Construction Project Management MScLondon South Bank University Department of Education
En London (Inglaterra)
- London (Inglaterra)
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IT Project Management
ModulesCore module descriptions
- Procurement and management of construction
This module focuses on developing an awareness of the issues which need to be considered when deciding how to procure and manage construction projects.
- Corporate and project finance
The module is concerned with the financial management of firms related to the construction industries and the appraisal of investment in these firms and in construction projects. It deals with financial structure, stock market appraisal, accounting conventions and appraisal, project evaluation applied to capital investment and development opportunities, and management of project cash flow and risks.
- Construction law
This module examines the various types of construction contracts, including families of standard construction contracts, and the common law, legislation and administrative procedures that govern them. It provides a working knowledge and understanding of construction contract legal problems, and related applicable law, such as non-contractual liabilities. It examines when a dispute arises in legal terms, and how dispute resolution methods may be employed to resolve problems and disputes.
- Management of people and information
This module examines the concepts of managing people and information for strategic project management, and to provide the skills to diagnose, analyse, and apply appropriate people and information strategies for effective project management.
- Project evaluation
This module focuses on the range of techniques used by construction professionals to appraise and manage cost and value in construction projects.
The module provides the opportunity for students to undertake an independent piece of research, investigating in depth a subject, in which they have a particular interest and of their own selection. Each student will submit a dissertation of between 15,000- 20,000 words. The module includes teaching of research methods.
Please be aware that option selection is subject to availability.
- Advanced measurement and documentation
- Behavioural finance
The module develops a comprehensive understanding of the decision-making process in any real estate decision and it transition mechanism to market prices.
- Building control
The module focuses upon the control and enforcement of the Building Regulations and associated legislation, along with supporting technical documents and alternative solutions, to meet specific regulative requirements as they apply to various building schemes.
- Building Information Modelling and Collaborative Working
A module to provide a general understanding of the role that BIM can play throughout the design, construction and operation of building assets. It looks to identify and develop the necessary managerial, technical and interpersonal skills required to deliver better value through a collaborative BIM approach.
- Health and safety management in construction
This module focuses on the management of safety on site – a process that can be applied to a wide range of work settings and project types.
- History of architecture and construction
This module examines the inter-relationship between building design and production as it occurred throughout historical time. Particular attention will be paid to those periods in history when major transformations occurred in architectural style and the building process. Other historical themes will also be pursued.
- International real estate and construction
This module introduces students to the international context of real estate markets, construction industry and project development. It specifically focuses on the activity of international real estate investors and large construction companies. The module also provides students a comparative perspective on real estate markets and construction process.
- Legal resolution of property and construction disputes
This module focuses on the range of dispute resolution techniques used by construction and property professionals to resolve and manage disputes in the construction and property industries.