5 week course: Finance, London

3 June - 1 July, 2019

Venue address:

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom
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About this event

Finance is fundamental to every construction project. This course seeks to expand engineers’ understanding of the realities and challenges that come with funding a project throughout its lifespan.

Each Monday there is a 1-hour lecture from a senior industry professional followed by a 30-minute Q&A. Each week builds on the next to build a holistic understanding of construction finance suitable for the working engineer.

All sessions 18:30 – 20:00.

Week 1 – Estimating and Budgeting

Monday 3 June

Marguerite Ager, Commercial Finance Lead, AECOM

Angus Duguid, Project Director – Project, Cost & Construction, Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

  • Project accounting basics
  • Costs and prices in construction projects
  • Estimating & Budgeting skills for projects

Week 2 – Project Risk and Finance

Monday 10 June

Philip Nias – Corporate Commercial Manager, Network Rail

  • Types of project financing
  • Sources of financing
  • Risk types and impacts

Week 3 – ICE Commercial Ability – Attribute 5

Monday 17 June

Robert Neville – Professional Mentor, Symmons Madge

  • Explanation of the how to achieve sub-attribute in this attribute at different levels
  • What reviewers are expecting from engineers to achieve this attribute at Chartership level
  • Examples of how people describe how they meet the requirement of this attribute

Week 4 – Project Bidding

Monday 24 June

Stuart Westgate – Senior Partner, Nichols Group

  • The basic principles in project bidding
  • How bidding process works
  • Project bidding skills

Week 5 – Different Financing Options for Infrastructure

Monday 1 July

Vanessa Bold - Consultant, Nichols Group

  • Supply Chain Management Supporting Procurement of Critical Suppliers
  • Evolution of Supply Chain management in Major Projects
  • Future of Supply Chain Management

Cost for all 5 weeks:

£30 for ICE student members
£120 for ICE members
£180 for non-members.

All prices include VAT.

Note that you must have student membership status to qualify for the £30 rate. Bookings will be checked to ensure compliance.

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