Project Management for the Built Environment

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This course presents the fundamentals of project management as applied in the built environment and more specifically for the construction industry. Participants will learn about the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) using real life examples to demonstrate how various project management principles and concepts can be applied in practice. This course offers an insight to what project management is as well as the project life cycles, stakeholders and organizations involved. It explains the project management processes and how these processes are applied in integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, procurement and stakeholder management. Participants will also appreciate issues related to ethics and professional conduct in the project management profession. There will be a quiz at the end of each topic to affirm participants’ understanding of the fundamentals of project management in the construction industry.

Programme Outline
This course is relevant to the Construction Industry Transformation Map (CITM). It is aligned to the CITM by providing project management training to support the three CITM's pillars in:
(1) Design for Manufacturing & Assembly;
(2) Integrated Digital Delivery;
(3) Green Building.
It serves the CITM by transforming a skilled and competent workforce to support these three pillars.

Who Should Attend
All stakeholders in the built environment including: Project managers, Architects, Engineers, Quantity surveyors, Facilities managers, Real estate professionals, Resident technical officers, site supervisors, etc.

None. This course is opened to all stakeholders in the built environment who wish to upgrade their skillsets to manage projects more effectively.

Participants are required to purchase the book: “Project Management for the Built Environment: Study Notes (Management in the Built Environment)” for the course. 

Information on how to purchase the book and promotional codes for the purchase will be issued upon course registration. More information about the book can be found here:

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1 hour facilitated learning
33 hours e-learning
6 hours assessment
(13 online quizzes, 130 questions)


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Professor Low Sui Pheng

Dr Low Sui Pheng is presently Professor of Building in the School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore where he has previously served as Director of the Centre for Project Management and Construction Law. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB), he has consulted widely for many local and overseas organizations which include the Building & Construction Authority (BCA), Competition & Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) Housing & Development Board (HDB), Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL), Society of Project Management (SPM), Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) (Malaysia), among others. He teaches quality, productivity, construction technology and project management at the university. His book on “Lean Construction Management (2014)” has attracted more than 53,000 downloads worldwide. His latest textbook on “Project Management for the Built Environment: Study Notes” was recently published in early 2018.


International Participants

S$ 1391.00

  • Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(39 yrs old or younger) 
or Singapore PRs

S$ 417.30

  • Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(40 yrs or older)

S$ 157.30

  • Incl. GST

Enchanced Training Support for SMEs

S$ 157.30

  • Incl. GST

Fees & Fundings


Singapore Citizen1
39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older2
Citizen1 Eligible
for WTS3
Singapore PRs

Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs4
Full Programme FeeS$1,300.00S$1,300.00S$1,300.00S$1,300.00S$1,300.00S$1,300.00
SkillsFuture Funding-(S$910.00)(S$910.00)(S$910.00)(S$910.00)(S$910.00)
Nett Programme FeeS$1,300.00S$390.00S$390.00S$390.00S$390.00S$390.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
Less Additional Funding if
Eligible Under Various Scheme
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$1,391.00S$417.30S$157.30 S$92.30S$417.30S$157.30 
1 All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit to select the programme.
2 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee.
3 Workfare Training Support (WTS) - Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for persons With disabilities) and earn not more than S$2,000 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the programme fee.
4 Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. For more information, visit
5 Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding via SkillsConnect at for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME or 95% of hourly basic salary for WTS. For more information, visit

Registration will close 5 working days prior to programme commencement date