Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Management is a programme predominantly offered to practising civil engineers to impart theoretical knowledge in concepts relating to the discipline of construction management. The programme entails ten compulsory courses and three optional courses and the students has to complete 12 courses (altogether 36 credits) for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma. The recommended duration for the completion of the programme is two years. Successful awardees may proceed to follow the Masters in Construction Management programme.
Core courses of the postgraduate programmes are:
Planning and Control in the construction Industry, Human Resources Management in the construction Industry, Financial Management and Taxation in the construction Industry, Estimating, tendering and marketing in the construction Industry, Construction contracts and claims, Law and the construction Industry, Construction productivity and quantitative techniques, Cost control and cash flow in the construction Industry, Management of the design phase and quality control, Management Information Systems for the construction Industry
Optional courses of the postgraduate programmes are:
Construction project appraisal, Construction plant management and construction safety, Real Estate and property Development