Industry Specific Courses

- Construction Leadership and Management Training

Course Overview:
This course will provide construction managers and professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to lead and manage construction projects effectively. The course will cover a range of topics essential to effective leadership in the construction industry, including project management principles, team building, conflict resolution, and communication strategies. Upon completion of this course, participants will have a better understanding of how to successfully lead and manage construction projects from start to finish.

Course Objectives:

-To learn basic principles of project management as they relate to construction projects. -To understand the importance of team building in the construction industry. -To learn effective strategies for resolving conflicts that may arise during construction projects. -To develop better communication skills to improve project coordination and leadership. -To learn how to successfully lead and manage construction projects from start to finish. Who Should Attend: This course is designed for construction managers, professionals, and anyone who wants to learn more about effective leadership in the construction industry.

What are the requirements or prerequisites for taking your course? There are no prerequisites for taking the CLP. The program is open to anyone who wants to learn more about construction leadership. How long does it take to complete the program? The program can be completed in as little as 12 weeks. However, participants have up to 24 weeks to complete all of the courses and assignments.

Course Curriculum:


Strategic leadership:

  • Effective leadership styles

  • Team and group effectiveness

  • Influencing others, the professions, society

  • International, national and organisational social and cultural perceptions of construction-related industries and the professions

  • Ethics and corporate social responsibility

Business strategy overview and the strategic management process:

  • Environmental analysis of the construction context

  • Internal organisational analysis

  • Construction sector analysis

  • Strategic options

  • Selection and implementation

  • Managing and implementing change

Communications for Construction Site Managers:

  • The communications process

  • The Construction Site Manager as communicator

  • Construction communication methods and media

  • Effective meetings

  • Presentations to groups

  • Construction report writing

  • Working with the news media

Construction Management & Psychology:

  • Perception

  • Motivation

  • Stress management in construction workers

  • Conflict and negotiation in construction

  • Organisational behaviour

  • Construction workers attitudes

Introduction to Project Management:

  • The role of the Construction Project Manager

  • What is a project?

  • Project life cycles

  • Project organisation structures

  • Work breakdown structures

  • Network diagrams

  • Gantt charts

  • Critical path analysis

  • Construction contracts

  • Procurement

  • Tendering

  • Construction programming

  • Cost control

  • Quality management

  • Construction claims

  • Risk management

  • Project close-out

Site Safety Management:

  • An introduction to safety in construction

  • Identifying hazards

  • Assessing risks

  • Controlling risks

  • Monitoring and review

  • Accident and incident investigation

  • Safety training

  • Emergency procedures

  • Working at heights

  • Hazardous materials

  • Excavation work

  • Confined spaces

Organising and controlling the construction workforce:

  • Human resources in construction

  • The construction labour market

  • Recruitment and selection in construction

  • Training and development in construction

  • Performance appraisal in construction worker

  • Industrial relations in construction.

Site Administration & Regulatory Environment:

  • Construction site administration

  • Construction permits and approvals

  • Construction site security

  • Enviromental impact of construction

  • Sustainability in construction

  • Hello and Welcome
  • Construction Management and Leadership Essentials
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever