Singapore University of Social Sciences

International Construction Project Management

International Construction Project Management (BPM501)


This course aims to gives an understanding of the global construction markets and characteristics of mega scale projects. Postgraduate students will be exposed to the challenges and management of international projects. They will also learn about the internationalization strategies that construction multi national companies use to venture into markets overseas, in addition to the pitfalls they should avoid and critical success factors to succeed.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Managing International projects
  • International Project governance and case study
  • Human Resources in International Projects
  • Communications in International Projects
  • Risk Management in International projects
  • International projects Risk Strategies and case study
  • Procurement Management in international projects
  • International Contract Strategies
  • Public private partnership (PPP)
  • Private Finance Initiative (PFI)
  • Strategic Management in International Construction
  • Internationalisation Strategies case study

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the uniqueness of international construction markets
  • Appraise the challenges of construction projects in different countries and overseas markets
  • Evaluate pitfalls and critical success factors for international project management
  • Compare the legal, contractual and other management practices in different construction markets
  • Demonstrate ability to set up/organize an international project team
  • Formulate internationalization strategies for construction firm to venture overseas
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