American Univesity of Beirut

Project Deliverance and Contracts – Online Course

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Next Start Date: January 19, 2023

The Project Deliverance and Contracts course is a core fundamental course tailored for fresh graduates and working professionals interested in developing their project management skills in the construction field. Coupling live sessions with online lectures, the course is designed to be interactive & engaging with real-life applications from the fields of construction, real estate, infrastructure, and buildings.

The course focuses on the various approaches that may be suitable for the delivery of large construction projects. It covers the aspects of contracts formation, completion, close-out, and project organizational structures. It particularly aims at understanding the risks inherent in the undertaking of large projects and sheds light on how certain identified risks can be addressed through the proper formation of project contracts.

What You Will Learn

  • Comparison of different types of contracts and their basis of award.
  • Assessment of project risks and potential impacts.
  • Analysis of various project organizational structures.
  • Creation of flexible or hybrid solutions for structuring project organizations.
  • Navigation through the clauses constituting the project construction contract conditions.
  • Planning for contract formation, completion, and close-out.​

Program Features

 Length of Course: 4 weeks

 Format: Fully Online (Asynchronous)

 Language: English​

 Next Start Date: January 19, 2023​

Tuition & Fees

  • ​​Total course tuition: 600$*

Corporate tuition rates are available, reach out for more information.

* paid in USD

Who Should Enroll

This course is tailored for:

  • Professionals working in the planning, design, construction, and management of projects seeking to enhance their knowledge in project management and contracts.
  • Fresh graduates seeking to enhance their project management skills and learn more about project contracts, risk assessment, and project organizational structures.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for this course, applicants should have an undergraduate bachelor's degree in engineering (BE or its equivalent), Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Physics, Statistics, or other related fields. Other Bachelor degree holders are welcome to apply and will be assessed based on their proficiency in project management and their work experience.

Meet the Instructor


Assem Abdul-Malak

Dr. Asem Abdul-Malak is a Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the American University of Beirut. He​ earned his PhD from the University of Texas – Austin. He is an expert in Project Risks and Management, Contract Administration, and Disputes Resolution.


Farah Demachkieh

Dr. Farah Demachkieh is a Lecturer and Researcher in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the American University of Beirut, and a Contract Specialist at Dar Al-Handasah. She is an expert in Contract Administration, Project Management and Controls, Claims Management, and Dispute Resolution.

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