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Certificate in Construction Project Management (New Zealand)

Tailored to deliver the project management technical and practical skills to construction quantity surveying professionals, this certificate will provide you with the knowledge of key project management techniques as they apply to construction projects.
Tue 24 Jul 2018
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
180 hours of Formal CPD
NZD $1799 + GST


Competency in this area will enhance your skill set as a construction professional and ability to ensure successful project completion.

Through this course, you will delve into each stage and the critical steps within each. This includes how to plan, organise and control construction operations, and the undertaking of initial feasibility studies through to design, construction, maintenance, refurbishment and demolition.

All content is designed to give you a well-rounded view of construction project management and the essential skills required for managing a construction project.

By completing all modules, you will have demonstrated knowledge of the core elements of construction project management and be able to apply key skills to co-ordinate building projects. The technical content is also aligned with the core competencies under the RICS project management pathway, and so will enhance your ability to become an RICS professional.

Who is this course for?

Suitable for any construction professional, who are looking to develop their foundation skills to an advanced level. It is recommended if considering this course that you have approx 2 years project management experience in construction or have attended the foundation course in Quantity Surveying.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply effective control of costs during the construction phase of a project
  • Recognise the legal and contractual constraints of a project
  • Implement the use of cashflows within a project
  • Perform risk management and analysis techniques to a project
  • Use the different concepts of risk within a project
  • Apply techniques to measure risk
  • Prepare risk reports
  • Prepare audit reports for clients and stakeholders
  • Use the various techniques of development appraisals

Course modules

  • Unit 1 – The legal framework for construction projects
  • Unit 2 – Construction technology and environmental services
  • Unit 3 – Understanding the Client’s requirements
  • Unit 4 – Feasibility Studies and Option Appraisals
  • Unit 5 – Project process and procedures
  • Unit 6 – BIM
  • Unit 7 – Procurement and tendering
  • Unit 8 – Team working, Management and Leadership Skills
  • Unit 9 – Risk management
  • Unit 10 – Project Finances and their management
  • Unit 11 – Contract practice and administration
  • Unit 12 – Project audit and evaluationFor more information on the topics covered within each unit, please see the detailed course guide link contained in the Additional Information area



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  • Non-RICS professionals NZD $1999 + GST
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