EHDAS RD Training Programs

EHDAS RD Training Programs

Learning , Co-Creation and Innovation Platforms

The Masters of Construction Industry Development Management (MCIDM) is a platform for Learning, Co-Creation and Innovation . MCIDM aims at transitional economic development for achieving higher levels of Entrepreneurship Productivity, Sustainable Innovation and Happy Life Years . The MCIDM design goes beyond experiential learning (EL) and problem based learning (PBL) promoting models for learning with stakeholders through Applied Learning  (APL),Participatory  Action Research(PAR) , Action Learning and the establishment of Entrepreneurship Communities of Practice (CoP) as well as Living Labs


MCIDM is built around three mini EMBAs FTL,UTL and  DTL in order to achieve better business ideation, incubation and acceleration.  MCIDM think tank interactions  and co-creation focus on screening, selecting and recruiting 100 project owners with High Impact potential in the area of Sustainable Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship . MCIDM platform Mini EMBAs use a responsive process  built around the project ideas and the idea owners needs enabling the hosting of the most complex multi-disciplinary , multi-contextual, multi-industrial and cross generational learning modules  if and whenever needed in combination with its basic structure .

Goal Setting for Construction Industry Managers:  Penetration rate increase by 1% / year across the Construction and Energy Markets through   100 High Impact Innovation projects/year

Professional Development Group (PDG)-Executive Training and Development


Upstream Training Level (UTL) modules and seminars 2010

 (300 contact hrs and equivalent 300 EHDASRD PDH credit values)


Note on linkages: The UTL and DTL modules all carry ‘independent value’ as stand- alone modules  and ‘dependent value’ as part of the mini-EMBA certificates and output capabilities

PDH and PDHR: Professional Development Hours and Resources are units used for monitoring and reporting

( invested standard managerial time and resources in EHDAS RD projects / Return on Investment per standard period)



1.Basics of Macro and Micro Economics   theory and practice (introduction to mechanisms, levels, types and historical models)    35hrs  including:

  1. Direct Linkages: UTL 2,4,5,6,7,8,11,12
    1. Seminars ( 2x5hrs)

-“Demand driven Economics and the Evolving Globalized Demand Side  Economics: The Globalized Economy and  the Construction Industry –Lessons from transformational economies”

  • The implications of the emerging global/regional Governments-Businesses and Investors-Households and Consumers vs. the emerging economic institutes and evolving roles and mechanisms of mainstream institutes under laissez fare and protectionist environments on  the construction industry : Lessons from the OECD, new EU, and the ASEAN

-“The changing magnitude of the “G” factor in economics and the short-long term implications for development planning in the subsidized construction industry

  • Are the national G incomes , national G  spending and national G saving the most important determinants of long-term planning? What are the implications for the transformational Iranian Construction Industry?


2. Cases in International Trade : A Construction Industry Perspective 25 hrs including:

  1. Direct Linkages: UTL 1,3,4, 7
  2. Seminars (2 x5hrs)

-“Collaborations under the Current Socio-Economic Climate of the Industry: contracts and experiences, importance of trade alliances, trade boards, and the impact of emerging alternative trade networks"

-The Opportunity Cost of Staying National in the Transformational Construction Industry”

  • Experiences and Case Incidences on National and Industrial Level Multi Stakeholder Analysis regarding, Misrepresentation or Lack of Representation in Foreign Markets ,the short to long term implications and opportunity costs. Discussions on the importance of managerial economics in this industry


3.Cases in International Business Law: A Construction Industry Perspective - 20 hrs

  1. Direct Linkages: UTL 1,2 and DTL 6
    1. Seminars ( 2x5hrs)

-“International operations, co-operations and contract forms: Getting prepared for operating, competing and cooperating in the international setting-Case Incidences and Experiences from the Construction Industry projects”

-“The evolution of the international institutions monitoring international business law and the implications on labor registration and protection, intellectual property registration and protection, consumer protection, environmental protection, SICA”


4. International Business Strategy: Theory and Practice + Case studies  - 30 hrs

Seminars (3 x5hrs)

         -“Coping with the internationals in constructions’ business setting

-“Timing of International Construction Market Entry by Iranian Construction Firms

- “Sticking to the BRIC: The importance and modes of pursuing the EU,BRIC, NAFTA,ASEAN and OECD markets for construction industry contenders

  • Competitive and cooperation strategies to increase proximity and access to the strategic regions of the world”


5.Economic Policy Planning and Decision-Theory and Practice - 25 hrs

Seminars (3 x5hrs)

-“Economic policy and the Monetary Institutes-The IMF,WB,ECB vs. the monetary zones, implications for OPEC countries and other strategic zones

-“ Reform policies a bluff or reality: Reflections on the post new welfare economics, the role of politics and implications for the transformational construction industry

-“Transparency in the 21st century public policy and the impact on international economics : Laissez fare policies vs. discriminating trade zones and agreements


6.Knowledge Based Economics and knowledge based infrastructure vs. the Construction Industry-25 hrs including

  1. Seminars ( 2x5hrs)

-“Knowledge Triangles vs. the  Role and Position of Construction Industry

-“Constructions’ knowledge society: An international perspective on evolutionary socio-technological and socio-economic processes in the transformational construction industry lessons from EU, the US and the Tiger economies

Management and Policy planning under Technology Driven Economics Implications for the Construction Industry: Nano-technology in Construction, the emerging Virtual Economics and Construction


7. Sustainable Regional Development , Public Policy and the importance of the Construction Industry -35  hrs

Seminars (4 x5hrs)

-“Sustainable Economic Planning vs. Development projects at International, Regional, National, and National-Regional levels: Implications for the construction industry”

The conventional and emerging role of national and international public policy administration : demands of the sustainability trends 

-“Empowerment through the brain gain /brain drain process: sustainable regional development and public policies addressing the mobility of human capital-a construction industry perspective

-“Politicized Economic Performance :The hierarchy of policies vs. static and dynamic indicators of economic and industrial development”


8.Cases in International Construction Finance: 25hrs including

  1. Seminars ( 1x5hrs)

-“Global Construction Finance and the post crisis international economics


9. Research Methods for Managers: Designing, Monitoring and Leading Research Projects for Added Value-Principles and Practice 15 hrs

Seminars (1 x5hrs)

-“Integrating Research and Development projects into our day-to-day activities


10. Intercultural Business Communication: 25hrs

  1. Seminars ( 2x5hrs)




11. Historical Evolution of Modern Science and the Philosophy of Economics:25 hrs


  1. Seminars (3x5hrs)


12. Psychology and Social Psychology in the context of 21st century economics: 15hrs

Seminars (2x5hrs)

-“The role of the human factor in economics vs. the economics of well-being









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