Singapore University of Social Sciences

Professional Practices in Construction Project Management (BPM401)

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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