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Number 151 - Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Engineering Programme, Leading to Postgraduate Diploma in Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Engineering. Contents include Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning HVAC Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc, HVAC Engineering, Psychometric Chart, Thermal Control, Indoor Air Quality, Hydronic Systems, Thermodynamic Solar Radiation Steam, Heating Systems, Log Mean, Temperature Deficiency LMTD, Number of Transfer Units NTU, Central Plant Distribution Arrangements, Consume Energy, Central Heating Ventilation, Heating and Cooling Services, Energy Efficient Heating Ventilation, Energy Efficient Air Conditioning, HVAC Engineering, Heating Ventilation HVAC in India, Heating Ventilation HVAC in Dubai, Refrigeration Course in Durban, Air Conditioning in London, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Course or Seminar in Dubai, Types of Ventilation, Mechanical Ventilation,


Ventilation in Buildings, Types of Air Conditioning, How air conditioning works, Air conditioning troubleshooting, Air conditioning problems, Refrigeration System, Refrigeration Process, Refrigeration Courses, Postgraduate Diploma for HVAC, In-house Training for HVAC in Companies Worldwide, Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality, Air Handlers and Unitary Equipment, Hydronic Systems, System Control, Energy Conservation Measures, Special Applications of Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Moist Air Properties and Conditioning Processes, Comfort and Indoor Air Quality, Heat Transmission in Building Structures, Energy Calculation and Building Simulation, Space Air Diffusion, Direct Contact Heat and Mass Transfer, Extended Surface Heat Exchangers, Tools and Equipment for Maintenance, Inspection and Maintenance of HVAC Components, Service Diagnosis and Repairs, Testing and Troubleshooting of HVAC Components,


Engineering Equations for Daily Use, Radiant Cooling, Evaporative Cooling, Solar Heating, Solar Panel, Air-Handling System, AHU Systems Arrangement, Smoke Control, Effects of Latitude and Temperature, Air Handling System in Asia, Air Duct Design, Fluid Handling Systems, Thermal Storage System, Central Chilled Water Plants, Typical Control Systems, Law of Thermodynamics, Smoke Management System, Electrical Features of HVAC System, Electrical Room Ventilation, National Electrical Code, Technical Report Writing, Sound and Vibration in HVAC, Sustainable HVAC Systems, Smoke Bomb Testing, Strategic Management, Project Management Course, Dealing with Work Pressure, Traditional and Legitimate Authority, Worker Accountability to Managers,


Organisational Internal Analysis, Internal and External Organisational Analysis, Methods of Data Gathering, Project Management System, Cost Estimating Tools for HVAC, The Planning Process as applied to HVAC, Joint Application Design (JAD), Rapid Application Development (RAD), Process Mapping, Process Modelling, Motivating Workers in a Project Setting, Courses and Seminars for HVAC, Discounted Cost for HVAC Training, Practical Work for HVAC, Training for HVAC Technicians, Training for HVAC Consultants, Training for HVAC Contractors, Training for HVAC Designers, Training for HVAC Service Supervisors, Training for HVAC Assistants, Training for HVAC Mechanics, Training for HVAC Lecturers, Maintenance and Operations HVAC Personnel, Postgraduate Diploma for Project Managers, Advanced Course for Project Engineers, Training for Maintenance Technicians


Postgraduate Diploma Programme Number 151 - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration HVAC & R Engineering, Intensive Full-Time {3 Months (5 Days -30 Hours) per Week}  per Week} Postgraduate Programme, Leading to Postgraduate Diploma in Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration HVAC & R Engineering. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Postgraduate Diploma Programme.


Programme Co-ordinator:        

Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford is Course Coordinator. He is the Director of HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, A Postgraduate-Only Institution. He has the following Qualifications and Affiliations:

Doctor of Philosophy {(PhD) {University College London (UCL) - University of London)};

MEd Management (University of Bath);

Postgraduate (Advanced) Diploma Science Teacher Ed. (University of Bristol);

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems (University of West London, formerly Thames Valley University);

Diploma in Doctoral Research Supervision, (University of Wolverhampton);

Teaching Certificate;

Fellow of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Human Resources Specialist, of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Member of the Asian Academy of Management (MAAM);

Member of the International Society of Gesture Studies (MISGS);

Member of the Standing Council for Organisational Symbolism (MSCOS);

Member of ResearchGate;

Executive Member of Academy of Management (AOM). There, his contribution incorporates the judging of competitions, review of journal articles, and guiding the development of conference papers. He also contributes to the Disciplines of:

Human Resources;

Organization and Management Theory;

Organization Development and Change;

Research Methods;

Conflict Management;

Organizational Behavior;

Management Consulting;

Gender & Diversity in Organizations; and

Critical Management Studies.

Professor Dr. Crawford has been an Academic in the following UK Universities:

University of London (Royal Holloway), as Research Tutor;

University of Greenwich (Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

University of Wolverhampton, (Wolverhampton Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

London Southbank University (Business School), as Lecturer and Unit Leader.

His responsibilities in these roles included:

Doctoral Research Supervisor;

Admissions Tutor;

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor;

Programme Leader;

Personal Tutor.


For Whom This Programme is Designed

This Programme is Designed For:

  • HVAC Technicians;

  • HVAC Consultants;

  • HVAC Contractors;

  • HVAC Designers;

  • HVAC Service Supervisors;

  • HVAC Assistants;

  • HVAC Mechanics;

  • HVAC Lecturers;

  • Maintenance and Operations HVAC Personnel;

  • Project Managers;

  • Project Engineers;

  • Foremen;

  • Maintenance Technicians;

  • Operation Managers;

  • Others who want to gain better understanding of heating, ventilations and air-conditioning applications.


Intensive Full-Time {3 Months (5 Days or 30 credit Hours Per Week)} or


Cost: £45,000.00 Per Student


The programme cost does not include living accommodation. However, students and delegates are treated to the following:

  •  Free Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days;  

  •  Free Hot Lunch on Event Days;                           

  •  Free City Tour;             

  •  Free Stationery;                               

  •  Free On-site Internet Access;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s   Diploma – Postgraduate; or

  • Certificate of Attendance and Participation – if unsuccessful on resit.


HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Complimentary Products include:

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Folder;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Ring Binder/ Writing Pad;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Key Ring/ Chain;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference (Computer – Phone) Bag – Black or Brown;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s 8GB USB Flash Memory Drive, with Course/ Programme Material;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Metal Pen;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Polo Shirt.



Postgraduate Diploma Programme Number 151 - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration HVAC & R Engineering, Intensive Full-Time {3 Months (5 Days -30 Hours) per Week}  Postgraduate Programme, Leading to Postgraduate Diploma in Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration HVAC & R Engineering. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Postgraduate Diploma Programme.


 Module 1

Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC): System Design and Value Engineering (Double Credit)



M.1 Part 1: Salient Issues in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)


  • Brief History of Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC);

  • Scope of Modern Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC);    

  • Introduction to Air-conditioning Processes;    

  • Objective: What is your system to achieve?;    

  • Environment for Human Comfort.    


M.1 Part 2: Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) System


  • The Psychometric Chart;    

  • Basic Air-Conditioning System;    

  • Zoned Air-Conditioning Systems;     

  • Choosing an Air-Conditioning System;    

  • System Choice Matrix.     


M.1 Part 3: Thermal Comfort


  • Thermal Control, Defined;

  • Factors Influencing Thermal Comfort;

  • Conditions for Comfort;     

  • Managing Under Less Than Ideal Conditions; 

  • Requirements of Non-Standard Groups.     


M.1 Part 4: Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality


  • Air Pollutants and Contaminants;    

  • Indoor Air Quality Effects on Health and Comfort;     

  • Controlling Indoor Air Quality;    

  • ASHRAE Standard 62 Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality.    


M.1 Part 5: Zones


  • Zone, Defined;

  • Zoning Design;     

  • Controlling the Zone.  


M.1 Part 6: Single Zone Air Handlers and Unitary Equipment


  • Buildings with Single-zone Package Air-Conditioning Units;    

  • Air-Handling Unit Components;     

  • Refrigeration Equipment;     

  • System Performance Requirements;      

  • Rooftop Units; 

  • Split Systems.    


M.1 Part 7: Multiple Zone Air Systems


  • Single-Duct, Zoned Reheat, Constant Volume Systems;     

  • Single-Duct, Variable Air Volume Systems;     

  • By-Pass Box Systems;    

  • Constant Volume Dual-Duct, All-Air Systems;     

  • Multizone Systems;     

  • Three-deck Multizone Systems;    

  • Dual-Duct, Variable Air Volume Systems;    

  • Dual Path Outside Air Systems.    


M.1 Part 8: Hydronic Systems


  • Natural Convection and Low Temperature Radiation Heating Systems;     

  • Panel Heating and Cooling;     

  • Fan Coils;     

  • Two Pipe Induction Systems;     

  • Water Source Heat Pumps.    


M.1 Part 9: Hydronic System Architecture


  • Steam;   

  • Water Systems;     

  • Hot Water;     

  • Chilled Water;   

  • Condenser Water.     


M.1 Part 10: Central Plants


  • Central Plant vs. Local Plant in a Building;    

  • Boilers;     

  • Chillers;     

  • Cooling Towers.   


M.1 Part 11: System Control


  • Basic Control;     

  • Typical Control loops;     

  • Introduction to Direct Digital Control, DDC;     

  • Direct Digital Control of an Air-Handler;     

  • Architecture and Advantages of Direct Digital Controls.    


M.1 Part 12: Energy Conservation Measures


  • Energy Considerations for Buildings;     

  • ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1;    

  • Heat Recovery;    

  • Air-Side and Water-Side Economizers;     

  • Evaporative Cooling;    

  • Control of Building Pressure;     

  • The Final Step.     



M.1 Part 13: Special Applications of Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning

(HVAC) Engineering

  • Radiant Heating and Cooling Systems;     

  • Thermal Storage Systems;     

  • The Ground as Heat Source and Sink;     

  • Occupant Controlled Windows with HVAC;     

  • Room Air Distribution Systems;     

  • Decoupled or Dual Path, and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems.   


Module 2

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC): Equipment Installation, Diagnosis, Repairs, Maintenance and Troubleshooting



Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Ascertain the implementation of the heat balance method and radiant time series method;

  • Be able to solve compressor problems;

  • Be familiarize with the various aspects of building simulation;

  • Become familiarize with the air-and-water systems;

  • Cite the different design procedures for sensible heat transfer;

  • Cite the IAQ effects on health and comfort;

  • Clearly explain the theoretical single-stage compression cycle;

  • Conduct a motor‐protector relay testing;

  • Conduct field performance testing;

  • Demonstrate how to control IAQ;

  • Demonstrate proper safety practices and procedures while installing, diagnosing, repairing and troubleshooting and servicing HVAC/R systems;

  • Demonstrate proper safety practices and procedures while testing, installing, troubleshooting and servicing HVACR systems;

  • Demonstrate their ability to apply thermodynamic principles in relation to HVAC&R;

  • Demonstrate their ability to calculate the space heating load;

  • Demonstrate their skills in measuring the capacity of a capacitor;

  • Describe the duct design;

  • Describe the process involve in system selection and arrangement;

  • Determine effective fan performance and selection;

  • Determine the different HVAC components and distribution systems;

  • Determine the interrelated functions of heating, cooling and air-conditioning;

  • Develop a clear understanding of the concept of heat gain, cooling load, and heat extraction rate;

  • Distinguish air flow in ducts and air flow in fittings;

  • Distinguish outdoor design conditions from indoor design conditions;

  • Elucidate the Bin Method Simulation Methods in energy calculations;

  • Elucidate the number of transfer units (NTU) method;

  • Enumerate the different characteristics of combined system and pump;

  • Enumerate the different design conditions;

  • Enumerate the different methods to control humidity and contaminants;

  • Enumerate the different tools and equipment used for maintenance purposes and their corresponding functions;

  • Enumerate the different types of maintenance and be able to apply them;

  • Enumerate the several refrigeration equipment components;

  • Exhibit their skills in designing an  air-distribution system;

