Construction Supervision Skills

Knowledge of Construction Industry Standards and Best Practices

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Date Duration Format Time Fees
02-06 Sep 2024 5 Days Online 10:00 to 15:00 Dubai [UTC/GMT +4] US$2,350 Register
09-13 Dec 2024 5 Days Online 10:00 to 15:00 Dubai [UTC/GMT +4] US$2,350 Register

Course Overview

People need to learn how to manage projects now more than ever. Getting better at these skills is important if you don’t want your project to fail because of time, cost, or planning issues. This 5-day interactive Construction Supervision Skills online training course will discuss how important and valuable efficient and practical methods are for professionals working in Construction Supervision and why they are important and valuable. Construction Supervision is the last step in a project’s lifecycle, which includes feasibility, basic design, advanced design, sourcing, and construction. Teams in charge of projects need to know more than just how to do things technically. They also need to know what management and leadership skills they need for the projects to go well. For a building job to go well, the site must be well-run, supervised, and free of dangers. If it is not handled and watched over well, there is a high chance that harm will happen.

It shows people how to keep track of time and money on the job. Estimates can also be made about the project’s total cost and how long it will take based on how quickly things get done and how much money is spent at any point during the project. It also knows how to get around the problems that come up when building a team and talking to each other.

Course Objectives

After the online training course, the participants will learn to:

  • Evaluate and control work methods, resources, and systems to meet site work needs
  • Help control the quality, progress, and cost of work on a construction site
  • Build good working relationships, handle changes, claims, and disputes
  • Learn cost control and how to manage progress payments
  • Understand how to implement project meetings and oversee the work of teams and individuals

Target Audience

This online training course is designed for persons who desire to learn practical site management techniques that will assist them in completing work tasks, managing, and matching key site stakeholders’ expectations, establishing, and maintaining priorities and meeting deadlines for work and projects.

It is suitable for a wide range of Construction Project Management professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Civil Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Architectural Engineer
  • Construction Leads that wish to step up
  • Construction Site Managers
  • Construction Foremen
  • Construction-related Staff who aspire to gain an in-depth knowledge
  • Highly motivated individuals wishing to enhance their professional skills and train for the job they want

Training Methodology

This online training course will utilise various proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, and retention of the information presented. The daily workshops will be highly interactive and participative; videos and photos will be used for illustration.

Course Outline

Day One

Configuration, Health, and Safety

  • Who is Involved: The Owner, The Contractor, and Any Subcontractors
  • Roles and Responsibilities are Clear
  • Contractual Issues and Risks in Building Project
  • Basic Safety Rules and Compliance, Jobsite Conditions, and Hazards
  • Health, Safety, Environment, and Sustainability
  • Construction Equipment Safety Management and Compliance
Day Two

Navigating, Coordinating, and Harmonising with Key Site Players

  • Coordinating with the Employer, Consultants, Contractors, and Subcontractors
  • Kick-off Meeting
  • Meetings with the Owner and Contractors
  • Temporary Buildings, Utilities, Services, and Confined Areas
  • Security and Hazard Control
  • Team Phases, Development, and Harmonisation: Managing and Matching Expectations
  • Master Schedule (Baseline): Bar Chart, Network Logic, and Line-of-Balance
Day Three

Planning, Scheduling, and Getting Necessary Commitment on Site

  • Critical Scheduling Instruments
  • Communicating and Updating Schedules
  • Information Gathering and Feedback
  • Scheduling and Resource Issues, Challenges, and the Way Forward
  • Managing Expected and Unexpected Risks on Site
  • Factors that Affect Progress and Performance KPIs
  • Tracking and Reviewing Time, Cost, and Quality
  • Site Compliance and Corrective Action
Day Four

Progress Control, Monitoring, and Reporting

  • Project Cash Flow and Progress Payment
  • Introduction to Concrete and Reinforced Concrete
  • Skills of Controlling the Quality of Concrete
  • Understanding Soil Investigation and Challenges of Soil Mechanics
  • Precautions during Construction Foundations
  • Skills in Checking the Construction Elements, the Design Drawings, and the Soil Investigation Report
Day Five

Changes, Claims, and Counterclaims

  • Causes of Change and How to Manage Changes Effectively
  • Claims, Counter Claims, and Disputes
  • Negotiation Strategies to Handle Multiple Claims and Disputes
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Managing Complex Changes, Claims, and Disputes


Upon successful completion of this training course, Newage Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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