Construction Business Environment, Certificate

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This module has been drawn from our suite of Construction Management masters programmes. It will provide you with an enhanced understanding of the complex economic and financial environments within which construction organisations operate.

The course will:

  • Develop your understanding of the strategic requirements and capabilities required to plan and manage a business in complex environments.
  • Explore the social, cultural and political and organisational differences between peoples in order to improve understanding and reduce cultural barriers, whilst valuing and maintaining the rich diversity of cultures and languages.
  • Develop ethical and corporate social responsibility in the constructio…

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This module has been drawn from our suite of Construction Management masters programmes. It will provide you with an enhanced understanding of the complex economic and financial environments within which construction organisations operate.

The course will:

  • Develop your understanding of the strategic requirements and capabilities required to plan and manage a business in complex environments.
  • Explore the social, cultural and political and organisational differences between peoples in order to improve understanding and reduce cultural barriers, whilst valuing and maintaining the rich diversity of cultures and languages.
  • Develop ethical and corporate social responsibility in the construction business environment.
  • Develop necessary skills and strengths to enable you to analyse financially construction company accounts, such as to diagnose specific financial problem areas within such companies and to prescribe satisfactory financially-based solutions for them.
  • Provide you with frameworks that can be used to assess and compare practical aids to decision-making in business.

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Content:

  • business strategy overview and the strategic management process
  • environmental analysis of the construction context
  • internal organisational analysis
  • construction market analysis and marketing
  • strategic options selection and implementation
  • managing change
  • national and organisational social and cultural perceptions of construction related industries and professions, ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • financial analysis and planning
  • analysis and evaluation of financial statements
  • financial planning in recessionary, inflationary and cyclical environments including influences on construction companies
  • corporate financial management, working capital, cost of capital and capital markets
  • risk measurement and portfolio performance
  • international business and the financing requirements of national, international and multinational construction companies
  • financial planning and control of a construction-based project
  • estimating, planning and controlling the total investment
  • cash flow prediction and management.
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