  • Explain and conduct the step-by-step procedures in troubleshooting;

  • Explain basic terms and concepts used in the HVAC&R industry including thermodynamics, temperature, heat, pressure, and latent and sensible heats;

  • Explain how air conditions are characterized using the psychometric chart;

  • Explain how refrigeration systems perform;

  • Explain how Thermal Radiation works in the making the space or open area comfortable to the occupants;

  • Explain the application of cooling load calculation procedures;

  • Explain the basic principle of  fluid flow;

  • Explain the different HVAC theory and principles;

  • Explain the Heat Balance Method;

  • Explain the log mean temperature deficiency (LMTD) method;

  • Explain the significance of  HVAC System Maintenance;

  • Explicate the real single-stage cycle;

  • Follow the step-by-step procedure for  service diagnosis;

  • Demonstrate their competence in basic  fan installation;

  • Highlight the methods used in diagnosing and repairing a variety of problems in HVAC components, tools and systems;

  • Prove their competence in maintaining HVAC components and system;

  • Test capacitors, effectively;

  • Demonstrate an overall understanding about the concept of the complete system;

  • Give thorough explanation on the application of thermal energy storage system in some selected industries;

  • Identify the area covered by modern HVAC;

  • Identify the basic concerns of IAQ;

  • Identify the different types of all-air systems;

  • Identify the interrelationship between unit operation and maintenance;

  • Identify the parameters presented on a psychometric chart and plot basic heating and cooling process including calculating total heat (enthalpy) changes;

  • Identify the step-by-step degree-day procedure;

  • Identify the various moist air properties and conditioning processes;

  • Illustrate some behavior of jets;

  • Demonstrate their knowledge of testing the centrifugal switch in a single‐phase motor;

  • Provide guidance on the use of a volt‐ammeter for trouble shooting electric motors;

  • Indicate some of the preventive maintenance in HVAC system;

  • Illustrate their knowledge of the common HVAC units and dimension;

  • Highlight the fundamental concept of piping system;

  • Demonstrate their understanding of the importance of controlling the indoor climates in private homes, businesses, industrial plants, schools, medical buildings and government facilities.

  • Demonstrate their ability to perform  energy calculations;

  • Illustrate how to use the different energy calculation tools;

  • Name some of the basic heat-transfer modes;

  • Indicate their competence in  the installation of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC&R);

  • Perform a test for a short circuit between run and start windings;

  • Recognize the underlying concept of  heat pump systems and heat recovery systems;

  • Relate the short history of HVAC;

  • Show their ability to design flow, pump and piping system;

  • Specify the different auxiliary heat sources;

  • Illustrate how the elements of an HVAC system interact with other building systems to provide cool indoor air in an efficient and cost effective manner;

  • Explain the underlying concept of refrigerants.


Postgraduate Diploma Programme Number 151 - Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration HVAC & R Engineering, Intensive Full-Time {3 Months (5 Days -30 Hours) per Week}  Postgraduate Programme, Leading to Postgraduate Diploma in Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration HVAC & R Engineering. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Postgraduate Diploma Programme.




Course Contents, Concepts and Issues



M.2 Part 1: Salient Issues in HVAC


  • HVAC History;

  • Scope of Modern HVAC;

  • Common HVAC Units and Dimension;

  • HVAC Theory and Principles;

  • Basic Thermodynamic Principles;

  • Introduction to Psychometric Chart.


M.2 Part 2: Air-Conditioning Systems


  • The Complete System;

  • System Selection and Arrangement;

  • HVAC Components and Distribution Systems;

  • Types of All-Air Systems;

  • Air-and-Water Systems;

  • All-Water Systems;

  • Decentralized Cooling and Heating;

  • Heat Pump Systems;

  • Heat Recovery Systems;

  • Thermal Energy Storage.


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M.2 Part 3: Moist Air Properties and Conditioning Processes

  • Moist Air and the Standard Atmosphere;

  • Fundamental Parameters;

  • Adiabatic Saturation;

  • Wet Bulb Temperature and the Psychometric Chart;

  • Classic Moist Air Processes;

  • Space Air Conditioning-Design Conditions;

  • Space Air Conditioning-Off-Design Conditions.


M.2 Part 4: Comfort and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)


  • Comfort-Physiological Considerations;

  • Environmental Comfort Indices;

  • Comfort Conditions;

  • The Basic Concerns of IAQ;

  • Indoor Air Quality Effects on Health and Comfort;

  • Controlling IAQ;

  • ASHARE Standard  - Ventilation for Comfortable IAQ;

  • Common Contaminants;

  • Methods to Control Humidity;

  • Methods to Control Contaminants.


M.2 Part 5: Heat Transmission in Building Structures


  • Basic Heat-Transfer Modes;

  • Tabulated Overall Heat-Transfer Coefficients;

  • Moisture Transmission.


M.2 Part 6: Space Heating Load


  • Outdoor Design Conditions;

  • Indoor Design Conditions;

  • Transmission Heat Losses;

  • Infiltration;

  • Heat Losses from Air Ducts;

  • Auxiliary Heat Sources;

  • Intermittently Heated Structures;

  • Supply Air For Space Heating;

  • Source Media for Space Heating;

  • Computer Calculation of Heating Loads.


M.2 Part 7: Solar Radiation


  • Thermal Radiation;

  • The Earth's Motion About the Sun;

  • Time;

  • Solar Angles;

  • Solar Irradiation;

  • Heat Gain Through Fenestrations;

  • Energy Calculations.


M.2 Part 8: The Cooling Load


  • Heat Gain, Cooling Load, and Heat Extraction Rate;

  • Application of Cooling Load Calculation Procedures;

  • Design Conditions;

  • Internal Heat Gains;

  • Overview of the Heat Balance Method;

  • Transient Conduction Heat Transfer;

  • Outside Surface Heat Balance-Opaque Surfaces;

  • Fenestration-Transmitted Solar Radiation;

  • Interior Surface Heat Balance-Opaque Surfaces;

  • Surface Heat Balance-Transparent Surfaces;

  • Zone Air Heat Balance;

  • Implementation of the Heat Balance Method;

  • Radiant Time Series Method;

  • Implementation of the Radiant Time Series Method;

  • Supply Air Quantities.


