Emeritus

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will learn:

The Fundamentals of Project initiation, planning and scheduling.

Frameworks for risk management, project development cycle, and sustainable development

Methods used for project planning and scheduling which includes Critical Path Method, PERT, Range Estimation, Linear Scheduling and Precedence Diagram

Technologies for planning and scheduling, like Building Information Modelling, Virtual Reality, MS Project

Course Highlights

200

Video Lectures

12

Assignments

6

Live Webinars

8

Discussions

Real-World Examples

5

Target Audience

The Construction Project Management course teaches the most important concepts in managing a construction project: Project Planning and Project Scheduling. The course is aimed at those who want to become construction managers. If you currently work in the construction industry in any role and intend to become a construction manager, this course is right for you. This course is also aimed at those who want to start their careers as construction managers.

Syllabus

Module 1

Construction Industry Overview

Module 2

Fundamentals of Project Development Cycle

Module 3

Sustainable Development

Module 4

Trends & Risks in the construction industry

Module 5

Planning a Project

Module 6

Introduction of Scheduling and Construction Activities

Module 7

Critical Path Method

Module 8

Activity on Arrow

Module 9

PERT and Range Estimating

Module 10

Role of a scheduler and Line of Balance

Module 11

Trends & Technologies in Scheduling

Module 12

Scheduling for Large Programs & Risk Management

Emeritus Unique Learning Models:

This model has ensured that nearly 90 percent of our learners complete their course.

Orientation Week

The first week is orientation week. During this week you will be introduced to the other participants in the class from across the world. You will also learn how to use the learning platform and other learning tools provided.

Weekly Goals

On other weeks, you have learning goals set for the week. The goals would include watching the video lectures and completing the assignments. All assignments have weekly deadlines.

Learning Videos

On other weeks, you have learning goals set for the week. The goals would include watching the video lectures and completing the assignments. All assignments have weekly deadlines.

Live Webinars

Live webinars are conducted periodically, and its schedule is shared via our learning management platform and calendar invites. These sessions are conducted by EMERITUS course leaders who contextualize the video lectures and assist with assignment related questions. You can ask questions using the Q&A board or the chat box. The recorded link of the webinar is shared within 24 hours.

Live Q&A Sessions

The course leaders conduct Live Q&A Sessions regularly that last for an hour. This activity is to help participants clarify their doubts about the content. The schedule is shared via our learning management platform and calendar invites.

Follow-up

The EMERITUS Program Support team members will follow up and assist over email and via phone calls with learners who are unable to submit their assignments on time.

Continued Course Access

You will continue to have access to the course videos and learning material for up to 12 months from the course start date.

Assignments/Application Projects

Assignments are given out weekly and they are based on the lectures or tutorials provided. They need to be completed and submitted as per the deadline for grading purposes. Extensions may be provided based on a request sent to the support team.

Discussion Boards

It is an open forum where participants pin their opinions or thoughts regarding the topic under discussion.

EMERITUS Program Support Team

If at any point in the course you need tech, content or academic support, you can email program support and you will typically receive a response within 24 working hours or less.

EMERITUS Network

On completing the course you join a global community of 5000+ learners on the EMERITUS Network. The Network allows you to connect with EMERITUS past participants across the world.

Course FAQs

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