Construction manager is an educational game aimed at increasing awareness of careers in the Construction Industry. We believe that learning should be fun and that the best way to engage learners is to provide them with the opportunity to apply new knowledge and skills whilst receiving real-time feedback.
Construction Manager is funded by the Construction Industry Training Board, The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and the City of Glasgow Scotland.
Choose your own path as you oversee the progression from micro-business to multi-trade construction company.
Make strategic investment decisions and choose how to invest in your staff, manage your environmental impact and balance your finances.
Create a vibrant, thriving metropolis that reflects the way you run your business.
Jennifer is a Business Relationship Manager at the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre where her role is to support the development of innovative solutions within the Construction and Built Environment space to connect industry and create a positive impact on the Construction industry in Scotland.
She has 20 years of experience in the Construction, Utilities and FM marketplace. She is a qualified Civil & Environmental Engineer with extensive experience in Internal and External Communications, Relationship Management and Business Development. Jennifer’s area of expertise is within the Civil, Infrastructure and Environmental areas of Construction.
Having focused her career in the Construction Industry for the past 15+ years Roz has utilised and applied a range of acquired skills and experiences throughout many individual sectors within the industry. Most recently training as a Construction Ambassador via Go Construct / CITB, Roz is able to reach out to local communities and schools and highlight the many fantastic opportunities available within construction, offering new entrants an insight into the industry and conveying what it’s actually like to work in construction.
As a qualified PR and Advertising professional together with being a member of the institute of chartered bookkeepers Roz has a firm understanding of business with competences ranging from operational supply chain procurement through to construction product expertise with numerical business management as a key driver of her understanding.
Known to many as the go to person for problem solving on a wide range of subjects Roz is instrumental in growing the client base at akp, the driver behind all CSR and Community Benefits initiatives within akp and responsible for all marketing activities in the business.
Sarah became Chief Executive of CITB in January 2017.
Since then, she has led CITB through a successful consensus process and launched the three-year Vision 2020 programme of reform which will see the organisation become more responsive and accountable to industry. More recently, she fronted the launch of the organisation’s new, reforming 2018-2021 Business Plan to help make the Vision 2020 programme become reality.
Sarah’s previous CITB role was as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Performance Director in 2014, having covered the Corporate Performance Director role in 2013.
She has worked in a range of other senior roles including Finance Manager, National Experienced Worker Assessment Manager, Head of Finance and Planning, Head of Overseas and Head of Customer Services.
Prior to CITB, Sarah worked mainly within the financial sector, in both commercial environments and not‐for‐profit organisations. She has led on several transformational programmes, including company mergers, systems development and a variety of people and management-related projects.>
Douglas is an experienced educator with a demonstrated history of working in the further and higher education sector. His areas of interest include gender equality issues, STEM, innovation, digital disruption, educational policy and technology enhanced learning. He is currently the STEM and Innovation Project Lead at City of Glasgow College having previously acted as the College’s Industry Academy Head for STEM.
Douglas holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology and is a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) candidate researching gender, habitus and games based learning at the University of Strathclyde. He is a Fellow of Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (FIKE) and co-founder of UNITE GLOBAL, a charitable organisation designing and manufacturing assistive aids for disabled children and victims of humanitarian disasters. Douglas is a member of the Board of Management at Glasgow City of Science and Innovation, an associate staff member at the Universities of Stirling and Dundee and has recently been appointed to the Core Development Team at the National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland.
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