M.2 Part 9: Energy Calculations and Building Simulation


  • Degree-Day Procedure;

  • Bin Method;

  • Comprehensive Simulation Methods;

  • Energy Calculation Tools;

  • Other Aspects of Building Simulation.


M.2 Part 10: Flow, Pumps, and Piping Design


  • Fluid Flow Basics;

  • Centrifugal Pumps;

  • Combined System and Pump Characteristics;

  • Piping System Fundamentals;

  • System Design;

  • Steam Heating Systems.


M.2 Part 11: Space Air Diffusion


  • Behavior of Jets;

  • Air-Distribution System Design.


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M.2 Part 12: Fans and Building Air Distribution


  • Fans;

  • Fan Relations;

  • Fan Performance and Selection;

  • Fan Installation;

  • Field Performance Testing;

  • Fans and Variable-Air-Volume Systems;

  • Air Flow in Ducts;

  • Air Flow in Fittings;

  • Accessories;

  • Duct Design-General;

  • Duct Design-Sizing.


M.2 Part 13: Direct Contact Heat and Mass Transfer

  • Combined Heat and Mass Transfer;

  • Spray Chambers;

  • Cooling Towers.


M.2 Part 14: Extended Surface Heat Exchangers


  • The Log Mean Temperature Deficiency (LMTD) Method;

  • The Number of Transfer Units (NTU) Method;

  • Heat Transfer–Single-Component Fluids;

  • Transport Coefficients Inside Tubes;

  • Transport Coefficients Outside Tubes and Compact Surfaces;

  • Design Procedures for Sensible Heat Transfer;

  • Combined Heat and Mass Transfer.


M.2 Part 15: Refrigeration


  • The Performance of Refrigeration Systems;

  • The Theoretical Single-Stage Compression Cycle;

  • Refrigerants;

  • Refrigeration Equipment Components;

  • The Real Single-Stage Cycle;

  • Absorption Refrigeration;

  • The Theoretical Absorption Refrigeration System;

  • The Aqua–Ammonia Absorption System;

  • The Lithium Bromide–Water System.


M.2 Part 16: Tools and Equipment for Maintenance


  • Vacuum Pump and Charging Cylinder;

  • Manifold Gauge and Brazing Equipment;

  • Pinch-Off Tool Capable;

  • Leak Detector and Tubing Cutter;

  • Hand Tools to Remove Components;

  • Digital Clamp-on Meter and Thermometer;

  • Pliers and Clippers;

  • Soldering Equipment;

  • Air Velocity Measuring Instrument.



M.2 Part 17: Inspection and Maintenance of HVAC Components and System


  • Maintenance, Definition;

  • Types of Maintenance;

  • The Need for HVAC System Maintenance;

  • Preventive Maintenance in HVAC System;

  • What to do:

  • During Season?

  • When Season Begins?

  • During Off-Season

  • Unit Operation and Maintenance.


M.2 Part 18: Service Diagnosis and Repairs


  • Pressure Drop External Equalizing;

  • Suction Line Frosting;

  • Distributor Refrigerant Control;

  • Replacing a Thermostatic Expansion Valve;

  • Replacing the Filter Drier;

  •  Low Side Purging;

  • Moisture in the System;

  • Compressor Efficiency Test;

  • Removing Compressor Valve Plate Assembly;

  • Removing a Compressor Rotary Shaft Seal;

  • Excessive Operating Head Pressure;

  • High Side Purging;

  • Water Cooled Condensers;

  • Compressor Motor Burn‐Out;

  • Pressure Controls;

  • Motor Cycling Controls;

  • System Faults;

  • Noise;

  • Simple Steps for Service Diagnosis.


M.2 Part 19: Testing and Troubleshooting of HVAC Components


  • Testing precaution;

  • Compressor Problems;

  • Capacitor testing;

  • Measuring the capacity of a capacitor;

  • Electric Motors;

  • Motor‐protector relay testing;

  • Using a Volt‐Ammeter for Trouble shooting Electric Motors;

  • Testing the Centrifugal Switch in a Single‐Phase Motor;

  • Testing for a Short Circuit between Run and Start Windings;

  • Troubleshooting Procedures.



Module 3

Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC):

System Design and Value Engineering


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different HVAC equations;

  • Solve problems encountered in HVAC process;

  • Exhibit an understanding of the relationship between value engineering and HVAC system design;

  • Be familiar with the provisions of some codes, regulations and standards governing HVAC;

  • Explain the concept of fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, psychometrics, and sound and vibration;

  • Determine ways of conserving energy through HVAC system design;

  • Explain and describe the HVAC Cycles;

  • Enumerate the different control strategies;

  • Name some of the architectural, structural and electrical considerations;

  • Demonstrate their competence in interpreting and making conceptual design;

  • Specify the environmental criteria for typical buildings;

  • Suggest the most effective ways of engaging in designing operation and maintenance of HVAC;

  • Explain the steps in regeneration cycles;

  • Identify the different cooling equipment;

  • Distinguish between radiant cooling and evaporative cooling;

  • Determine the functions of refrigerants;

  • Identify the different heating equipment;

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the boiler codes and standards;

  • Devise a boiler design for specific scenario;

  • Conduct some acceptance and operational testing;

  • Distinguish between direct- and indirect-fired heating equipment;

  • Name the types of heat exchangers;

  • Acquire overall perspective of AHU systems arrangements;

  • Specify the various terminal units;

  • Explain the concept of individual room AHUs;

  • Cite some effects of altitude;

  • Explain how the exhaust systems works;

  • Determine the most appropriate methods of smoke control, relevant to particular situation.


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Module Contents, Concepts and Issues


M.3 Part 1: HVAC Engineering Equations for Daily Use


  • Frequently Used HVAC Equations:

  • Air Side Equations;

  • Fan Laws;

  • Heat Transfer Equations;

  • Fluid Handling;

  • Power and Energy;

  • Steam Equations.

  • Infrequently used HVAC Equations:

  • Air Side Equations;

  • Fluid Handling;

  • Smoke Management.


