Course curriculum

  • 1

    Defining the Scope of Your Project

    • 1.1 Define your Project Objective

    • 1.2 Work Breakdown Structure

    • 1.3 Specify your way to Success

    • 1.4 A Common Starting Point

    • 1.5 Working out what materials you need

  • 2

    Planning Your Projects

    • 2.1 Why do you need to plan your projects?

    • 2.2 How to structure your plan

    • 2.3 Creating a schedule in excel

    • 2.4 Next Level Planning

  • 3

    Estimating Your Projects

    • 3.1 Estimating, Simplified

    • 3.2 8 Steps to Estimating Success

    • 3.3 Ball Park Estimates

    • 3.4 Producing Bottom Up Estimates

    • 3.5 Bottom Up to the Next Level

  • 4

    Choosing Your Project Delivery Strategy

    • 4.1 Why choose a strategy?

    • 4.2 Main Contractor

    • 4.3 Trade Subcontractors

    • 4.4 Management Contractor

    • 4.5 Construction Management

    • 4.6 Design & Build Contractor

  • 5

    Delivery Strategies, Contracts & Tendering

    • 5.1 Setting your Contract Strategy

    • 5.2 FMB Contracts

    • 5.3 JCT Contract Overview

    • 5.4 Common Contractual Clauses

    • 5.5 Tendering

  • 6

    Maintaining a Safe & Legally Compliant Construction Site

    • 6.1 CDM Regulations

    • 6.2 Responsibilities of the Client

    • 6.3 Responsibilities of the Designer

    • 6.4 Responsibilities of the Contractor

    • 6.5 Onsite Health & Safety

  • 7

    Staying in Control of Your Contracts

    • 7.1 Fundamentals of Contract Management

    • 7.2 Managing Change

    • 7.3 Avoiding Disputes

    • 7.4 Payments