Effective Construction Managerial & Supervisory Skills

CodeStart DateEnd DateLocationVenuePriceLanguagesRegister
PM 136 - 0102-02-202006-02-20205 Stars HotelDubai$ 4950English Register
PM 136 - 0205-04-202009-04-20205 Stars HotelLondon$ 5950English Register
PM 136 - 0305-07-202009-07-20205 Stars HotelCairo$ 4950English Register
PM 136 - 0401-11-202005-11-20205 Stars HotelManama$ 4950English Register


Construction supervision is the culmination of events in a project’s lifecycle which encompasses feasibility, preliminary design, advanced design, procurement and construction. This course will feature the importance and relevance of efficient and practical strategies necessary to achieve competency for professionals involved in Construction Supervision.

For the successful delivery of projects, supervision teams have to understand the managerial and supervision skills, in addition to their technical knowledge, that they need to have. Construction job sites have to be managed and supervised well and risk free to ensure the likelihood of project success. There is potentially high risk and impact if it is not managed and supervised effectively. This course will feature:

  • Methods to meet deadlines and how to multitask at site
  • Innovative construction site supervision techniques to achieve project success
  • Practice in Construction project management techniques
  • Collaboration and coordination strategies
  • Understand crucial issues affecting project and site performance
  • Managing complex and challenging changes, claims and disputes

Who Should Attend?

Construction Engineers, Senior Construction Engineers, Construction Supervisors, Construction General Supervisors, Construction Project Managers, Engineering Technologists, Supervision Engineer, Inspection Engineers, Civil Inspectors, Foremen, Design Structural Engineers, Planners, Structural Engineers, Material Specialists, Quality Control and Quality Assurance Experts, Architects, Supervision Engineers, Team Leaders, Site Officers and Managers, Mechanical Engineers, Technical Professionals, Field Production Supervisor, Operation Engineers, Clients Representatives, New Construction Project Professionals, Site Engineers, Site Superintendents, Construction Managers, Cost Engineers.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Develop productive working relationships, manage changes, claims and resolve disputes
  • Learn cost control and progress payment administration
  • Assess and control work methods, resources and systems to meet site work requirements
  • Contribute to controlling work quality, progress and cost at Construction Site
  • Lead project meetings and manage the performance of teams and individuals

Course Outline:

Organization, Health and Safety

  • The participants: Owner, Contractor and subcontractors
  • Clear characteristics of roles and responsibilities
  • Contractual Issues and exposures in construction projects
  • Basic Safety Rules and Compliance, Jobsite Conditions and Hazards
  • Construction Equipment Safety 
  • Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability Compliance and Management

Navigating, Coordinating and Harmonizing with Key Site Players

  • Employer, Consultants, Contractors, Subcontractors coordination
  • Kick-off Meeting
  • Owner and Contractor's Meetings
  • Temporary buildings, utilities, services and confined spaces
  • Security and Hazard control
  • Team phases, development and harmonization – managing and matching expectations

Planning, Scheduling and Resources Commitment at Site

  • Master Schedule (Baseline): Bar chart, Network logic, Line-of-Balance
  • Critical Scheduling instruments, tools and techniques
  • Communicating and Updating Schedules
  • Information Gathering and Feeding back
  • Scheduling and Resourcing issues, challenges and way forward

Progress Control, Monitoring and Reporting

  • Managing anticipated and unanticipated risk at site
  • Factors Impacting Progress and Performance KPIs
  • Tracking and evaluating Time, Cost and Quality
  • Site Compliance and Corrective Action
  • Project Cash flow and progress payment

Changes, Claims, Counter Claims and Dispute Resolution

  • Causes of Change and how to effectively manage Changes
  • Claims, Counter Claims and Disputes
  • Negotiation Strategies to manage multiple Claims and Disputes
  • Complex Changes, Claims and Disputes management
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Tools and Techniques (Mediation and Arbitration)
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