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Project Management for Construction and Engineering Professionals: 
From Theory to Practice

 Presented by: Dave Fourie (Certified PMP)

21 Hour Accredited Live Interactive Course

Course Cost: R 4499

On Completion of this live course professionals will receive a professional Certificate of completion, 3 ECSA CPD Points / 21 PMI PDUs, and 3 Month Access to Course Recordings for review purposes

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About This Course

This course is suited for: 
 

Construction project managers, Project staff in the construction and engineering environment.

Regulatory agencies, Local government groups, Environmental groups, Community groups, Risk management specialists, Civil engineers, Architectural and engineers, Geotechnical experts, Financial specialists, Construction project managers, Contractors, Construction industry tradesmen and professionals, Other stakeholders in the construction process, from land acquisition through

design, construction, and occupancy

About this course:
 

This course offers a hands-on learning experience in beginner to advanced project management, drawing insights from the trusted PMBOK® Guide. Tailored for both beginners and experienced individuals, it focuses on effectively managing construction and engineering projects, guiding you through every step from the basics to advanced techniques and challenges. Furthermore, this course serves as your gateway to mastering the intricate art of project management within the context of construction and engineering. 

This course is based on:

  • The PMBOK® Guide – 7th Edition (2021)

  • Process Groups: A Practical Guide (2022).

  • The Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide - 2016 Edition.

What advantages does this course offer in terms of your career?

Participating in the "Project Management for Construction Professionals" course can have several personal benefits for construction professionals, which can positively impact their career advancement and earning potential:

  • Enhanced Skill Set: The course equips professionals with valuable project management skills, making them more versatile and capable of handling complex projects. This can lead to higher demand for their expertise in the job market.

  • Competitive Advantage: Having a certification or training in project management specific to construction gives professionals a competitive edge when applying for jobs or promotions. Employers often prioritize candidates with relevant qualifications.

  • Career Advancement: Professionals with project management skills are often considered for leadership roles such as project manager, construction manager, or site supervisor. These positions generally come with higher salaries and greater responsibilities.

  • Higher Earning Potential: As construction professionals take on leadership roles and manage projects more effectively, they become eligible for higher-paying positions. Project managers and construction managers tend to earn higher salaries than those in entry-level roles.

  • Job Security: With strong project management skills, professionals are better equipped to handle projects efficiently, reducing the likelihood of project delays or cost overruns. This can lead to increased job security and stability.

  • Diverse Career Opportunities: Project management skills are transferable across various industries. Construction professionals who undergo this training may find opportunities to work in fields beyond construction, broadening their career prospects.

  • Professional Recognition: Completing a recognized course in construction project management can result in increased recognition and respect from peers and colleagues, further enhancing one's professional reputation.

  • Networking Opportunities: Attending the course allows professionals to connect with instructors, fellow participants, and industry experts. Networking can open doors to new job opportunities, collaborations, and referrals.

  • Access to Higher-Value Projects: As professionals demonstrate their project management abilities, they may be entrusted with more complex and high-value projects, which can lead to higher compensation and career advancement.

  • Improved Job Satisfaction: The skills acquired through the course can lead to greater job satisfaction, as professionals become more confident in their ability to manage projects successfully, resulting in a sense of accomplishment and fulfillment.

By taking this course, you will learn how to:

  • How will this course benefit you?

  • It will help you ensure that the jobs are allocated to the right people and they accomplish it at the right time.

  • It will enable proper project management all through the lifecycle of the project.

  • It will support with the management of all aspects of your construction project, from planning to scheduling to budgeting to execution.

On completion of the course, you will receive the following:

  • A certificate of completion

  • 3 ECSA CPD points

  • For PMP Certificate holders: 21 PMI PDUs

  • 3-month access to recordings of live sessions (for delegates who miss a session due to load shedding)

  • An accredited self-paced course with additional CPD points

  • This is a live interactive course, allowing you to ask the presenter questions in real-time.

Note: Live sessions must be attended to qualify for the certificate; recordings are for review only.

A detailed look at the course outline and contents that will be covered:

This course covers a wide range of topics related to project management, specifically for construction and engineering projects. Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • Welcome and introduction: This is the first session of the course and will include an overview of the course goals and objectives, as well as an introduction to the instructor and any guest speakers.

  • Project Management Terminology: This session will cover key concepts and terminology in project management, such as portfolios, programs, and projects. It will also introduce the different phases of the project life cycle and the factors that influence projects.

  • Project Stakeholders: This session will explore the different stakeholders in a project and their roles and responsibilities. It will also discuss how to identify and engage with stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.

  • Project Needs & Objectives: This session will focus on how to identify and define the needs and objectives of a project. It will cover how projects are initiated and selected, and how to develop a project charter to outline the project scope, objectives, and stakeholders.

  • Project initiation / Concept / Feasibility: This session will cover the steps involved in initiating a project, including conducting a feasibility study to assess whether the project is viable. It will also discuss how to develop a high-level project concept and plan.

  • Project Planning and Estimating: This session will cover techniques for planning and estimating various aspects of a project, including cost, time, quality, resources, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management.

  • Scope Management Planning: This session will focus on how to define, verify, and control the scope of a project. It will cover techniques for creating a work breakdown structure (WBS) to divide the project into smaller, more manageable tasks.

