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Webinar Series - Leadership in Construction Project Management -11 April 2023

Webinar Series - Leadership in Construction Project Management -11 April 2023

Join us on this 6-part course hosted by John C Hayes FRICS, FCIOB, MCIArb, RICS Accredited Mediator.

Tuesday 11 April 2023

This course which will be running as a whole day session.

The aim of this 6-part course is to provide you with an informative and comprehensive understanding of international best practice in construction project management and to prepare you for leadership of construction projects.

Part 1: Defining the role and objectives of a project manager

We will review the current industry accepted definitions of a project manager and discuss their key roles and objectives.

After this webinar, you should be able to.

  • Draft a detailed job description for a project manager including roles and responsibilities
  • Compare and contrast the differing role descriptions for a project manager and select the best description for your projects and programmes of work
  • Evaluate the role of project management

Part 2: Understanding the detail of the lifecycle of a project

We will review each phase of the construction lifecycle and focus on the roles and responsibilities of a project manager related to each.

  • Inception
  • Feasibility
  • Strategy
  • Pre-construction
  • Construction
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Completion, handover and operation
  • Post-completion review and in use

After this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate the role of the project manager throughout the project lifecycles
  • Prepare project lifecycle feasibility studies
  • Plan you projects during the concept stages for maximum efficiency

Part 3: Establishing the project planning objectives and avoiding failure 

We will discuss the importance of correctly drafting the plan / schedule, critical paths and interdependencies and the best process for updating and monitoring the project schedule.

After this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of robust planning and scheduling
  • Appreciate the importance of a logic linked baseline programme
  • Monitor and update programmes for use in validating contractual entitlements

Part 4: Developing and managing organisational structures

We will review the importance of establishing structures, roles and responsibilities, terms of reference and stakeholder governance to help create the most efficient and effective working environment.

After this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Design project organisational structures suitable for a range of projects and programmes of work
  • Understand the importance of and be able to draft terms of reference
  • Develop effective and efficient reporting protocols

Part 5: The importance and content of the project execution plan

We will review the content and critical importance of a robust and correct project execution plan including who should be involved in its preparation and the detail that the execution plan should contain.

After this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of a project execution plan
  • Prepare a PEP index for your projects or programmes of work
  • Populate and approve the PEP

Part 6: The importance of health and safety to the project manager

We will conclude with a session devoted to health and safety and the project managers role in its continual monitoring and management.

After this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Communicate health and safety requirements, and provide training where necessary
  • Understand the volume of health and safety legislation
  • Manage the implementation of health and safety initiatives

This 6-part course is a mix of free content and premium learning and to access the entire days training, a subscription will be needed prior to the event and the course will then be available on-demand for subscribers only

Part one begins at 9 AM on 11/4/2023 - register for free here

With subscriptions from just £25 per month this is a great way of accessing a library of subjects and training material together with whitepapers, templates and technical helpdesk support    Find out more

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