Coventry University program

Project and System Management

Explore integrative functions of project management, including project plan development and execution and change control.

This program is part of the MSc Construction Management with BIM degree offered by Coventry University

Explore the key principles and concepts of project management

This program should develop your ability to use a range of techniques in the management of construction industry projects and should help you apply your critical understanding of the project process.

Topics covered include scope, time, cost, quality, risk and soft system methodology.


5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry University secured a gold rating in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the University of the Year for Student Experience 2019 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

  • Coventry University

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion, you should be able to:

  • Develop a project plan that translates the project scope into specific objectives and articulates the project process for a typical construction-related project. This should include a critical appraisal of construction procurement strategies

  • Apply time and budgetary analysis techniques to a project to provide an activity-based breakdown of the work using planning software. This includes a critical assessment of the human and physical resource needs

  • Develop and critically evaluate a quality management procedure that includes QA/QC requirements for monitoring conformance

  • Propose and perform a risk assessment of a construction-related project

  • Demonstrate alternative views of managing projects based on alternative project management methodologies

  • Critically evaluate environmental sustainability issues relating to the management of construction projects

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