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Planning and Managing Construction Work

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
13 weeks
Professional Training

Course description

Planning and Managing Construction Work

This course from Nottingham Trent University is an introduction to the project environments that the construction industry operates within. With the help of this course, you will be ready to effectively plan, organise and define a construction project, including the topics of resource management and logistics.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Appraise and apply project management methodologies
  • Appraise the use of information technology to solve complex problems
  • Review resources in construction projects, and propose effective solutions to resource issues
  • Demonstrate a systematic knowledge and critical understanding of building information modelling.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

A CPD certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a course.

Passing the assessed element (an exam or coursework) can also contribute credit towards a postgraduate award. All candidates seeking credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. If you wish to receive credit you must mention this at the time of application, or with your tutor at the earliest opportunity.

Training Course Content

  • Project management
  • Planning techniques, such as critical path methodology, line of balance and critical chain analysis
  • Cost and risk management
  • IT for project planning and risk management, including building information modelling
  • Project implementation: start-up, constructability, strategies and mechanisation
  • Capacity, logistics, production and productivity
  • Purchasing and supply
  • The management of construction resources.


The cost of this course is £895 per delegate, which includes access to online notes and videos.

Training for Businesses

NTU also works with organisations across the world to provide:

  • In-company training
  • Professional development
  • Bespoke postgraduate programmes
  • Bespoke professional qualifications
  • Coaching
  • Short courses
  • Workshops
  • Executive development.

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Nottingham Trent University Creative, Language and Built Environment Short Courses One of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) provides beginners, improvers and professionals the opportunity to expand skills and knowledge by attending a short...

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