BCE Development Programme Indicative Timetable

 

BCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME INDICATIVE TIMETABLE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE EACH YEAR)

First Contact Session

 

Session 1

                                Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Module 1: Consulting Engineering Environment

MONDAY

Programme Introduction and Orientation,

Talk by past student,

 

Consulting Engineering Overview,  Role of Learned Institutions, Structure of Consulting Engineering Firms,  Codes of Conduct, Business Integrity, Morals and Ethics

Communication

Communication cont….
student introductions

Negotiation Skills

TUESDAY

Introduction to business economics

Economics applied to Consulting Engineering

Team Work

WEDNESDAY

Risk and Quality Management, Liability and Negligence

Sustainability

Technical and Business Report Writing

Module 2: Project Delivery (1)

THURSDAY

The concept of Project Delivery

The Project Cycle

FRIDAY

Performing in a Project (Planning and Programming, Project Control

Performing in a Project (Risk and Quality Management)

Introduction to Case Study

Second Contact Session

 

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Module 2: Project Delivery (2)

MONDAY

Review and Coaching: Individual and Group evaluation, presentations, portfolio/assignment support and reviews. Case Study…….

Performing in a Project (Project Inception, Client Relationships, Liaison, Communication and Meetings)

Performing in a Project (Problem Solving)

TUESDAY

Performing in a Project (External and Site Factors, Design Processes)

Performing in a Project (Design Changes, Document Control)

Performing in a Project (Contractual and Procurement)

Interpersonal Skills (Stress Management)

Module 3: Law

WEDNESDAY

Introduction to South African legal system

Legislative requirements of the Public Sector

Health and Safety Issues

THURSDAY

Procurement: Professional Services

Professional Services Agreements

CIDB Prescripts and SFU for Construction

Conditions of Contract for Construction

FRIDAY

Applications of the Conditions of Contract for Construction

Introduction to South African Legal system cont…..

 

Third Contact Session

 

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Module 4: Finance

MONDAY

Review and Coaching: Individual and Group evaluation, presentations, portfolio/assignment support and reviews.

Performing in a Project: Construction Administration/ Site Inspection/ Project Close- out

Stress in the Workplace/Conflict Management

TUESDAY

Financial Accounting and Practice: Accounting Principals and ractice /Income Statement and Balance Sheet

WEDNESDAYFinancial Accounting and Practice: Cash Flow and Working Capital/ Key Financial Indicators
Module 2: Project Delivery (3)
THURSDAYManaging a Consulting Project (Income, Costs and Profitability)Financial Administration of a Conatruction ProjectPerforming in a Project (Construction Administration, Site Inspection, Project Close-out)
FRIDAYConsulting Project Financial Performance: Project Expenses KPIs, Budgets, ReportsAssignments/BCE Exam/ Closing Session