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  • Course description
    Construction Commercial Management MSc.

    This innovative postgraduate construction course is aimed at graduates who are already in, or have been in, construction-related employment, and who aspire to senior positions in the field of commercial management. The course aims to develop your awareness of the importance of construction projects to clients, and the context and constraints within which projects are procured and undertaken.

    You will gain greater knowledge and understanding of the theories, concepts, principles, techniques, and intellectual and practical skills needed for the commercial management of construction projects. You will have the opportunity to plan and implement a personal research project related to commercial management. The course utilises web based technologies in the delivery and extensive use is made of enquiry based learning to enhance lifelong learning skills.

    The blended learning approach offers flexible access to the core content, while still providing the discipline and structure of regular attendance at the University. The design of the part-time course recognises the significant challenges of combining postgraduate-level study with full-time professional employment.

    Modules:

    The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course.

    Core modules:

    COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT

    You will investigate the commercial considerations for the optimisation of financial performance of organisations, the role of owners, partners and stakeholders, and the successful management of major construction projects.

    CONSTRUCTION DISSERTATION OR WORK-RELATED PROJECT

    In this module you will identify a topic or project directly related to construction management which will provide a basis for a research study. You will develop explicit goals and devise an appropriate methodology, undertake the research study and produce a dissertation/project.

    CONSTRUCTION LAW FOR CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

    Through this module you will examine the legal context within which construction projects are procured, managed and delivered. The module investigates the key areas of the law that affect contract management including Tort, Contract, Statutory Legislation and Dispute Resolution.

    CORPORATE MANAGEMENT

    In this module you will investigate strategic management issues in relation to organisations that commission and deliver construction projects.

    ECONOMICS OF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

    In this module you will look at the economics of the construction sector, the economic environment in which construction firms operate, and the economic role of the construction industry both nationally and internationally.

    PROCUREMENT

    In this module you will look at the key stages in the process of procuring consultants and contractors for construction projects, the critical success factors, client requirements, the statutory and legal framework, the concept of best value, shortlisting and pre-qualification.

    RISK MANAGEMENT FOR PROJECTS

    In this module you will investigate the management of uncertainty and risk in a construction project environment, examining qualitative, but mainly quantitative, techniques.

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