M.3 Part 2: HVAC Engineering Fundamentals (1)


  • Problem Solving;

  • Value Engineering;

  • Codes, Regulations and Standards;

  • Fluid Mechanics;

  • Thermodynamics;

  • Heat Transfer;

  • Psychometrics;

  • Sound and Vibration;

  • Energy and Conservation.


M.3 Part 3: HVAC Engineering Fundamentals (2)


  • Comfort;

  • HVAC Cycles;

  • Control Strategies;

  • Architectural, Structural and Electrical Considerations;

  • Conceptual Design;

  • Environmental Criteria for Typical Buildings;

  • Designing for Operation and Maintenance;

  • Codes and Standards.


M.3 Part 4: Equipment: Cooling


  • Regeneration Cycles;

  • Compressors;

  • Chillers;

  • Condensers;

  • Cooling Towers;

  • Cooling Coils;

  • Radiant Cooling;

  • Evaporative Cooling;

  • Refrigerants.


M.3 Part 5: Equipment: Heating


  • General;

  • Boilers;

  • Boiler Types;

  • Combustion Processes and Fuels;

  • Fuel-Burning Equipment;

  • Boiler Feedwater and Water Treatment Systems;

  • Boiler Codes and Standards;

  • Boiler Design;

  • Acceptance and Operational Testing;

  • Direct- and Indirect-Fired Heating Equipment;

  • Heat Exchangers – Water Heating;

  • Heat Exchangers – Air Heating;

  • Unit Heaters and Duct Heaters;

  • Terminal Heating Equipment;

  • Heat Pumps;

  • Heat Recovery and Reclaim;

  • Solar Heating;

  • Humidification.


M.3 Part 6: Equipment: Air-Handling Systems


  • AHU Systems Arrangements;

  • Package AHUs;

  • Built-Up (Field-Assembled) AHU;

  • Terminal Units;

  • Individual Room AHUs;

  • Humidity Control;

  • Control of Outside Air Quantity;

  • Effects of Altitude;

  • Exhaust Systems;

  • Smoke Control.


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Module 4

Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC): Engineering Design, Procedures, and Air and Temperature Controls



Module Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Make a load calculation design using the computer;

  • Apply the rule of thumb calculations;

  • Design criteria and documentation forms;

  • Enumerate the factors for load components;

  • Elucidate the underlying principles of load calculations;

  • Distinguish dynamic and static load calculations;

  • Exhibit a heightened understanding on ventilation loads;

  • Develop a clear understanding on the general concepts of equipment selection;

  • Specify the necessary criteria for system and equipment selection;

  • Cite the options in system and equipment selection;

  • Interpret the psychometric chart;

  • Cite the effects of latitude and temperature;

  • Describe the software-based equipment selection;

  • Be familiar with the air duct design;

  • Learn the concept of louvers, dampers and filters;

  • Gain knowledge about air distribution with high flow rates;

  • Ascertain how noise control is done;

  • Indicate the role of Indoor Air Quality as it provides health and comfort to the building occupants;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of steam, water, pumps and high-temperature water in the fluid handling system;

  • Enumerate the secondary coolants;

  • Explain the Piping Systems;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the general plant design concept;

  • Exhibit a high level of competency in designing central steam plants;

  • Distinguish between low-temperature hot water central plants and high-temperature hot water central plants;

  • Enumerate the different fuel options and alternative fuels;

  • Demonstrate a high level of competency in designing cogeneration plants;

  • Specify the different control devices;

  • Explain the typical control systems;

  • Describe with accuracy the electrical interfaces;

  • Acquire knowledge about computer-based control;

  • Determine the different control symbols.


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Module Contents, Concepts and Issues


M.4 Part 1: Design Procedures: Load Calculations


  • Use of Computers;

  • Rule of Thumb Calculations;

  • Design Criteria and Documentation Forms;

  • Factors for Load Components;

  • Load Calculations;

  • Dynamic versus Static load Calculations;

  • Ventilation Loads;

  • Other Loads.


M.4 Part 2: Design Procedures: General Concepts for Equipment Selection

  • Sustainable System and Equipment;

  • Maintainability of Systems and Equipment;

  • Criteria for System and Equipment Selection;

  • Options in System and Equipment Selection;

  • The Psychometric Chart;

  • Effects of Latitude and Temperature;

  • Software-Based Equipment Selection.


M.4 Part 3: Design Procedures: Air Handing System


  • Fans;

  • Air Duct Design;

  • Registers and grilles;

  • Louvers;

  • Dampers;

  • Filters;

  • Air Distribution with High Flow Rates;

  • Stratification;

  • Noise Control;

  • Indoor Air Quality.


M.4 Part 4: Design Procedures: Fluid Handling Systems


  • Steam;

  • Water;

  • High-Temperature Water;

  • Secondary Coolants;

  • Piping Systems;

  • Pumps;

  • Refrigerant Distribution.



M.4 Part 5: Design Procedures: Central Plants


  • General Plant Design Concept;

  • Central Steam Plants;

  • Low-Temperature Hot Water Central Plants;

  • High-Temperature Hot Water Central Plants;

  • Fuel Options and Alternative Fuels;

  • Central Chilled Water Plants;

  • Thermal Storage System;

  • Central Plant Distribution Arrangements;

  • Cogeneration Plants.


M.4 Part 6: Design Procedures: Automatic Controls


  • Control Fundamentals;

  • Control Devices;

  • Instrumentation;

  • Typical Control Systems;

  • Electrical Interfaces;

  • Computer-Based Control;

  • Control Symbols.


