Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management

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About Course:

This inter-disciplinary Programme of studies builds upon the concepts and methodologies of management, engineering, architecture, law, information technology, social and behavioral sciences and combines theory with practice.

The curriculum is a judicious blend of theoretical and applied courses both in general management and construction management accompanied with practical experience and research work. Theoretical courses aim to improve the students’ understanding of certain fundamental phenomena and relationships that characterize the changing world in which managers must operate. Applied courses, which occupy the bulk of the students’ time, link the theoretical studies to practice problems in the construction, infrastructure and real estate development projects. Practical experience is gained by a student through construction practice, site visits and summer training where he/she learns to practice the newly acquired management skills under the supervision of an expert.

Objectives:

  • ✔ Understanding of construction and real estate development business and management of facilities and building services.
  • ✔ Skills and techniques of construction project management.
  • ✔ Facility to apply the knowledge and skills to the effective delivery of the projects/functions assigned to him.
  • ✔ Competency to handle a project in the specialized construction sector.
  • ✔ Knowledge of information technology tools for professionalizing information system in construction.
  • ✔ Sound knowledge of the theory and practice of corporate management.

Duration:

The Programme duration is one year. It is organized into 2 terms, each term 6 months duration with suitable breaks. The first term devoted to class learning, acquiring hands-on experience in computer workshop, managerial skills workshop, construction practice workshop, managerial skills workshop, construction practice workshop, site visits and learning research techniques and presentation skills. Second term is for internship from construction industry. Students sponsored by their employers can return to their respective organizations.

Eligibility:

B.E/B.Tech in Civil/Mechanical Engineering with 50% aggregate from a recognized university with good communication skills.