Advantages of doing a Post Graduation in Construction Management


Courses in Construction Management are gaining relevance in today’s world as the investments in infrastructure projects are now huge. Various Post Graduation programs are offered in Construction Management like M.Tech and M.Sc. The advantages of doing a Post Graduation course in Construction Management are discussed in the article.

Post Graduation Programs in Construction Management

Master of Science (M.Sc) in Construction Management is the basic Post Graduation Program offered in Construction Management. Master of Technology is the most in demand Post Graduation Program offered in Construction Management. National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) is the leading institute offering 2 year full time program in Construction Management. Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship offers 1 year program in Construction Management.

WLCI is another reputed institution offering distance program in Construction Management. Almost all IITs offer M.Tech programs in Construction Management. Certain other institutes like Karunya School of Management offer Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Construction Management.

Career Opportunities after Post Graduation in Construction Management

Infrastructure development companies offer employment opportunities for experts in the field of Construction Management. The graduates can look for employment opportunities in various infrastructure projects, air ports and organisations like NHAI. Railways and defense service also offer career openings for Construction Management graduates. Certain job profiles in which these graduates can work are:

  • Project manager
  • Chief Supervisor
  • Construction manager
  • Site Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Marketing Manager

Post graduates can look forward to earn good remuneration in the initial stage itself. Many organizations offer a starting salary of around Rs.15000/-to Rs.20000/- per month.

Knowledge gained by doing Post graduate program in Construction Management

Various subjects covered in the course curriculum of a post graduation program will help to build up the knowledge in various areas of construction and also exposes the students to the nuances of construction management. The main topics covered in the course curriculum of this program include:

  • Management in Organization
  • Personnel Management
  • Site Organization & Management
  • Techniques in Construction Projects
  • Quality Management
  • Construction and Environment
  • Contracts & Contracting
  • Construction Materials and Equipment Management
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Management Information Systems
  • Finance Management and Cost Accounting
  • Safety Management
  • Productivity

Skills developed while doing Post Graduation in Construction Management

This course helps a candidate to develop the basic understanding skills and also competencies essential for the efficient management of various large scale infrastructure projects and cost management of construction related operations. It also helps to enhance abilities of aspirants in the area of business analysis, financial analysis, people management and information technology.



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    shreepal n. shah: