IIT Madras (Image Credit – Press Release)
This program integrates two key areas and could help train manpower in modern and sustainable construction technologies
According to the press release, the classes will commence from September 1, 2023. The last date to apply for this course is August 20, 2023. Candidates note that there is no age limit specified but a background in architecture, civil, mechanical, electrical or management is preferred by the Institute
The online course aims at working professionals in structural design and construction firms as well as at faculty in engineering colleges and students who wish to work in the instruction industry. This course will also help in students exposure to cutting-edge construction management techniques and methods.
The course will be conducted online which will include 126 hours of recorded online instruction and 42 hours of online live interaction with faculty experts.
Course coordinator Prof. Ashwin Mahalingam, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, said, “India will invest significantly in developing infrastructure and buildings in the years to come and it is important that we build on time, on budget, using new technologies and to the highest standards of quality (construction process, workmanship, finishing, mechanical/durability performance, etc.) possible. This course is intended to be accessible to every practicing and aspiring civil engineer and will address exactly these aspects and provide specific tools and guidelines that will enhance their skills.” stated the press release
The construction technology and management course will be conducted online which will include 126 hours of recorded online instruction and 42 hours of online live interaction with faculty experts.