Singapore University of Social Sciences

Professional Practices in Construction Project Management (BPM401)

Applications Open: 01 April 2020

Applications Close: 31 May 2020

Next Available Intake: July 2020

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Built Environment

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture


Synopsis

BPM401 Professional Practices in Construction Project Management will enable students to appraise the various challenges of project management. The students will be given a holistic understanding of the issues and problems in professional practices via a variety of cases in Singapore and the region/ world, pertaining to contemporary issues in project management, occupational health and safety in construction, sustainable construction, construction crisis, mega-scaled and exemplary construction.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Contemporary Challenges in Construction Project Management: From Inception to Completion
  • Professional Practices in Construction Project Management: Team Work and People Skills
  • Occupational Health and Safety: BizSAFE in Construction Project Management
  • Incidents and Accidents in Construction
  • Sustainable Construction Project Management
  • Environmental Management in Construction Project Management
  • Construction Crisis Project Management
  • Project Continuity
  • Mega-Scaled Construction Project Management
  • International Construction Project Management
  • Productivity in Construction
  • Understanding and Conformance of Requirements to BCA Initiatives such as CONQUAS/ Buildability/ BSCQ/ Green Mark: Examples of Poor Construction Project Management and Exemplary Construction Project Management

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the trends and developments in construction project management
  • Recommend good professional practices in construction
  • Evaluate contemporary issues in construction project management
  • Demonstrate good leadership and people management skills
  • Appraise occupational health and safety issues in construction project management
  • Propose sustainable construction methods in construction project management
  • Evaluate construction crisis issues in construction project management
  • Evaluate issues in international construction project management
  • Evaluate exemplary construction in construction project management
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