Fundamentals of Infrastructure Design Management

Design Management

Full title:
Fundamentals of Infrastructure Design Management
Training hours: 0.8 hours (50 min)
Level: Introductory
Language: English, with translations in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Portuguese, and Spanish

EUR 80 per participant
Important: Please note that registration is only possible with credit card payment, and please select STRIPE at checkout for direct access to the course.

Course description:
This 45-minute on-demand learning course is designed to enhance your core design management skills in the engineering and infrastructure sector. As there is an increasing demand for consulting engineers and infrastructure professionals who possess a deep understanding of design management techniques. This course aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to positively impact projects by improving design planning, leadership and cohesion throughout the design and construction management process. By implementing these techniques, you can increase the quality and efficacy of the overall design over the project’s lifecycle. Moreover, this course examines current and future trends in the world of design management. You will explore topics such as user-centred design, Artificial Intelligence and sustainability, gaining insights into how these areas intersect with the discipline of design management.

Who should attend:
Aspiring Design Managers, Construction Managers, Engineers contributing to design, Project Managers, Project Administrators, Aspiring Project Managers, and anyone contributing to or impacted by infrastructure projects.

Topics covered:
By the end of the session, participants will have a fundamental level understanding of:
• Defining Design Management as a global discipline
• What is Design Management?
• Design Management vs Project Management
• The Rise of Design Management
• Exploring what can go wrong when Design Management isn’t applied.
• The role of a Design Manager
• Core technical, leadership and commercial skills and competencies
• Design thinking and accessibility
• Sustainability and value for money
• Artificial Intelligence and virtual reality

Learning outcomes:
1. Discussed the discipline of Design Management and its use on multidisciplinary infrastructure projects
2. Identified the technical, behavioural, and commercial aspects of Design Management
3. Evaluated Design Management approaches based on examples and case studies
4. Planned to utilize Design Management techniques as applicable

Teaching method:
This course is delivered in an on-demand format, allowing you the flexibility to access the content whenever and wherever suits you best. The course materials comprise engaging case studies, real-world examples, and interactive exercises, ensuring an immersive learning experience. Additionally, a final quiz at the end of the course enables you to assess your comprehension and reinforce your understanding of the topics covered.

More Info:
Participants will have access to the course for 48 hours after the first access date.

Admission criteria

No prior knowledge is required. This online course requires a good level of English and access to a computer with an internet connection.

Official FIDIC certificate

FIDIC will provide a Certificate of Completion to all participants who successfully watched the course video, passed the quiz and completed the on-demand course evaluation.

Optional further certification

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Content on the eLearning platform

Participants will have access to the course for 48 hours after the first access date.

Registration Deadline: 30/11/2023
Delivery Method: Online-On-Demand
Language: English
Level: Foundation
Duration: 0.8 hours