Certificate in Construction Law, Procurement and Finance (Online)

  • NFQ Level 9
  • Credits 15
  • Course Code N/A
  • Award Special Purpose Award
  • Duration 1

Course Summary

The varying and complex nature of the construction industry has led to an increase in demand for managers with the skills to analyse, manage and solve intricate problems that often arise on major projects. Designed to address this demand, this accredited, part-time Certificate in Construction Law, Procurement and Finance is particularly suitable if you have an interest in the commercial aspects of the construction industry and would like the confidence to operate in the challenging environment of contractual arrangements.

This 15 credit certificate will provide the participants with in depth knowledge and skills relating to construction commercial awareness and finance risks. This course will be delivered fully online part time, normally over one Semester.

This course provides the participants with an overview and understanding of the construction procurement processes and commercial risk management relating to construction contract law and finance risk management. The course aims to provide the participant with the skills and practical experience to plan and manage these key risks within the construction sector. . As the construction industry and project delivery become ever more complex awareness of the key commercial risk is must. This course is ideal for both recently qualified graduates within the construction industry who wish to specialise in this growing area and also experienced employees looking to up skill to meet the coming challenges.

 

 

 

Key Course Information

The Certificate in Construction Law, Procurement and Finance is a 15 credit programme offered via online distance learning through live lectures (which are also recorded for revision etc) over a period of one year on a part-time basis. The programme consists of three subject modules. The student can complete the course of 15 credits at their own pace over a number of years subject to availability of modules. Online lectures, programme materials, innovative learning, web-links and assessments will be uploaded to a Moodle course management system. Examinations can also be undertaken online, with no requirement to visit the campus.

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2020

Entry Requirements

Candidates will be expected to hold a minimum second-class honours degree Level 8 qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent. As this programme caters for all professions, any Level 8 qualification will be considered.

Applicants with other qualifications and with relevant work experience may also be considered through IT Sligo’s Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process/

Career Opportunities

As the construction industry and project delivery become ever more complex awareness of the key commercial risk is must. This course is ideal for recently qualified graduates within the construction industry and experienced employees looking to up skill to meet the coming challenges.

The construction industry worldwide is in a stage of growth and change regarding project complexity, delivering efficiency and risk management. Participants who complete the course will have a strong understanding of the trending within the industry based key performance indicator and key risks regarding construction law, procurement and finance . This provides the participant opportunities to promote their career within a growing the industry.

Further Study

Research Master -MSc in Project Management 

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Did you know?

As the Construction Law, Procurement and Finance is embedded within the Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management and MSc in Project Management, graduates with this Certificate would have three module exemptions from the twelve modules required for these courses.

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Programme Fees

Total programme enrolled fee is €2,250

Modules can be undertaken separately, at a cost per module of €750.

Per 5 credit module €750

Course Format

Semester 1

TitleCredits
Construction Contract Law05
Contracts and Procurement05

Semester 2

TitleCredits
Construction Economics and Finance05