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Master in Construction Management

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy

This course fosters theoretical knowledge and practical skills to manage the social, technological, financial, and environmental challenges facing the construction industry.

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60 Credits (ECTS)

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This course is delivered completely online, through a combination of pre-recorded lectures followed by extensive learning materials along with dedicated Personal Tutor support. The students gain the flexibility of learning while maintaining access to face time with the tutors through the synchronous live online sessions.

Highlights of this course are:

  • This is a 60 ECTS Masters program from GMU, Italy.  It comprises six modules along with Research and Dissertation.
  • GMU, Italy, accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy, is a member of the Bologna Process in European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and is also a NARIC approved university.
  • The course delivery and assessments are based on real-life situations and application which will directly benefit the learner to improve their performance at their workplace.
  • It teaches the learner how to successfully organise and plan complex construction projects, diagnose corporate problems, and manage project teams, procurement, finance and risk.
  • Additional certification is Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Project Management from Cambridge International Qualifications, UK .
  • Option to attend the annual convocation conducted by the University in Italy.
     
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$4400 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 Months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, PG Diploma, CMI Certification

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Completely Online

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Accreditations

Ministry of Education, Italy

Course Modules & Fee

The entire course comprises 6 modules and 1 capstone project. We follow a Pay as you Go Scheme which means you pay per module. 

Module Fee

$2400($400 per module, total 6 Modules)

Dissertation Fee

$1000(for Dissertation Guidance and Assessment, $500 installments)

Degree Certification Fees

$1000(Upon completion of course, to claim the Degree)

Total Fee

$4400

CIQ Diploma Fee

$300(optional ,Upon completion of course)

Certified Manager from CMI, UK

$300Optional

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$4400 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 Months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, PG Diploma, CMI Certification

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Completely Online

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Accreditations

Ministry of Education, Italy

Admission requirement

Academic Route

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (or academic equivalent) in any subject.

Mature Entry Route

N/A

English Language Proficiency

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

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$4400 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 Months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, PG Diploma, CMI Certification

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Completely Online

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Accreditations

Ministry of Education, Italy

Why Athena?

Flexible

At Athena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With Athena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

Athena Global Education has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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$4400 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 Months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, PG Diploma, CMI Certification

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Completely Online

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Accreditations

Ministry of Education, Italy

Partners of this Programme

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy

Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU) is based in Rome, Italy and it is the first Italian Open University recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). It appears among the 25 top performers worldwide in the categories of the U-Multirank ranking system for open access publications, international joint publications, and regional joint publications

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Message from Rector

Prof. Alessandra Briganti

Guglielmo Marconi University, modeled around education and research, promotes innovative ICT-based educational methodologies, stimulating students to develop high cognitive and practical competencies. The strong point of this educational system is the focus on the current educational demands required by the ever-changing working environment. By considering these developments, GMU offers students high-quality market-oriented courses. We have been continuously growing our presence around the world through many strategic partnerships during past years and the Westford Education Group was one of the major partnerships which have been very successful since 2015.

Athena Global Education is a new venture of Westford Education Group. A future-ready education solution, Athena Global Education utilizes the latest technology aimed at improving the students’ experience. We are happy to have partnered for this new project and are eager to expand our partnership into different domains. The association with Westford Group has produced hundreds of graduates in past years and we look forward to enhancing the portfolio and providing access to education around the world.

We welcome the students of Athena Global Education to our qualifications and wish them the very best in their future endeavors

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Message from the Dean

Dr. Rainer Masera

GMU Business School, Italy

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world. 

 

 

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Chartered Management Institute, UK

Chartered Management Institute, backed by royal charter is the only Chartered body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. CMI’s management qualifications are recognized throughout the UK and Europe and provide a progressive framework that enables one to develop and broaden management skills. Their qualifications are designed in consultation with employers to meet today's demands and therefore it is valued by them.


 

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Step 1 :Register for a free trial

Register for a 7-Day Trial and get complete access to the first module of this program for 7 days without any obligations.

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Step 2 :Submit online enrollment form

For Masters & Doctorate Program, you need to make a quick online application. For Certifications & Diplomas, you can enroll directly by making payment for 1st module.

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Step 3 : Pay & Start

Once your applications is approved, you will be able to start right away by making fee payment from your student portal 

Why this Course ?

1 Broad career opportunities

The Master in Construction Management prepares students for careers in construction, engineering, industrial management, and project management. They acquire advanced project management and leadership skills specific to the field. Construction Management has broad career opportunities.

2 Acquire specialized knowledge

The learner gathers a strategic overview of construction management issues as well as a comprehensive knowledge of advanced project management techniques. The course provides you with specialized skills related to the theoretical, evaluative, and research frameworks that underpin the construction profession thereby enabling you to advance in your career.
 

3 Efficient problem solving

Earning a Masters in Construction Management will not only secure you a high-paying position and job stability but also help you to expand your expertise in the construction trade. It will allow you to become an efficient problem solver as you lead organizations – and ultimately transform the world we live in.

Course Resources

For more detailed information about the course, please click on the links below.

