Construction Project Administration & Site Management

Code : PM006
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Why Attend This Training Course?
The field of construction management is heterogeneous and enormously complex. There are several major classifications of construction that differ markedly from each other: housing, nonresidential building, heavy, highway, utility, and industrial projects. Such projects involve much time and expense, and close management control of them is required if they are to be completed within the established time and cost limitations. A construction manager is in charge of the overall planning and control of a project; this demands a command of many skills. The Construction Project Administration & Site Management training course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge of the regulatory, insurance, management, safety, estimating, and environmental aspects of the construction management industry.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is designed for Construction Engineers and Supervisors, Contracts, Project Engineers, as well as Site Managers.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Acquire knowledge and problem solving skills to determine costs for construction activities and projects
  • Apply time value money concepts for evaluation of alternatives
  • Evaluate project schedules and cost performance
  • Develop professionally and acquire new and relevant knowledge to enhance professional growth
  • Interpret construction material properties and standards
  • Perform managerial functions

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Design/Construction Process
  • Project participants
  • Construction administration
  • Control of quality in construction
  • The partnering concept
  • Job site analysis
  • Responsibility and authority
  • Resident project representative an inspector
  • Lines of authority on construction projects
Documentation: Records and Reports
  • Files and records
  • Construction reports diary
  • Who should maintain diaries and daily reports?
  • Documentation of intermittent inspection
  • Documentation of dangerous safety hazards/warnings
  • Contractors' submittals
Specifications and Drawings
  • Conflicts due to drawings and specification
  • Unenforceable phrases
  • Content and component parts of specifications
  • CSI specifications format
  • Allowances and tolerances in specifications
  • Using the specifications in control administration
  • General conditions of the construction contract
  • Materials and equipment
  • The contractor and subcontractors
  • Shop drawings & samples
  • Disapproving or stopping the work
  • Order of precedence of the contract documents
Construction Safety
  • OSHA and construction safety
  • General responsibility for construction safety
  • Safety requirements in construction contracts.
  • Meetings and negotiations
  • Types of meeting in construction
  • Handling yourself at a meeting 
  • Preconstruction conference
  • In-house decision–making meetings
Risk Allocation and Liability Sharing
  • Risk management
  • Identification and nature of construction risks
  • Contractual allocation of risk
  • Who should accept what risks?
  • Types of risks and allocations of those risks
  • Minimizing risks and losses
Preconstruction Operations
  • Constructability analysis
  • Prequalification of bids
  • Opening, acceptance, and documentation of bid
  • Development of a quality control / assurance program
  • Inspection and testing
Planning for Construction
  • Planning for construction
  • Construction schedules as related to building costs
  • Scheduling methods
  • Network diagrams
  • Specifying CPM for a project
Construction Operations
  • Authority and responsibility of all parties
  • Time of inspection and tests
  • Contractors' submittals
  • Suspension or termination of work
Value Engineering
  • Fundamental of value engineering
  • Fast diagram
  • Methodology in applying value engineering
  • Steps job plan
Measurement and Payment
  • Construction progress payments
  • Approval of payment requests
  • Evaluation of contractor's payment requests
  • Liquidated damages during construction
  • Standard contract provisions for measurement and payment
 Construction materials and workmanship
  • Materials and methods of construction
  • Requests for submission of materials
  • Inspection of materials delivered to the site
  • Rejection of faulty material
  • Construction equipment and methods
Claims and disputes
  • Five principles of contract administration
  • Claims and disputes
  • Differences between the parties
  • Resolving for claims defense
  • The use of project records in litigation
  • Alternative methods of dispute resolution
  • Arbitration or litigation
Project Closeout
  • Acceptance of the work
  • Guarantee period
  • Contract time
  • Liquidated damages for delay
  • Cleanup
  • The snag
  • Punch list
  • Preparation for closeout
  • As-built / drawings record
  • Post completion evaluation
  • Manual of operations
  • Monitoring remedial work
Course Details
Personal Details
ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

21 - 24 Mar
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
4 Sessions
22 - 25 Aug
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
4 Sessions
26 - 29 Dec
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
4 Sessions

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