomously and in groups, prioritising and exercising management of workload.
D.3 Use IT effectively to select, analyse , present and communicate information from a variety of sources .
D.4 Evaluating their own achievement and that of others.
D.5 Self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations.
This program will provide graduates with an opportunity to gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of construction and infrastructure management principles, legal and financial issues, procurement and cost analysis. Graduates can pursue careers as