If your career path is headed in the direction of a construction project manager, you need more than technical expertise on the job site. You need advanced skills in planning and scheduling and mastery of the technology that will help you manage them. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is an excellent time to invest in your career as a construction project manager. Employment in the field, in the U.S Economy, is expected to grow by 8% through 2029, much faster than the average of all other occupations. The Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Management will prepare you to manage schedules, budgets, risks, regulations, and personnel in an expanding construction industry involved in building the world’s new residences, office buildings, and hospitals, as well as retrofitting existing spaces, and overseeing infrastructure megaprojects.
This diploma is designed for professionals working in the construction industry who are interested in pursuing a more advanced management role. It will be particularly instructive for mid-career to senior construction professionals, project managers, engineers, and architects, especially those working in the construction, real estate, manufacturing, and transport industries. It is also designed for students interested in the field as well as professionals interested in learning more about the field.
Here are roles well suited to this certification diploma:
was spent worldwide on construction in 2018SOURCE: STATISTA
of megaprojects around the globe are 40% or more behind scheduleSOURCE: MCKINSEY GLOBAL INSTITUTE
report BIM processes reduced project error
The Second Avenue Subway was a project that started on the east side of Manhattan. It was one of the very few improvements to the New York City subway system in the last tens of years.
It currently stands today in Midtown Manhattan. It is a proud 59 stories tall. The structural engineer on the project was William LeMessurier.
5D estimating software has multiple different avenues for input. You can take the data directly out of the 5D estimating software and put it in the system of your choice to utilize both operationally and cost-wise.
It is a quick/dirty check to see if project works on no-time-value, fully-financed-by-equity basis. It is usually first step in project design. Financed-by-equity assumption is conservative. It enables quick rejection (NoGo) of hopeless projects.
Accounting company for small businesses contributes to the diploma content related to the Estimate to Completion or EAC lifecycle.
Architectural, engineering, planning, environmental, and construction management provider contributes to the diploma content related to defining the role of a construction manager, and BIM.
Architecture, engineering, and construction firm contributes to the diploma insights into construction bonds.
Public and private sector consulting firm contributes to the diploma content related to capital projects and infrastructure.
Global law firm contributes to the diploma features of construction contracts.
Project development and construction group contributes to the diploma best practices on EHS, as well as sustainability.
Large capital construction company contributes to the diploma content focused on identifying and managing international risks.
Ibrahim S. Odeh focuses his studies and research on assisting construction firms with strategic management assignments in areas related to strategy and business development; infrastructure and construction market analysis; market entry strategy; and trends affecting the future of the construction market. The result of his work helped several companies in the decision-making processes to enter new geographical locations, expand to new markets, build new units within the same institutions, and differentiate firms during the pre-bidding process on mega projects.
Odeh is a Founding Director of the Global Leaders in Construction Management Program. He holds an MBA degree with an emphasis on Finance from Minnesota, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a focus on Construction Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
In addition to video lectures by faculty, industry experts from the construction world share their knowledge and experience through periodic guest lectures.
Upon successful completion of the diploma, participants will receive a verified digital diploma from Emeritus Institute of Management.Get Certified