CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING MANAGEMENT

Our courses challenge you to access and evaluate information to make robust management decisions; to think critically and solve problems collaboratively taking into account environmental impact of the construction industry. $3NZD billion is being poured into public works and investment in Palmerston North city in the next ten years. Be a part of that growth.

 

GET THE INDUSTRY OUTCOME YOU WANT

IPU New Zealand has pathways built into our programmes of study tailored to get you to the career of your dreams. The below information can give you the starting point for creating your best results from your qualification.

 

GENERAL JOB OUTCOMES

  • Supervisor
  • Manager

IN-DEMAND JOB OUTCOMES

  • Building Associate
  • Building Inspector
  • Building Contractors
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Sales Representative (Building and Plumbing Supplies)
  • Sales Representative (Industrial Products)
  • Sales Representative (Personal and Household Goods)
  • Insurance Risk Surveyor
  • Property Manager
  • Purchasing Officer

PROGRAMME PATHWAYS TO YOUR CAREER

Business Studies, Level 5 (Project Management)

[Undergraduate Diploma, Level 5]

Take these core papers:

BS.501 Business Operations 
BS.502 Business Marketing 
BS.503 Business Communication 
BS.504 Event Management 

and these double-credit applied papers:

BS.505 Project Management Methodology 

BS.506 Applied Project Management (take a construction and building industry case study)

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GDCIS with construction and building management focus

[Graduate Diploma, Level 7]

Take three Level 6 and 5 Level 7 papers from these key papers:

30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.624 Product Management
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.625 Organisational Behaviour
90.607 Leadership for Team Development
30.745 Project Management
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
30.725 Operations Management
40.713 Global Environmental Issues
40.716 Urban Environmental Issues
50.714 Politics of environmental sustainability
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (construction and building management topic) 
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (construction and building management topic)

Consider an internship opportunity:

30.615 International Business Internship (construction and building industry)
90.612 Professional Internship Project (construction and building industry)

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PDCIS with construction and building management focus

[Postgraduate Diploma, Level 8]

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in construction and building management)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy making
95.805 Politics and Development
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.809 International Human Resource Management
95.810 Leadership, Communication and Change Management
95.891A Special Topic 1: Multinational Business Management
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

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MCIS with construction and building management focus

[Postgraduate Degree, Level 9]

IN YEAR ONE

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in construction and building management)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy making
95.805 Politics and Development
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.809 International Human Resource Management
95.810 Leadership, Communication and Change Management
95.891A Special Topic 1: Multinational Business Management
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

IN YEAR TWO

Take a further paper from the recommended electives above and choose one of:

95.992 Executive Project (construction and building industry)
95.994 Research Project (construction and building topic)

OR choose one of:

95.993 Executive Thesis (construction and building industry)
95.995 Research Thesis (construction and building topic)

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