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CEM residential week addresses Advanced Construction Management

last modified Dec 11, 2015 12:28 PM

Next week - 14 to 18 December 2015 – the Laing O’Rourke Centre, located at the Department of Engineering, will welcome the Cohorts 4 and 5 of the Construction Engineering Masters (CEM)*, who are attending their fifth and second residential week respectively.

CEM students will attend presentations and workshops run by industry and academic experts. Lectures and interactive group sessions will cover topics relating to Advanced Construction Management, including managing supply chains, health and safety, negotiating skills and strategic people management.

Notable speakers will include Mark Reynolds, CEO of Mace, Costain’s David Woodhouse, Stepnell’s David Brill, Gleeds’ Kevin Griffiths and prominent lecturers from the Cambridge Judge Business School: Dr Benn Lawson, Dr Philip Stiles and Dr Jochem Kroezen.  

Serial entrepreneur and business angel Jack Lang, Co-Founder and Chair of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, will deliver the evening Horizon Lecture “Starting Up” on Monday 14 December at Queens’ College.

*The CEM programme is a two-year part-time degree aimed at construction professionals. Students spend a total of seven residential weeks in Cambridge: four in the first year and three in the second. Find out more about CEM here.