Master degree in Construction Management Online - ZIGURAT Institute of Tecnology
Construction Management

Global Master’s in Construction Project Management

1 academic year
Starts in
November 2023
Live Online
Double degree
Institut de Formació Contínua-IL3
ZIGURAT Institute of Technology

Craft a legacy with our Master in Construction Management

Our Master in Construction Management has been designed to meet the world standard for project management developed by PMI - the PMBOK®. We incorporate the latest methodologies and tools, including LEAN, IPD, BIM, VDC, LEED, and LCA, ensuring that you receive a comprehensive education in the industry.

There is no way we can get along with old fashioned project management. Today’s world calls for an agile mind and a responsive team. You need to think fast and act fast. With our Master in Construction Management you will receive training from top industry experts and have access to the latest methodologies and tools for each phase of the life cycle of your projects. It’s the best way to make better professional decisions, improve the delivery times and quality of your work, as well as ensuring you stay on-budget.

You’ll achieve this by working on a real project for your Final Master’s Thesis. Plus, you will have free access to a simulator that will help you prepare for your PMI exam and be qualified to get your certification. Enroll now in our master in construction management and become a future-fit professional.

Academic content


Block 1

Conception & initiation of the construction project

Module 1. Introduction to project management in the construction sector

Module 2. Conception of the construction project

Module 3. Introduction to Lean Construction Management

Module 4. BIM & VDC fundamentals

Module 5. Technological solutions 4.0: devices and machinery

Block 2

Project definition & planning

Module 6. Project planning according to PMBOK

Module 7. Lean and Agile Production Planning and Management Methodologies

Module 8. BIM & VDC in the planning phase

Module 9. Technological solutions 4.0: apps and software

Block 3

Execution of the construction project

Module 10. PMI: execution of the construction project

Module 11. Lean and Agile Tools for Project Management

Module 12. BIM & VDC in the execution phase

Module 13. Communication and Data Technologies

Block 4

Execution of the construction project

Module 14. Monitoring, control and closure of the project according to PMBOK

Module 15. Lean Enterprise and troubleshooting

Module 16. Facility Management in BIM

Module 17. Sustainable Project Management


Final Master Thesis

The FMT is based on the simulation of a real project on which you will work throughout the entire master. In this way, you will be able to apply the methodologies and tools acquired in each module in the project.

Together with your teammates, you will have the possibility of choosing the type of project in the construction sector that you will work on among the following options:

→Residential building 
→Non-residential building
→Linear infrastructure

Powerful Tools

PMP Exam Simulation

During this master’s programme, we will provide you with free access to a simulator that will help you to prepare for your examination with PMI. The advantages of using a simulator to prepare for the PMP or CAPM exam are:

Immediate access to results

Questions with documented answers with reference to the specific point in the PMBOK® guide

Permanent content updates

Adapted to PMBOK 6th edition

You can use it in study mode or exam mode

You'll have a ZIGURAT Professor (a PMBOK® expert) at your disposal to help you clarify your doubts.

Faculty board

Academic Director

Karel Kalis

Head of Valuecreation at JAJO (Janssen de Jong Groep)

Marianne Knibbe

Trainer / Coach / Consultant at LearningWaves

Krzysztof Wojslaw

Founder at Learn Grasshopper

Konrad Naborczyk

Design Manager in Skanska

Hassan Emam

Group Project Controls Lead at John Sisk & Son Ltd

Mohamed Abdelaal

Senior Projects Controls Manager at SISK Group

Luiza Carvalho Chaves

Contracts Manager at Alstom Group

Raoul Elias Rivera

CEO at VIMBright

Bruno Mota

Associate Director for Assystem and Lean Director at Sippro

This is a very complete programme that covers the what, how, when and how much aspects of managing construction projects. Thanks primarily to BIM and LEAN, it teaches you ways to completely revolutionise the way your data is generated and used
I encourage anyone who wants to raise their career in the field of construction management to take this programme. It will prepare you for the challenges that the industry demands these days. Don’t waste your time! Gift yourself something your future will thank you for!

The ZIGURAT methodology

Digital, transformative education, based on real people and real projects.

Active & Social Learning

Training based on participation and collaboration

Studying at ZIGURAT means expanding your professional network and having the unique opportunity to participate in selective working groups, decided on through the expertise of our professors: leaders in technological innovation and construction.

Lifelong Support

A holistic view of the professional profile

From the initial orientation to post-Master's advice, we guide you to have a critical and 360º vision of your future as an expert in the sector.

Online Experience

Interactive and flexible digital experiences

Through live sessions with industry leaders and high-quality materials on global case studies, our learning approach adapts well to the hybrid pace of today's professionals.



Training Partners

Admission process

Application for admission
Send us your application, your CV and a short presentation.
Personal interview
Our admissions team will arrange an interview with you.
Submission of documentation
Send us the necessary documentation to assess your application.
Admissions Committee
Our committee will evaluate your application.
Admission decision
If you meet the requirements, you will get your place.
Follow the enrolment steps indicated by the advisor.

Admission Request

If you wish to start the admission process, click here Admission Process.

ZIGURAT also offers financial aid plans, which 2,000 students have benefited from since we were founded. If you would like to find out more about these plans, you can do so by clicking on the link Institutional Grants.

Applications are open until the end of the available places and financial endowment of each program.

What is Construction Management?

Construction management is the discipline that is responsible for organizing and coordinating all the aspects necessary to carry out a construction project. This includes the planning, control and execution of the project, as well as its supervision. This is a key position to ensure the proper communication of all groups and companies involved in these complex processes.

What Construction Management software will I learn to use in the master?

In this Master in Construction Management you will use Powerproject y iTWO costX. Powerproject is a project management software designed for the construction industry, developed by Elecosoft. The software allows construction project managers to create and manage schedules, allocate resources, track progress, and identify potential issues or delays. It provides a user-friendly interface that enables users to build complex schedules and generate Gantt charts easily. Powerproject also includes features such as resource leveling, critical path analysis, and risk management. iTWO costX is a construction estimating and cost management software that allows project managers to accurately estimate and control costs throughout the entire construction project lifecycle. The software offers advanced takeoff capabilities, detailed cost tracking and analysis, and real-time project reporting, enabling project managers to make data-driven decisions, optimize resources, and manage project risk effectively.

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