CHOOSE BY SPECIALTY
1. Construction Management
The construction industry today isconstantly challenged to deliver performance and reliability in all aspects of a project. The Construction Project Management (CM) is a highly sought after professional skill that focuses on using specialised project management techniques to oversee the full life cycle of a project. This encompasses the planning, design, and construction of a project,
The purpose of CM is to control a project's time, cost, and quality. CM is compatible with all project delivery systems, including design-bid-build, design-build, CM At-Risk, and Public Private Partnerships.
2. Quantity Surveying
Careers in quantity surveying are all about managing costs, ensuring that high-quality structures are built as economically as possible. A quantity surveyor can be involved in every stage of the project, depending on whether he/she works for a consultant or for a contractor.
A quantity surveyor is expected to have a detailed and comprehensive knowledge of construction and construction methods, as well as the laws relating to construction projects and accounting, in order to provide cost analysis and financial advice. As construction cost consultant, the primary role is to ensure that clients obtain value for the money they invested in a project.
3. Facilities Management
Facilities management encompasses a range of disciplines and services to ensure the functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of a built environment - buildings and grounds, infrastructure and real estate.
Facilities management is divided into two basic areas: Hard Facilities Management (Hard FM) and Soft Facilities Management (Soft FM). Hard FM deals with physical assets such as plumbing, heating and cooling, elevators. Soft FM focuses on tasks performed by people such as custodial services, lease accounting, catering, security, grounds keeping.
Facilities management include operational activities such as:
Operations and maintenance
Emergency management and business continuity
Environmental stewardship and sustainability
Human factors and ergonomics
Real estate and property management