Master's Degree In Advanced Management Of The Promotion And Exploitation Of Infrastructures In The Specialization Of Large Building Projects

Structuralia

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Master's Degree In Advanced Management Of The Promotion And Exploitation Of Infrastructures In The Specialization Of Large Building Projects

Structuralia

Structuralia presents the Master's degree in advanced management of the promotion and exploitation of infrastructures is a European Official Masters approved by the Spanish government on November 30, 2016 with File No. 9253/2016 and ID Title 4316133 , whose curriculum has been verified by the Council of Universities of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Spanish state by resolution dated March 22, 2017, who submits to the Government the proposal for establishing the official title and registration in the RUCT, and whose approval by agreement of the Council of Ministers is published in the Official State Gazette.

It is approved in the 47 member countries of the European Space of Higher Education (EHEA), Common space ratified in the declaration of Bologna of 1999.

Number of official European credits for the degree: 60 ECTS credits (from the European Higher Education Area).

University Alfonso X el Sabio

The Alfonso X el Sabio University is the first Private University of Spain, born in 1994/1995. Our mission is to offer society a Quality University Education with freedom and independence. Knowing us better, there is much to discover.

Structuralia

Structuralia since 2001, is an international leader in the field of specialized training in engineering, architecture, energy and infrastructures, in any of the methodologies for learning. It has offices in Madrid, Santiago de Chile, Mexico City and Bogota. Structuralia has students in 50 countries around the world, bringing together over 500 authors in our cloister.

PRESENTATION

In recent years there has been a major change in the infrastructure sector, reflecting an opportunity for expansion into the global market.

At this juncture, the main objective of this master's degree is to provide students with an adequate training in the management of contracts and turnkey projects, as well as to prepare them for the correct use of the new instruments, models and techniques used during the different phases of an infrastructure, in order to dominate the different financing modalities, private public partnership and concession models.

To achieve this, the Master's structure includes a common core, which covers subjects oriented to the international management of infrastructures in the promotion and exploitation phase, leading to an optional itinerary, where the student will have the opportunity to specialize in roads and acquire knowledge specific to a specific typology of infrastructure.

There is no official Spanish master's degree in Spain or in the Spanish-speaking world, which collects the latest and most modern management models with the approach and methodology presented.

Methodology

METHODOLOGY OF LEARNING AND EVALUATION

The training is taught through an advanced virtual campus in order to provide the student with all the advantages of online training:

- Savings: Downloadable documentation, videoconferences, online tests, etc. reduce the costs of material acquisition and travel for the student. Time optimization: the flexibility of programming, the absence of transfers and the possibility of accessing the campus and its materials 24 hours allow students to organize their studies in the most appropriate way to their needs and personal agenda.

- Work compatibility: as explained in the previous points, the student can perfectly match the academic development with his usual work activity. Distribution of the curriculum in ECTS credits.

Training activities

Since the different subjects that constitute the curriculum have all a management approach, training activities of the following type will be carried out, all of which are part of a highly contrasted online methodology.

  1. Guided and tutored work
    - Personal work oriented with the interactive material and the documentation provided.
    - Tutorials and consultations to faculty and experts.
    - Forums of reflection and debate.- Working groups and chats.

  2. Self study
    - Analysis and deepening of the documentation.
    - Self-evaluations.
    - Practical cases solved.

  3. Webinars in real time
    In all the subjects will be one or several encounters in real time with the experts of the subject, so that the students share with these professionals a live space where they analyze both technical questions and practical issues of the subject.

  4. Resolution of exercises based on the case method
    Resolution of practical cases: It will be required that the individual student is faced with his or her own resources to solve an exercise or case study.
    Written tests: Testing and exercises.

  5. Testing.
  6. Professional development in the workplace.
  7. Personal work, information search, writing, etc.
  8. Defense of the project End of Master before the Court.

Systems for assessing the acquisition of competences and grading systems in accordance with current legislation.

The evaluation process will be carried out taking into account the different competences that the student must acquire during the development of the module. For this, different evaluation systems will be used, most of them virtual but there will also be a face-to-face evaluation system.

For each of the subjects of the common trunk and each of the specialties, the following evaluation systems will be implemented:

1. Virtual evaluation, based on the delivery, of the resolution of the various practical problems done in small groups or individually that allow to evaluate the acquisition of knowledge throughout the delivery of each subject. Through the training platform the students will deliver the exercises in digital support. The teacher will receive and correct them, posting on the platform the qualification.

