Description

An ECITB approved introductory course to build commercial awareness throughout your project teams. The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board is the official skills, standards and qualifications body in the UK.

Course Overview

Project teams need to be more than just good at solving technical and engineering problems. They need a commercial mindset where everybody has an understanding of the impact of their roles and how their decisions can affect the profit and loss on your project margins. The course develops key knowledge and understanding of the commercial context of an engineering construction project covering topics such as the project environment, contracting, the role of project controls, and change management.

Who is this for?

All project team members who want to gain a better understanding of the commercial and contractual factors involved in profitable project delivery.  Project team members in an engineering, technical or design role to improve their awareness of the impact of technical decisions on commercial outcomes. Individuals in support roles to develop an awareness of the commercial context of an engineering construction project.

Program features

  • ECITB approved (designed in accordance with TS CA01-01 An Introduction to Commercial Awareness for the Engineering Construction Industry)
  • 1-day duration
  • Industry expert trainers
  • Case study
  • Group activities
  • Collaborative and peer learning
  • Pragmatic tools and templates
  • ECITB certificate of training on successful completion

Elearning Program features

  • ECITB approved (designed in accordance with TS CA01-01 An Introduction to Commercial Awareness for the Engineering Construction Industry)
  • Six course units consisting of:
    • SME video content
    • Progress quizzes to check learning and understanding
    • Glossary of key terms
    • Downloadable content
    • Reflective exercises
  • Final assessment
  • ECITB certificate of training on successful completion
  • Study duration 3 – 5 hours
  • Learner reporting (for corporate groups)

Delivery

elearning (click for digital & elearning course details)

Public course (See events for available UK dates)

In-house course