Construction Project Information Systems Management

EQF Level 7

6 Credits (ECTS)

Construction Project Information Systems Management

TBC 2023
Module Type
AED 970
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)

Module Description

Construction projects, of whatever complexity, involve a varying number of stakeholders – project owners, project team members, architects, engineers, contractors and facility managers. The construction industry faces constant challenges of limited manpower, tight budgets, conflicting requests and accelerated schedules. The managing, dissemination, logging and updating of all the information and keeping stakeholders updated with the latest information is a complex process and needs to be carried out diligently and in a structured manner, will result in errors, project delays and additional costs. When such systems tend to be cumbersome, most users will tend to circumvent the processes and revert to ad-hoc and uncontrolled information sharing. Construction managers need to have a sound knowledge of the effectiveness and importance of good project information management systems and the ability to implement and manage such systems. These can vary from simple lists and schedules to more sophisticated web-based organisation-wide software packages for use with larger and complex projects. The aim in all cases however is the coherent organisation of the information One of the most interesting emerging advancement is Building Information Modelling (BIM) – a process that generates and manages computer-based models of buildings and other structures, and helps to bridge the information gap between the project owners, design team, contractors and facilities managers.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following: 

  • Level 6 degree in a related field; 


  • Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a managerial role 


Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to construction, and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management within the industry. 


Target Audience

This course is targeted at professionals with supervisory and/or middle management experience in the construction industry who wish to have a more thorough background in the subject in order to further advance their careers , namely:  

  • architects and civil engineers 
  • mechanical and electrical building services engineers  
  • project managers and coordinators 
  • project owners 

The target group can be extended to groups working within the construction industry, such as logistics managers, maintenance managers and facilities managers. 

Career Paths

This programme aims to prepare you for senior posts within the industry, such as that of construction manager, head of the construction department or construction director of any construction organisation both in the private and public sector.  

How you’ll be assessed

You will complete a combination of written and practical assessments, which will vary depending on the module choices you make. You can expect to complete coursework and exams, as well as presentations and reports.


Module Intake Dates

TBC 2023
AED 970

Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Construction Management as presented in this brochure costs $10,450.*

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.**

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.

** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

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