What You Learn

This is your expected skill development and learning from the program

Module 1

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Human Resource Management & Leadership

Duration: 21 to 60 Days

This course is designed to develop an understanding about the contemporary practices of human resource management.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 2

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Finance for Managers

Duration: 21 to 60 Days

The course covers various concepts and techniques which would help the learner in making financial and investing decisions.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 3

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Strategic Project Management and Implementation

Duration: 21 to 60 Days

The module provides a clear understanding about the various phases of project management, strategies on how to successfully carry out a project and about the emerging trends in project management.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 4

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Sustainability & Business

Duration: 21 to 60 Days

The module will critically review sustainability challenges and opportunities for organizations in a global context

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 5

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Building Services Engineering Management

Duration: 21 to 60 Days

The Module is designed to provide an understanding of the various elements and processes in managing a building and how these can be optimized to make them environment friendly.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 6

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Environment, Health and Safety Management

Duration: 21 to 60 Days

The Module gives a critical understanding of the Safety, Health and Environment management tools and techniques and also about the different standards and legislation, which are required to be followed.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 7

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Research and Dissertation

Duration: 3 to 6 months

This module will teach students to create a usable data product through which they can integrate, synthesize, and demonstrate all their data science knowledge in a multi-faceted way to potential employers. Projects will be drawn from real-world situations.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 12 ECTS

How You Learn

Scientifically developed learning pedagogy, which ensures quality and effective learning experience for the learners. We ensure a seamless learning experience for students with varying levels of expertise on the subject matter.

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What You Get

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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Master in Construction Management issued by Guglielmo Marconi University . (view sample)

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60 ECTS Masters Degree Transcript issued by GMU . (view sample)

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Postgraduate Diploma In Construction Project Management issued by Cambridge International Qualifications . (view sample)

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Certified Manager Certification issued by Chartered Management Institute, UK . (view sample)

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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It is really easy to start with us. You can register for this course with minimum details and get access to one of the modules of this course for 7 days. During this period, you may enroll in this course by submitting the required documents and making a module fee.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learners wishing to be admitted to the Masters program should satisfy the following requirements
1. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university (or academic equivalent)in any subject.
2. Acceptable level of English
If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a Bachelor's degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.
All applicants are required to upload the following documents in order to be eligible for admissions:

Proof of having earned a Bachelor's Degree - such as a Degree Certificate. If the documents are not in English, official translations should be submitted.
The final transcript of Bachelor's Degree.
A copy of the government-issued photo identity card.
If you do not have a Bachelor's degree, you can still apply through the mature entry route. You will have to upload an updated resume along with the relevant work experience letters issued by your employer/s. You may also be contacted by our faculty for a telephone interview in order to ascertain your eligibility for the program.
Follow these steps to formally enroll in the Masters program :

1. Register on Athena Global Education for a free 7-day trial.
2. Upload all the documents as required under the 'Eligibility Criteria' to the learning portal by clicking on 'Enroll Now' on the learning dashboard.
3. The academic panel will then review your documents and if found to be eligible, send you an 'Admission Offer Letter'.
4. On receiving the 'Admission Offer Letter', you can pay for one module (or one "course" if you are an American).
5. You can pay for multiple modules together if you like. However, you will be given access to subsequent module content only after completing the previous module.
Once your payment is confirmed, you will be sent an official 'Admission Letter' along with a receipt for the amount paid. You will also get access to the Assignment related documents in the 'Project Details' section.

If you are unsure about your eligibility or if you do not have a Bachelor's degree, then contact us at support@athena.edu and attach the relevant documents in your email. You won't be asked to make a payment until we determine you are eligible to be admitted.
Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of the first module (or "course" in the American system) where you can access the learning materials and the e-library. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program by paying fees for the first module. In order to be eligible for admission, you must upload all the eligibility-related documents on the learning portal and subsequently must have received an 'Offer of Admission' letter.
This Master's degree is awarded by GMU, Italy which is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy.
GMU, Italy is NARIC Approved providing it international recognition. The university is also part of the Bologna Process, which allows the academic recognition of qualifications all across Europe.
The main attraction is its Flexible Duration. You can complete the program in as less as 9 months or extend it to 24 Months depending on your pace of study.
Online - Program delivery is completely online. The online program will let you achieve this qualification without having to take a break from your career.
Personal Tutor Support - While the program is completely online, you are not left alone, At Athena, you will be assigned a personal tutor for any academic assistance.
Easy Fee Payment - Instead of paying in a lump sum, we are following a module wise installment scheme, which is relatively easy on the pocket.
Early Exit Award - In case you have to leave the program mid-way, you would still be able to claim a Certificate/Diploma, based on the course credits you have completed till then.
If you are an experienced professional, you might not have to go for modules corresponding to your domain. You can apply for credit exemption for the same in accordance with the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). Our APL(Accreditation to Prior Learning) Committee will evaluate your application and get back to you. For any more information mail - exemption@athena.edu
Course delivery is completely online supported by Personal Tutor. This way you get the flexibility of online program and guidance as in the onsite program.

To ensure that the learning can work around your schedule, we have used the Byte-Sized format. Wherein your course content is broken down into small deliverables which can be completed in small time- 10 minute break time, while you are traveling, etc. This format does not require you to create dedicated time for your learning, you are able to learn anywhere anytime.

Also, each lesson item has 4 levels of course resources - Video Lessons(Basic), Essential Reading (Essential), Reference Material (Advanced), Additional Resources (Expert). This allows you to go for the expertise level based on your requirement, for that topic.

Along with that, you will also be learning from webinars, online libraries, and participating in the discussion boards, additional learning materials, and case studies curated by faculty.

Besides academic assistance, students are allocated a Student Experience Executive, who will be there to assist students with any pastoral support (non-academic). You can reach out to your student support executive at see@athena.edu