Project management and six sigma have proven successful at turning around struggling companies or making good organizations even better. Both focus specialized strategies to create better business outcomes. They approach this goal in different ways.
Six Sigma is a methodology designed to identify defects and variation in a process. By using Six Sigma tools and techniques, an organization can reduce mistakes, cut costs, increase efficiency, produce better products and services and become more competitive in the marketplace.
Project management involves creating and managing projects that finish on time, within budget and with an outcome that matches the original business goal of the project.
This programme is unique in applying each of the 9 PMBOK knowledge areas directly to the Built Environment and augmenting them with extensive coverage of the law of contracts, standard industry contracts for contractors, agreements for consultants, procurement processes and contract administration. Portfolio and Programme Management, as well as the principles of Property Management, Finance, Accounting and General Management, are included to serve as background to the origin of projects and the management of construction related companies.