Continuing Professional Development

(CPD) Courses

Accredited by Engineering Council

In Strategic Partnership with Engineering Council, IET-Gh. & GhIE

CPD Topics:

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

PAVEMENT ENGINEERING

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

WATER ENGINEERING

INSTITUTION ACCREDITED PROGRAMMES CREDIT POINTS DATE VENUE FACILITATORS/LECTUTERS
Crown University CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT Infrastructure Asset management ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 To be announced

To be announced

Crown University Campuses
Project Management ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 To be announced
Construction Management programme ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 30 Date: 11 Jun. – 07 Jul. 2017
Financial and Economic Management
ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: Block 1: 21-22 Aug. 2017
Block 2: 23-25 Oct. 2017
Project Leadership and the Environment

 

ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: Block 1: 23-25 Aug. 2017
Block 2: 26-27 Oct. 2017
Crown University GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING Soil Behaviour
ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: 13-17 March 2017  Crown University Campuses
Foundation Design  ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: 15-19 May 2017  

 

Advanced Geotechnics
ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: 26-30 June 2017
Applied Geo mechanics ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: 10- 14 July 2017
Crown University PAVEMENT ENGINEERING Advanced Bitumen Technology

 

ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date:18-21 April 2017 Crown University Campuses
Pavement Management Systems ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: 28 Aug. – 01 Sept. 2017
Crown University STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING Modelling, Analysis and Stability of Steel Structures 

 

Engineering Council CPD credits: 2 Dates: 23-24 March 2017
27-28 March 2017
30-31 March 2017
Crown University Campuses
Concrete as a Structural Engineering Material  Engineering Council CPD credits: 1 Dates: 12 May 2017
Bridge Design  Engineering Council CPD credits: 1 Dates: 12 June 2017
14 June 2017
Advanced Structural Concrete Design 811  Engineering Council credits: 15 Date: Block 1: 17-19 Jul. 2017
Block 2: 28-29 Aug. 2017
Seismic Design of Building Structures Engineering Council credits: 15 Date: 09-13 Oct. 2017
Advanced Mechanics of Materials and Modelling  Engineering Council credits: 15 As required / On demand
TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING Transport Economics
ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: 13-17 March 2017 Crown University Campuses
Traffic Engineering ENGINEERING COUNCIL credits: 15 Date: 29 May -02 June 2017
Intelligent Transport Systems

Human Factors in Traffic Collisions

ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15

ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15

Date: 14-18 Aug. 2017 Date: 04-08 Sept. 2017
Public Transport
ENGINEERING COUNCIL   credits: 15 Date: 06-10 Nov. 2017
Crown University WATER ENGINEERING Hydraulic Structures
Engineering Council  credits: 15 Date: 16-19 May 2017 Crown University Campuses
Pipeline Hydraulics & Pump station design Engineering Council credits: 15 Date: 29 May-01 June 2017
Sewer Systems  Engineering Council credits: 15 Date: 12-14 June 2017
Introduction to Port Engineering (short courses) Engineering Council credits: 15 Date: 14-18 Aug. 2017
Storm Water Hydraulics  Engineering Council credits: 15 Date: 28-31 Aug.  2017
Water Resources Analysis and Management Engineering Council credits: 15 Dates to be announced (Aug. 2017)

Enquiries can be directed to:

School of Engineering & Technology

Crown University

Tel: +233207932977/+233302200929

Email: cpd@crown.edu.gh

NOTE: organisations interested in corporate partnership or sponsorship of our programmes should email a one page executive summary, contact details of organization, contact person, address, email, Tel/mob., etc and a clear logo of the company to cpd@crown.edu.gh

Partners:

FOUR DAY COURSE ON

DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF DAMS IN

AFRICA

16 – 19 May 2017

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited course* in Strategic Partnership with

