To me, a building – if it’s beautiful – is the love of one man, he’s made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that

–Martha Graham

Make a Career in the Future of Management

Why MBA in in Construction Management

In India, construction industry is in the starting phase and hence offers vast opportunities to construction management professionals. During the fiscals 2020 to 2025, sectors such as Energy (24%), Roads (19%), Urban (16%), and Railways (13%) amount to around 70% of the projected capital expenditure in infrastructure in India. The NIP was announced in the Union Budget, and is aimed at helping India become a $5 trillion economy by 2025.

1. Plethora of Opportunities

Post Graduate candidates specializing in Construction Management could become planning engineers, Project Manager, Controllers and Monitors, Procurement and Coordination Executives, Project Cost Estimator, Project Risk Manager, Project Quality Manager, Project Leader, Project Scheduler, Assistant Managers and Planning Managers in construction companies in collaboration with specialists such as architects, structural engineers, electrical engineers, sustainability experts, finance experts, and others. Job opportunities are plenty in Large Development Companies, International Consulting Firms, Multi-national Firms, Government Sector Organizations & Construction Firms

2. Huge Scope

Total project capital expenditure in infrastructure sectors in India during the fiscals 2020 to 2025 is projected at over Rs 102 lakh crore. According to Project Management Institute report,(Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027) “India will require 70 lakhs new project (construction)managers in next 10 years. India will emerge as the fastest growing country in the world for project management-oriented employment”.

3. Core Skill

As per a research as many as 97% graduate engineers are seeking jobs either in software engineering or core engineering. However, only 3 percent of graduate engineers have the necessary skills to be employed in the product or software market, and close to just 7 percent can handle core engineering tasks.

Faculty Profile

Eminent professionals from the industry will share their experiences and enable the aspiring students to broaden their vision. Technical talks will be conducted by very senior people from the construction industry.

Candidate Eligibility

Graduates in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Design Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation. Working professionals may apply too.

Course Module

MBA in Construction Management is covered in 4 semesters. Though classroom learning is given emphasis during the course, students are required to undergo live site visits and do mini projects at various construction project sites for which the information gathered from business/industry is analyzed and presented in the form of reports. Important project management tools like Primavera, MSP, MS Excel sessions will be provided to the student to equip them for better managing skills of the projects. Every student in the final semester of the programme is required to undertake a project assignment under the guidance of a faculty supervisor. The student should choose a topic on which primary data is to be gathered and analyzed in order to prepare a dissertation, which is evaluated by a panel of experts.

The table below lists the subjects taught in MBA in Construction Management syllabus.

Semester – I

  • Principles & Practices of Financial Management
  • Principles & Practices of Supply Chain Management
  • Basic Concepts & Models in Construction Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management for Construction Industry
  • Construction  Contract Management & Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Material and Equipment Management
  • Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations
  • Quantitative Methods in Management
  • Professional Communication

Semester – II

  • Construction(Project) Finance Management & Cost Control
  • Construction Methods & Technology
  • Managing Risks in Construction Projects
  • Business Development
  • Project Quality & Safety Management
  • The Legal Environment of Construction Projects
  • Information Technology and Systems for Project Management
  • Project Monitoring Techniques
  • Rural Roads & Bridge Construction Management
  • Power Generation & Grid Infrastructure Construction & Management
  • Cable Network & Radio Tower Construction Management
  • Signalling Infrastructure Technology Management

Semester – III

  • Managing Infrastructure Projects
  • Public Private Partnership in Infrastructure Development
  • Real Estate Development, Marketing & Management
  • Project Analytics – application of statistical methods in Project Mgt.
  • Airport Infrastructure Construction & Management
  • Railways Infrastructure Systems Construction & Management
  • Marine & Shipbuilding Construction Systems, Technology & Management
  • Bridge & Flyover Construction  Technology & Management
  • Highways Development & Maintenance Systems & Management
  • IT, Electronics & Communications Infrastructure Management

Electives for Semester-IV

  • Management of Oil and Gas Projects
  • Management of Underground Construction and Marine Structures
  • Geography Information Systems and Remote Sensing
  • Port Infrastructure Construction & Management
  • Airport Infrastructure Construction & Management
  • Management of Oil and Gas Projects
  • Management of Underground Construction and Marine Structures
  • Geography Information Systems and Remote Sensing
  • Port Infrastructure Construction & Management
  • Construction Machinery Supply Chain & Cost Management

Semester – IV