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Module 5

Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC): Engineering Design, Drawing, Specification, Thermodynamics, Psychodynamics, Sound, Vibration and Smoke Management



Module Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of electric power;

  • Explain the common service voltages;

  • Explain the concept of power factor, using the appropriate examples;

  • Be familiar with the different types of motors;

  • Recognise the different variable speed drives;

  • Be acquainted with the principles of Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS);

  • Explicate the concept of standby power generation;

  • Explain the most appropriate electrical room ventilation structure;

  • Develop a good lighting systems;

  • Learn some provision of National Electrical Code;

  • Identify the nature of contracts;

  • Explain the drawings and specifications involve in the design process;

  • Exhibit a high level of know the different participation during construction;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the process of commissioning;

  • Organise and write a Report, with great clarity;

  • Use of Tables and Figures;

  • Be skilled in printing and binding;

  • Prepare letter reports;

  • Define different terminologies in fluid mechanics;

  • Explain the law of conservation of mass;

  • Elucidate the Bernoulli equation;

  • Be knowledgeable about flow volume measurement;

  • Be familiar with some thermodynamic terms;

  • Distinguish the first and second law of thermodynamics;

  • Explain the concept of  efficiency in relation to thermodynamics;

  • Understand the concept of coefficient of performance;

  • Enumerate the different heat transfer modes;

  • Explain the concept of thermal conduction, convection and radiation;

  • Describe the latent heat moisture;

  • Cite the different thermodynamic properties of moist air;

  • Understand the tables of properties;

  • Interpret psychometric charts;

  • Determine the various HVAC processes on the psychometric chart;

  • Have a grasp on the protractor on the ASHRAE psychometric chart;

  • Identify the several effects of altitude;

  • Enumerate the different methods of specifying and measuring sound;

  • Understand sound and vibration transmission;

  • Determine the goals of ambient sound level design;

  • Learn how to reduce sound and vibration transmission;

  • Learn the basics of IAQ;

  • Specify the different methods of providing acceptable IAQ;

  • Cite the different design considerations for acceptable IAQ;

  • Enumerate some ways of protecting outside air intakes;

  • Establish the relationship between IAQ and energy conservation;

  • Specify the various HVAC sustainable design approaches;

  • Learn the concept of energy-efficiency compliance and indoor air quality compliance;

  • Develop a heightened understanding in bridging the gap between energy efficiencies and IAQ requirement;

  • Understand the basic statements, codes, definitions and design guides for smoke management systems;

  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of the atrium and mall smoke management design requirements;

  • Be aware of the principle of zoned smoke management system;

  • Cite the step-by-step design procedure for zoned smoke control;

  • Give examples of zoned smoke management calculation;

  • Conduct implementation and performance testing;

  • Perform zoned smoke control systems test;

  • Observe the necessary precautions in doing smoke machine or smoke bomb testing.


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Module Contents, Concepts and Issues



M.5 Part 1: Electrical Features of HVAC Systems


  • Fundamentals of Electric Power;

  • Common Service Voltages;

  • Power Factor;

  • Motors;

  • Variable Speed drives;

  • Electrical Interface;

  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS);

  • Standby Power Generation;

  • Electrical Room Ventilation;

  • Lighting Systems;

  • National Electrical Code.


M.5 Part 2: Design, Documentations: Drawings and Specification


  • The Nature of Contracts;

  • Drawings;

  • Specifications.


M.5 Part 3: After Design: Through Construction to Operation


  • Participation during Construction;

  • Commissioning.


M.5 Part 4: Technical Report Writing


  • Organization of a Report;

  • Writing with Clarity;

  • Use of Tables and Figures;

  • Printing and Binding;

  • Letter Reports.


M.5 Part 5: Engineering Fundamentals: Fluid Mechanics


  • Terminology in Fluid Mechanics;

  • Law of Conservation of Mass;

  • The Bernoulli Equation;

  • Flow Volume Measurement.


M.5 Part 6: Engineering Fundamentals: Thermodynamics


  • Thermodynamic Terms;

  • First law of Thermodynamics;

  • Second law of Thermodynamics;

  • Efficiency;

  • Coefficient of Performance;

  • Specific Heat C.


M.5 Part 7: Engineering Fundamentals: Heat Transfer


  • Heat Transfer Modes;

  • Thermal Conduction;

  • Thermal Convection;

  • Thermal Radiation;

  • Latent Heat Moisture.


M.5 Part 8: Engineering Fundamentals: Psychometrics


  • Thermodynamic Properties of Moist Air;

  • Tables of Properties;

  • Psychometric Charts;

  • HVAC Processes on the Psychometric Chart;

  • The Protractor on the ASHRAE psychometric Chart;

  • Effects of Altitude.


M.5 Part 9: Engineering Fundamentals: Sound and Vibration


  • Definitions;

  • Methods of Specifying and Measuring Sound;

  • Sound and Vibration Transmission;

  • Ambient Sound Level Design Goals;

  • Reducing Sound and Vibration Transmission.



M.5 Part 10: Engineering Fundamentals: Sound and Vibration


  • Basics of IAQ;

  • Methods of Providing Acceptable IAQ;

  • Design Considerations for Acceptable IAQ;

  • Additional Design Considerations for Acceptable IAQ;

  • Protection of Outside Air Intakes;

  • IAQ and Energy Conservation.


M.5 Part 11: Sustainable HVAC Systems


  • Energy-Efficient “Green” Buildings;

  • HVAC Sustainable Design Approaches;

  • Energy-Efficiency Compliance;

  • Indoor Air Quality Compliance;

  • Bridging the Gap between Energy Efficiencies and IAQ Requirements.


M.5 Part 12: Smoke Management


Basic Statements, Codes, Definitions and Design Guides for Smoke Management Systems;

Atrium and Mall Smoke Management Design Requirements;

Zoned Smoke Management System;

Design procedure for Zoned Smoke Control;

Zoned Smoke Management Calculation Example;

Implementation and Performance Testing;

Testing of Zoned Smoke Control Systems;

Note of Caution on Smoke Machine or Smoke Bomb Testing.


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Module 6

Strategic Management and Project Management



M.6 Part 1: Strategic Management: An Overview



Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Define strategy;

  • Identify the 3 levels of corporate approach;

  • Incorporate the strategic approaches in the operation of the organisation;

  • Learn how to conduct the three tests in assessing the effectiveness of the organisation and select which among them should be employed by the organisation;

  • Develop a sound strategic decision incorporating its three elements;

  • Explain the concept of strategic management and relate its contribution to the success of an organisation;

  • Follow the strategic management process in undertaking organisational strategy; and

  • Determine the factors which cause company’s failure.


Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • Defining Strategy;

  • Three Levels of Strategy;

  • Basic Strategic Approaches;

  • What Makes Strategy Effective?

