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In today's environment, simply having the relevant qualifications is not enough to guarantee success for a professional in the property and construction sectors. Nowadays it is important to be able to demonstrate a level of flexibility to deal with the conflicting challenges within projects and teams.

Construction Study Centre have developed a range of courses specifically aimed at giving a rounded development of the typical construction or property professional. Whether it's a refresher on project management, developing your negotiation skills, gaining a better understanding of financial issues or learning to deliver excellence in construction procurement we will have courses that can benefit key individuals and teams.

Browse the courses below or try our search box in the top right corner to find the right course.

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For the full list of all current management courses see below:
Courses 1 to 5 of 5

50 Things Every PM Needs to Know - The Project Management Bootcamp

Category: Project Management & Soft Skills
Potential and current Project Managers will be equipped with an armoury of PM knowledge on this 1-day course. A must-have for all Project Managers, this course not only covers principle skills of PM, such as programming, stakeholder management, working structures and project monitoring, but also provides a wealth of key tips to get ahead in PM.

Highly qualified speakers will guide delegates through the course, providing real, anecdotal evidence of what to do to be a successful Project Manager, and what not to do!

Benefits of this course:
• Get to grips with the technical jargon, buzzwords and acronyms in Project Management
• Feel confident engaging with Project Managers and construction professionals
• Understand how to be a dynamic, self-assured Project Management
• Benefit from a post-seminar helpline facility

Public Course Delegate Rate: £375 plus VAT
Available - 6 Dates

A Winner's Guide to Communication and Negotiation Skills

This 1 day interactive course will appeal to professionals dealing with simple and complex negotiations and wishing to actively avoid legal claims. Delegates will learn how to prepare for the unexpected, win from a weak position and create relationships that work despite conflict. They will be given a series of practical tips and techniques and have the chance to perfect their skills in a safe but realistic environment.

This course will appeal to both newer negotiators, who are beginning to work with contracts, and to more experienced professionals, who are seeking to review and sharpen their skills.

Benefits of this course:
• Understand negotiation and communication skills
• Gain knowledge of the issues within negotiation and communication
• Learn the tools and tips needed for success
• Get to grips with resolving conflict
• Benefit from a post seminar help line
Public Course Delegate Rate: £295 plus VAT
No scheduled dates currently available. In-house only.

Effective communication & negotiation skills for construction and property professionals

This RECENTLY UP-DATED 1 DAY COURSE is for construction and property professionals wishing to rapidly build their power and impact in negotiations, pitches and business meetings.

It will give you the skills and confidence to write, present and get the best deal for yourself and your company.

There will be interactive group work to bring out your issues and deal with them safely in a dynamic and energetic atmosphere. This training session will be fast, fun and informative.

• Matthew Hill
Matthew Hill is an author, broadcaster and master trainer with more than 10 year’s experience of coaching people like you to reach their goals, improve the quality of their lives and find their voice to influence and assert their wishes.

He has worked with such companies as Tesco, General Electric, Vodafone and Mercedes Benz.


* Fantasic ideas and approaches
* Excellent - I was very pleasantly surprised !
Public Course Delegate Rate: £280 plus VAT
No scheduled dates currently available. In-house only.

First Principles of Planning and Scheduling

This is a new Foundation level course. The course will be based around standard Planning and Scheduling techniques and methodologies.

The inclusion of the practical application of techniques, via training exercises, is paramount to delegates gaining an understanding of the basic calculations and results that computer based systems so readily generate. All training exercises will be manual (pen, paper, flip chart etc.) followed by delegate discussion on results. No specific computer based toolsets) will be utilised although examples of available toolsets will be discussed briefly towards the end of the course.

Benefits of this course:
• To appreciate the importance and benefits of a good quality planning process to the overall success of a project.
• To understand the basic principles of Plan and Schedule development.
• To understand the inter-relationship(s) between scope, time, resource requirements and performance as part of an integrated planning approach.
• Consider the impact of ‘Change’ on the Schedule and Resource Requirements/Availability
• Benefit from a post seminar helpline
Public Course Delegate Rate: £298 plus VAT
No scheduled dates currently available. In-house only.

ISO 9001:2015 Foundation and Internal QMS Auditor Training

Category: Contract and Law
Purpose and benefits of a quality management system
•Purpose of Annex SL, Appendix 2 and its use by standards writers
•The structure and content of ISO 9001:2015 and its relationship with ISO 9000:2015
•The requirements of ISO 9001:2015
•Role of internal audit in the maintenance and improvement of quality management systems
•Role and responsibilities of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an internal quality management system audit, in accordance with ISO19011.
Public Course Delegate Rate: £1095 plus VAT
No scheduled dates currently available. In-house only.

Courses 1 to 5 of 5

JCT suite of contracts revisions: 2016 editions to replace the 2011 editions

24/01/17 11:06:09
2016 saw many revisions in the contracting world, most noticeably was the JCT suite of contracts which had 2016 editions to replace the 2011 editions. The new editions feature:
- Fair Payment, transparency and BIM
- CDM Regulations 2015
- Public Contracts Regulations 2015,
- Fair Payment principles, simplification and consolidation of payment provisions
- Easier third party arrangements including performance bond
- Insurance of Existing Structures cover for Contractors, Further changes to improve
- Named Specialists

2016 also saw the issue of the THE SOCIETY OF CONSTRUCTION LAW DELAY AND DISRUPTION PROTOCOL 2nd Edition, all be it as a consultation draft.

The 2nd Edition of the Pre Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes was also launched in 2016. It is similar in many ways to it’s predecessor, with the main change being the new edition introduces a Protocol Referee Procedure where by TeCSA appoint a referee who provides a binding Decision.

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