Human capital is the most important asset to a construction company. Clearly the success of the construction industry is based on the quality of its people. And this quality of human capital will depend on the possible employment opportunities. The construction industry of today is continually looking for leaders who want to help shape the world we live in at the highest level. The construction industry needs leaders with exceptional management skills who understand construction employment and who are effective at hiring, staffing and retaining employees.
The Job Prospects
Job prospects exist in the departments of public works, archaeological departments, ministries, department of railways, post and telegraph, town and country planning, and in public sector undertakings.
Private sector and local bodies also offer openings. The private sector offers wide employment opportunities, particularly for those trained in architecture and construction/ project management.
Large construction houses, multinationals, builders and promoter firms, real estate developers, and construction consultancy firms, also employ professional construction managers.
The banking, and housing finance sector, also takes in qualified construction managers to handle construction finance and project appraisal activities.
Building and construction professionals can set up their own consultancy firms, or even freelance, by working on projects for different organizations on a contractual basis.
NICMAR also offers courses to professionals on the job through correspondence.