2. Virtual evaluation based on a set of online tests type test, to guarantee a knowledge of the contents of the subjects that allow to evaluate the acquisition of knowledge along the delivery of each subject. Through the training platform, a template will be loaded automatically containing the test type test, with questions that are loaded at random, so that each student has a different test. Students will have access to it automatically.

3. On-site evaluation through a real-time exam. The Alfonso X el Sabio University guarantees the student the possibility of taking the exam in the capital of the country where he resides. The possibility of taking exams in other cities will be assessed in each case. There will be three calls for face-to-face examination; first semester, second semester and final exam.

For the Final Master's Work, the following evaluation systems will be implemented:

  • Virtual evaluation of the Work End of Master's degree by the court, with experience in the discipline in which it has been developed. The memory presented through the training platform will be evaluated.
  • Virtual evaluation of the defense of the report corresponding to the Work End of Master held individually before a court with experience in the discipline in which it has been developed and in public hearing. The training platform has a videoconference tool through which the defense of the Master's End Work will be carried out.
  • The face-to-face exams will be held in the capital of the country in which the student is located. The expenses that can be generated to carry out this test (transport, maintenance, accommodation, etc.) will be solely the responsibility of the student.

The diploma model

The diploma for students who have successfully passed the master's degree will be issued in accordance with Royal Decree 1002/2010, of 5 August, on the issuance of official university degrees and additional provision 1 of Royal Decree 22/2015, dated January 23 .

External Practices

In spite of being a distance masters, the practices will be carried out in person in companies, public or private organizations, always under the tutelage of an external director (belonging to the center where they are carried out) and an internal tutor, always a linked teacher to the degree.

From the face-to-face experience of these external practices, the student will have to develop a report to be evaluated.

Program

COMMON MODULE

1.GESTION (3 ECTS)

  • Finance

2. PROMOTION, FINANCING AND ANALYSIS OF VIABILITY OF INFRASTRUCTURES (9 ECTS)

  • Project Finance
  • Analysis of feasibility in the investment of infrastructures
  • PPP promotion models. Concessions.

3. MANAGEMENT OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT (9 ECTS)

  • Administration and contract management in large turnkey projects (EPC)
  • International contracts in the engineering sector. FIDIC
  • Contract Management

4. MANAGEMENT OF THE EXPLOITATION OF INFRASTRUCTURES (9 ECTS)

  • Infrastructure maintenance management
  • The management of a PPP project in the exploitation phase

SPECIALTY IN GREAT BUILDING PROJECTS

1. MANAGEMENT OF THE PROMOTION OF GREAT BUILDING PROJECTS

  • Costs and profitability
  • The developer and the real estate sector: rights, obligations and tasks
  • BIM (Building Information Modeling)

2. MANAGEMENT OF THE EXPLOITATION OF GREAT BUILDING PROJECTS

  • Operation & Maintenance
  • Applied Technology (TIC for FM)
  • Energy Services Enviroment, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility

EXTERNAL PRACTICES (6 ECTS)

MASTER FIN PROJECT (6 ECTS)

GOALS

Specific objectives of the specialty:

  • Acquire the necessary knowledge to manage the promotion, design, maintenance and operation of complex building infrastructures. With a special emphasis on the design and management of sustainable buildings and preventive and corrective maintenance of the building.

Master Thesis project

  • Ability to perform, present and defend individually and publicly, once all the credits of the curriculum have been obtained, an exercise a project of a professional and original nature carried out individually before a court, consisting of a project of a professional nature in which synthesize the competences acquired in the teachings.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize the work done, as well as the ability to communicate through the presentation of written professional reports and oral presentation of the same.

Certificate

Official European Master's degree approved by the Spanish government on November 30, 2016 with File No. 9253/2016 and ID Title 4316133, whose curriculum has been verified by the Council of Universities of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science through resolution with dated March 22, 2017, who submits to the Government the proposal for establishing the official title of the title and its registration in the RUCT, and whose approval by agreement of the Council of Ministers is published in the Official State Gazette.

The University Alfonso X el Sabio will issue with 60 ECTS Credits the Official Degree to students who have successfully passed the Master.

The diploma model

The diploma for students who have successfully passed the master's degree will be issued in accordance with Royal Decree 1002/2010, of 5 August, on the issuance of official university degrees and additional provision 1 of Royal Decree 22/2015, dated January 23 .

External Practices

In spite of being a distance masters, the practices will be carried out in person in companies, public or private organizations, always under the tutelage of an external director (belonging to the center where they are carried out) and an internal tutor, always a linked teacher to the degree.

From the face-to-face experience of these external practices, the student will have to develop a report to be evaluated.

This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish


Last updated October 8, 2017
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1 year
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9,355 USD
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