MBA in Construction Project Management is a new program offered at some universities for Construction Project Managers to sharpen their saw and excel their knowledge.
Project Management knowledge plays a key role throughout the delivery process of construction projects. Initiating, Scope Development, Business Proposal Development, Design and perhaps managing EPC team, all require knowledge of project management technique and PMBOK. Once the project is ready for construction, Construction Project Managers are responsible for integrating, innovating and managing the project life cycle. Therefore, it is crucial for Construction Project Managers to excel in the role of a project manager, working in a team, often lead the team to successfully deliver projects.
One can achieve all these skills through a PMP certification program and a degree in construction management. So why MBA in Construction Project Management is important. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills that will help you become a catalyst in successful delivery of projects by integrating the inputs of specialists such as architects, structural engineers, electrical engineers, sustainability experts, finance experts, and others. The program is based on knowledge areas of project management, business management, construction, sustainability and behavioral aspects of projects.
Working as a project manager for a large development company, international consulting firm, multi-national architectural firm, government sector organization, or a construction firm, you will have the potential of contributing to the development and delivery of projects of national and international importance.
RICS School of Amity University has such a program, the curriculum includes:
Entrepreneurship in Built Environment
Strategic Management for Built Environment
Laws and Regulations in Construction
Building Information Modeling
Professional Practices for Built Environment
Ethics and leadership for Built Environment
Management of International Projects
Real Estate Agency and Marketing
Lean Practices in Construction Projects
Construction Modelling and Simulation
Dispute Avoidance and Resolution Systems in Projects
Corporate Real Estate