SAPOA Education: Construction Project Management Programme (Career Excel Academy)

Date(s) - 01 Feb '22 - 31 May '22
8:00 am - 4:00 pm


This four-month course will cover the following:

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

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

Project management manual

Overview and professional development


R16 000 excl. VAT (SAPOA members)

R18 000 excl. VAT (non-SAPOA members)

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