  • The Value Added Test;

  • The Consistency Test;

  • The Competitive Advantage Test.

  • Three Elements of Strategic Decision;

  • What is Strategic Management?;

  • The Strategic Management Process:

  • Mission;

  • Objectives;

  • External and Internal Analysis;

  • Strategic Choice;

  • Strategy Implementation;

  • Competitive Advantage.

  • Why do Companies Fail?.


M.6 Part 2: The Individual in a Dynamic Environment


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:

  • Develop an awareness for their own strengths and weaknesses;

  • Develop a strategy for maintaining their strengths while developing their weak areas;

  • Determine factors within their work environments that are stressors;

  • Manage their workload in such a way that they reduce the negative effects of their associated stressor;

  • Manage their time effectively, contributing to individual success and organisational improvement;

  • Put forward their points without generating negative reaction from others; and

  • Manage their interaction with colleagues and managers, in such a way that they get their desired results.


Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • Individual Strengths and Weaknesses Analysis;

  • Work Pressure as a ‘Stressor’;

  • Dealing With Work Pressure;

  • Time Management and ‘Accounting Throughput’;

  • Pragmatic Assertiveness: Improving Your Ability To Question and Challenge.


M.6 Part 3: Organisational Analysis: An Internal View


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the organisation, as an entity, as opposed to other groups;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different levels and types of organisations and objectives;

  • Formulate project objectives;

  •  Demonstrate an understanding of the meaning of collegiality within a project management and general organisational setting;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of an organisation or its subsystem’s need to meet the expectations of the external environment;

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the consequences of failure to meet the organisations external accountability;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of delegation; and

  • Demonstrate the competence in managing the delegation process effectively.



Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • Definition of Organisation;

  • Organisational Objectives;

  • The Collegium;

  • Organisational Tasks;

  • Division of Work/Labour;

  • Delegation of Role, Task, Power, Authority in a Project Management and General Organisational Setting;

  • Responsibility for Task Performance in an Organisation-Wide Context and Project Setting;

  • Organisational Accountability: Internal and External;

  • Internal Accountability: Worker Accountability to Team Managers and Project Leaders;

  • Authority;

  • Two Facets of Authority;

  • The Second Facet of Authority;

  • Traditional Authority;

  • Legitimate Authority;

  • Professional Authority;

  • Power.


M.6 Part 4: Organisational Analysis: A Strategic View


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • View external accountability as the expectations of the organisation by different agencies;

  • Demonstrate their understanding of the requirement of different external agents; 

  • Assess the consequence to the organisation of its failure to meet the requirements of particular agencies; and

  • Determine the ways in which an organisation might meet its varying accountability requirements.


Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • External Organisational Accountability;

  • Accountability to Owners/Sponsors;

  • Accountability to Clients/Users/Customers;

  • Accountability to Creditors;

  • Accountability to Sector or Industry;

  • Accountability to The State – Government, Generally; Regulatory Authorities (E.g. Office of Fair Trading, Competition Commission, Trading Standards, Sector Regulators, City Regulators.


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M.6 Part 5: Internal and External Organisational Analysis: A Strategic View


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • Assess the organisation’s strengths and weaknesses;

  • Determine the opportunities that are available to the organisation and how it might best take advantage of it;

  • Analyse the threats that the organisation faces and how they might be circumvented;

  • Conduct an effective SWOT analysis, taking account of the political, economic, social, and technological factors into account; and

  • Analyse their organisation using PEST, PESTEL and LONGPEST factors into account.


Contents, Concepts and Issues

  • Organisational Internal Analysis;

  • Organisational Strengths and Weaknesses Analysis;

  • Organisational External Analysis: Opportunities and Threats Analysis;

  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis;

  • External Global Analysis; Local, National, Global Analyses of PEST Factors or LONGPEST Analysis;

  • Political, Economic, Social, Technological, European, Legal Analysis or PESTEL Analysis.


M.6 Part 6: Internal and External Organisational Analysis: A Strategic Vies


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • Design a research project, taking account of important issues;

  • Choose sources of information appropriate for the type of research being conducted;

  • Assess the value of secondary sources of information as a prelude to the conduct of primary research;

  • Choose the methodology that best suits the type of investigation being conducted & appropriate to the research objectives;

  • Choose the most appropriate data elicitation techniques, in relation to the sampling frame, sampling unit, sample size & time span, among other factors;

  • Advise others of the situations in which participant observation, conversation analysis, documentary analysis, focus groups, interviews & questionnaires, respectively, are appropriate;

  • Design interviews & questionnaires that will elicit information appropriate to the research objectives;

  • Design structured & unstructured questions, determining the conditions under which they should be used;

  • Design questionnaires & interview schedules, with a mixture of open-ended & closed-ended questions, avoiding forced-choice in the latter;

  • Employ appropriate data analysis techniques, based on the type & volume of data available;

  • Use SPSS and, or, Excel software packages in analysing data;

  • Identifying ‘trends’ & ‘patterns’ in information, in an effort to arrive at conclusions;

  • Produce effective reports, adhering to conventional styles, presenting evidence from the data, & exploiting visual representations;

  • Make research proposals, taking pertinent factors into account;

  • Manage research projects, from inception to reporting;

  • Identify appropriate roles in research project management & produce realistic costing; and

  • Design a research project that incorporates a high ethical standard.


Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • Methods of Data Gathering

  • Questionnaire, Interview and Scalar Checklist Design;

  • Information Gathering: Documentary Analysis, Conversation Analysis and Interviewing;

  • Levels of Participant Observation;

  • The Complete Participant As Observer: Making ‘Detached Observations’;

  • Information Processing: Data Analysis and Interpretation.

  • Encouraging Lateral Thinking

  • Brainstorming;

  • Forced Associations;

  • Metaphors;

  • Analogies.