  • Schedule Management Planning: This session will cover how to develop a project schedule, including how to sequence tasks, estimate durations, and allocate resources. It will also discuss how to use project management software and tools to support scheduling.

  • Cost Management Planning: This session will focus on how to develop and manage a project budget. It will cover techniques for estimating costs, tracking expenses, and controlling cost variances.

  • Quality Management Planning: This session will cover how to ensure that a project meets quality standards and requirements. It will discuss techniques for planning, inspecting, and controlling quality throughout the project life cycle.

  • Resources Management Planning: This session will cover how to manage human, material, and equipment resources on a project. It will discuss techniques for estimating and allocating resources, as well as how to track resource utilization and manage resource conflicts.

  • Communications Management Planning: This session will focus on how to effectively communicate with project stakeholders, including team members, clients, and other stakeholders. It will cover techniques for developing a communications plan and using various communication channels and tools.

  • Risk Management Planning: This session will cover how to identify, analyze, and mitigate potential risks in a project. It will discuss techniques for developing a risk management plan and using risk management tools and software.

  • Procurement Management Planning: This session will cover how to purchase goods and services for a project. It will discuss techniques for developing a procurement plan, evaluating and selecting suppliers, and managing contracts.

  • Stakeholder Management Planning: This session will cover how to engage with and manage stakeholders throughout the project life cycle. It will discuss techniques for identifying and analyzing stakeholders, as well as strategies for managing stakeholder expectations and interests.

  • Financial Management Planning: This session will cover how to manage the financial aspects of a project, including budgeting, forecasting, and tracking expenses. It will discuss techniques for developing a financial management plan and using financial management tools and software.

  • Project Integration Management: This session will cover how to coordinate and integrate the various aspects of a project, including scope, schedule, cost, quality, resources, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management. It will discuss techniques for developing a project plan and using project management software and tools to support integration.

  • Execution / Construction: This session will cover the execution and construction phase of a project, including managing the project team and conducting quality, safety, environmental, and financial assurance. It will also discuss how to manage project changes and deviations from the project plan.

  • Monitoring and Controlling: This session will cover how to monitor and control a project, including tracking progress and managing changes, risks, and finances. It will discuss techniques for using project management software and tools to support monitoring and control.

  • Project close-out: This session will cover the close-out phase of a project, including contractual and project-specific close-out activities. It will also discuss how to conduct a lessons learned review and document the outcomes of the project.

  • Overall, the course provides a comprehensive introduction to project management principles and practices, with a focus on construction and engineering projects. It should equip learners with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, execute, and control projects successfully.

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CPD Points

Upon successful completion of this course, professionals will be eligible to earn CPD points from the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). These points are important for maintaining professional status and demonstrating a commitment to ongoing learning and development

2

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn a certificate that you can add to your portfolio and showcase to prospective companies looking to hire professionals. This certificate can demonstrate your skills and knowledge, and help you stand out in the job market.

3

Flexible Training

This versatile course has been carefully crafted to accommodate various learning environments, including both traditional classroom settings and modern webinar formats. Whether you prefer the structure and face-to-face interaction of a physical classroom or the flexibility and convenience of online learning, this course is designed to meet your needs

Pricing Options

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Webinar Option

Live Online Interactive Webinar

7 Evening Sessions (18:00 - 21:00)

Standard Rate: R 4499

This course is perfect for busy professionals who want to balance work commitments and professional development. With evening sessions from 18:00 to 21:00 (CAT). It's an ideal opportunity to enhance skills while staying engaged in ongoing projects at work.

Included in this course

  • 6 Month access to Recordings for review

  • CPD Points 

  • Certificate

  • Course Material

  • Trainer Support

  • Additional Resources

  • Free Accredited Self Paced Course with additional CPD Points

  • Installment Option on Request

Classroom Option

Live Interactive In-Person Training
(3 Days Training from 08:00 - 16:00)

Course Cost: ZAR 8,799

Join us for an immersive and world-class classroom training opportunity designed for busy professionals like you. With our 5 Day classroom sessions from 08:00 to 16:00 at the Protea Hotel, you can step out of the office and experience top-notch training while enjoying perks like breakfast, lunch buffet, and free WiFi.
 

Included in this course:
 

  • CPD Points 

  • Certificate

  • Course Material

  • Trainer Support

  • Additional Resources

  • Buffet Lunch

  • Breakfast

  • Snacks and Drinks

  • Free Secure Parking

  • Free Wifi

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Your Instructor

Dave Fourie

Dave Fourie, a Certified PMP, has over 25 years of experience in project management as a consultant, including PMBOK, Method 123, and PRINCE2 in software development, service delivery, quality, and general management. He has provided training in project management, quality management, and business analysis since 1999 and has experience with various national and international training providers. Dave is certified in Project Management Professional (PMP), Portfolio, Programmed and Project Offices (P3O), Managing Successful Programs (MSP), PRINCE2, Professional Scrum Master (PSM1), IT Service Management (ITIL), Total Quality Management (TQM), NGstudy™ Certified Negotiation Associate (NGN-A), and Six Sigma Green Belt. He aims to provide a relaxed and enjoyable learning experience while sharing his passion for project management through practical examples and a touch of humor

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South Africa 2176

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Company Information

Tacit Skills is an registered CPD Accredited Training Provider
 

Company Registration Number:
CSD: 2022/568336/07

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