SAPOA Education: Construction Project Management (CEA)

Date(s) - 04 Jul '22 - 31 Aug '22


In partnership with Career Excel Academy (CEA), SAPOA is offering a Construction Project Management course taking place between July and August 2022.

This course includes:

Intro to Project Management

  • Abbreviated comparative PM survey
  • Project management framework & context
  • General & strategic management
  • Business plans
  • Project management knowledge areas and processes
  • The leadership challenge

The structure of the built environment and procurement processes

  • General built environment overview and procurement processes
  • Employers, contractors & sub-contractors
  • Professional consultants

Planning and scope management

  • Statement of work
  • Work breakdown structures
  • Work authorisation, change control & responsibilities

Procurement management

  • Contractual procedures
  • Professional service agreements

Time management

  • Gantt charts
  • Critical path and precedent networks
  • Resource and cash flow manipulations

Risk management

  • Identification and management
  • Insurance for construction processes

Communication management

  • Communication & meetings
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Project information and reports

Financial, cost and claims management

  • Estimating and bidding strategies
  • Budgets and cash flows
  • Cost control and s-curves
  • Earned value analysis
  • Claims and settlements

Quality management

  • Principals, policies, and systems
  • Procedures, indicators & cost
  • Total quality management

Human resource management

  • Whole brain thinking
  • Motivation and team building
  • Employment and Labour Law

Integration management

  • Integration of project management processes

Stakeholder management

  • Identify stakeholders
  • Plan and control engagement

Construction contracting specifics

  • Estimating of construction costs
  • Tendering procedures, variation (change) orders, interim certificates & final accounts
  • Site management, establishment, plant & equipment

Occupational health and safety

  • Practical implementation

Environmental management

  • Green buildings
  • Intelligent, energy-efficient buildings

Public / private partnerships

  • Methodology, solution for the provision of infrastructure and maintenance


R16,000 excl. VAT (SAPOA members)
R18,000 excl. VAT (non-members)

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