M.6 Part 7: Project Totality: A Systems View of Project Management


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • Determine and develop a project life cycle;

  • Determine the activities and problems associated with each stage of the project life cycle;

  • Be able to conduct an effective cost benefit analysis;

  • Determine the cost effectiveness of a project or a stage in its life cycle;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the system’s approach to project management;

  • View project management in a holistic manner;

  • Draw on the concept of ‘equifinality’ in managing the different project stages;

  • Establish an effective planning mechanism that will facilitate effective project implementation;

  • Will determine the most effective control mechanism to employ in project management;

  • Solicit evaluate and communicate information effectively for the enhancement of project decision making;

  • Be aware of the five bases of coordination and determine which is appropriate for a particular situation;

  • Determine the factors, which contribute to workers’ resistance to change;

  • Suggest the efforts, which an organisation might employ to reduce workers’ resistance to change;

  • Demonstrate their awareness of change management and human resource implications;

  • Distinguish between change strategies and approaches to change;

  • Illustrate the advantages and disadvantages of each strategy;

  • Manage latent and manifest resistance to change;

  • Determine the situations when a particular approach might be appropriate;

  • Determine the most effective ways of communicating change decisions to workers;

  • Illustrate the advantages and drawbacks of group involvement in decisions related to change;

  • Design measures, which will ensure change institutionalisation; and

  • Demonstrate leadership in the implementation of change, whilst avoiding whilst avoiding Human and Organisational Casualties.


Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • Project Management Overview

  • Defining a Project;

  • Benefits of Project Management;

  • What Project Management Helps You to Achieve?;

  • Factors Determining Project Success;

  • Project Constraints:

  • Scope;

  • Time;

  • Cost.

  • Project Management Cost Estimating Tools;

  • Project Cycle Management (PCM).


  • Project Life Cycle

  • Planning – Conceptualisation, Analysis, Proposal, Justification, Agreement;

  • Doing – Start-Up, Execution, Completion, Hand Over;

  • Checking – Review;

  • Acting – Feedback;

  • Development of a Project Life Cycle, Project Brief and Proposal;

  • The Management of Change;

  • The Systems Approach to Project Management;

  • The Requirements of Successful Project Management;

  • Balancing Costs and Benefits;

  • Managing the Planning Process;

  • Critical Incident Analysis;

  • Project Control Mechanism;

  • The Value Chain: Adding Value to Processes, Products and Processes;

  • Project Decision-Making;

  • Project Coordination: The 5 Bases of Co-Ordination;

  • Developing A CATWOE Focus of Project Management;

  • Why do Project Fails?.


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M.6 Part 8: Project Management: Approaches and Methodologies


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • Determine the value of information in project methodology;

  • Demonstrate their understanding of different project methodologies, determining their benefits and pitfalls for particular types projects;

  • Determine the most appropriate methodology for individual situations.


Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • An Introduction to Structured Systems Analysis And Design Method ( SSADM);

  • Feasibility Study;

  • Project Definition and Profile;

  • Deciding On Analytical and Project Approach;

  • Analytical Toolkit;

  • Project Methodologies – Iterative Through To Waterfall;

  • Joint Application Design (JAD);

  • Process Re-Engineering;

  • RUP;

  • Rapid Application Development (RAD);

  • Process Mapping/Modelling;

  • CASE;

  • Facilitation/Workshop;

  • Data Modelling;

  • Strategy;

  • Creativity Reviewing;

  • The Bigger Picture;

  • Objectivity;

  • Testing Techniques;

  • Prototyping;

  • Cause and Effect Analysis;

  • Root Cause Analysis.


M.6 Part 9: Motivating Workers in a Project Setting


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of motives and their value in organisational and subsystem effectiveness;

  • Distinguish between the different sets of motivation theories, notably content, process and reinforcement;

  • Demonstrate their ability to translate motivation theory into practice;

  • Evaluate the appropriateness of the application of particular theoretical aspects of motivation to specific situations;

  • Demonstrate their ability to formulate a comprehensive motivation strategy;

  • Critically appraise existing motivation strategy within their organisations, identifying and addressing gaps;

  • Formulate a workable motivation strategy;

  • Follows the common trends in the popular motivation theories;

  • Demonstrate their appreciation of the need for a variance in intrinsic and extrinsic values if motivation;

  • Demonstrate how popular motivation theories have contributed to our understanding of worker behaviour;

  • Locate performance related pay, productivity bonuses and other remuneration inducement within existing motivation theory;

  • Illustrate how the contingency approach to motivation might be applied to different situations;

  • Indicate the part that training and development play in worker motivation;

  • Manage the process of motivation, taking account of socio cultural and economic differences;

  • Manage the motivation process, taking account of the differences in preferences and expectation of workers;

  • Apply the ‘equity’ theory to work situation from a ‘differentiation perspective’, rather than an ‘equality perspective’.


Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • Directing or Leading;

  • The Concept of Motivation;

  • Theories of Motivation;

  • Equitable Reward Systems;

  • Designing an Effective Motivation Strategy;

  • The Collectivist vs. the Individualist Perspective of Motivation;

  • Common Trends in Motivation Theories.


M.6 Part 10: Organisational Design: Structuring and Restructuring Organisations 1


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • Demonstrate an awareness of the fundamental issues associated with organisational design and their implications for effective organisational functioning;

  • Demonstrate their ability to design an appropriate organisational structure that takes account of contingent internal and external environmental factors.


Contents, Concepts and Issues


  • An Introduction to Organisational Design: Approaches to Organisational Design - Classical, Neo-Classical and Contingency Approaches;

  • Organisational Structure: Internal and External Relationships;

  • Vertical and Horizontal Relationships;

  • Lines of Authority and Accountability;

  • The Functional Structure.


M.6 Part 11: Organisational Design: Structuring and Restructuring Organisations 2


Course Objectives


By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:


  • Demonstrate their appreciation and understanding of how organisations, and particularly managers, might control, modify or re-engineer their work environment through a study of management/leadership styles, control systems, organisational development and learning.


Contents, Concepts and Issues

  • The Divisional Structure and Its Internal Relationships;

  • Basis of Divisionalisation;

  • The Divisional Structure Compared With the Functional Structure On The Basis Of Communication, Co-Ordination, Autonomy, Control and Flexibility;

  • The Organisation of The Matrix Structure Decision-Making and Communication Patterns In Functional, Divisional And Matrix Structures Compared.


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