ENGINEERING COUNCIL, IET-Gh, GhIE, GACCFE

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

DATE Start Time Duration Description Presenter Organization
8:00 to 9:00 (Minutes) Registration
9:00 to 9:45 45 General introduction to dam engineering
9:45 to 10:30 45 Planning, site and dam type selection To be confirmed Consultant
2017 10:30 to 11:00 30 Tea
11:00 to 11:45 45 Engineering Geological site evaluations and terrain investigations for dams To be confirmed Consultant
May 11:45 to 12:30 45 Embankment Dam Design and Construction (Part 1) To be confirmed
12:30 to 13:30 60 Lunch
16
13:30 to 14:15 45 Grouting of dam foundations To be confirmed
14:15 to 15:00 45 Embankment Dam Design and Construction (Part 2) To be confirmed
15:00 to 15:30 30 Tea
15:30 to 16:15 90 Welcome reception on wine farm
8:00 to 9:00 60 Late Registration
9:00 to 9:45 45 Floods for safe dam design, risks and possible climate change impacts To be confirmed
9:45 to 10:30 45 New  Bulletin: Technical advancements in spillway design – Progress and To be confirmed
Innovations from 1985 to 2016
2017 10:30 to 11:00 30 Progress and Innovations from 1985 to 2015
11:00 to 11:30 30 Energy dissipation by Roberts splitters To be confirmed Consultant
Stepped spillway hydraulics: cavitation & Flares at piers to increase the unit
May 11:30 to 12:30 60 To be confirmed CROWN
design discharge of stepped spillways
12:30 to 13:30 60 Lunch
17
13:30 to 14:15 45 Energy dissipation at dams and the design of outlet works To be confirmed
14:15 to 15:00 45 Flow gauging weir design To be confirmed Government
15:00 to 15:30 30 Tea
15:30 to 16:15 45 Construction case studies BUI Dam anAKOSOMBO To be confirmed
Dam
8:00 to 9:00 60 Late Registration
9:00 to 9:45 45 Concrete dam design and construction considerations Part 1 To be confirmed Consultant
9:45 to 10:30 45 Dam safety legislation and inspections To be confirmed Government
10:30 to 11:00 30 Tea
17
11:00 to 11:45 45 Dam freeboard components and combinations; wind generated wave modelling To be confirmed CROWN
Vonkeman
-May 11:45 to 12:30 45 RCC dams To be confirmed
18 12:30 to 13:30 60 Lunch
13:30 to 14:15 45 Sediment yield and reservoir sedimentation modelling
14:15 to 15:00 45 Concrete dam design and construction considerations Part 2 Consultant
15:00 to 15:30 30 Tea
15:30 to 17:00 90 Dam Site visit

Note: * This course is a Category 1 activity and offers 4 CPD credits. For more details see www.crown.edu.gh/programmes

8:00 to 9:00 60 Late Registration
9:00 to 9:45 45 Mechanical Engineering aspects of dam outlet works To be confirmed Government
9:45 to 10:30 45 Construction of Akosombo  Dam Ghana To be confirmed Contractor
2017 10:30 to 11:00 30 Tea
11:00 to 11:45 45 Hydropower hydromechanical equipment selection and operation To be confirmed To be confirmed
May 11:45 to 12:30 45 PK Weir spillway standard design principles and flow induced vibrations CROWN
12:30 to 13:30 60 Lunch
19
13:30 to 14:15 45 New Bulletin: Integrated operation of Hydropower Stations and To be confirmed Consultant
Reservoirs
14:15 to 15:00 45 Dam surveillance techniques: basic instrumentation & data interpretation To be confirmed Consultant
15:00 to 15:30 30 Tea
15:30 to 16:15 45 Phase II: technical aspects, governance and project management LHWC

SCOPE

This 4 day course on the DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF DAMS IN AFRICA has been structured to give state-of-the-art theory and practise on dam site and dam type selection, geotechnical and structural dam design aspects, and hydraulic design: spillways, energy dissipation and outlet works. Several case studies will be presented including design and construction aspects. The key findings of recently published bulletins will also be presented. The course includes a site visit to a dam. Presenters are mainly drawn from government, university, contractor and consulting engineering companies.

VENUE

Crown University Campuses

REGISTRATION

APPLICATION FOR THIS COURSE IS DONE ELECTRONICALLY. Kindly complete the on-line form:

On receipt of the electronic application, an invoice will be sent to participants within five (5) working days. Payment details will be provided on the invoice.

COURSE FEES (exempt from VAT)

4 Days 3 Days* 2 Days* 1 Day*
Full delegate fee (Includes tea, lunch, digital notes and presentations)
Alumni of Crown University students fee (Includes tea, lunch, and
Presentations).


CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT: Monday 8 May 2017

The fee for late registration after 8 May 2017 will be 20% more than the above fees.

Enquiries can be directed to:

School of Engineering & Technology
Crown University
Tel: +233207932977/+233302200929
Email: cpd@crown.edu.gh

FOUR DAY COURSE ON

HYDRAULIC DESIGN OF RIVER ABSTRACTION WORKS, HIGH LIFT

PUMPSTATIONS AND PIPELINES

Conference Hall, Crown University, 29 May to 1 June 2017

Crown University Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited course* By ENGINEERING COUNCIL

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

Time Duration Description Presenter Organisation
8:00 to 9:00 Minutes Registration
9:00 to 9:45 45 Pipeline design considerations
2017 9:45 to 10:30 45 Air valves & design principles
10:30 to 11:00 Tea
May 11:00 to 11:45 45 Inspection and supervision requirements: Steel vs GRP pipelines
29 11:45 to 12:30 45 PVC and HDPE pipes I
Monday 12:30 to 13:30 Lunch
13:30 to 14:15 45 Pipe material selection
14:15 to 15:00 45 State-of-the-art considerations for the hydraulic design of river abstraction
works to limit sediment abstraction
15:00 to 15:30 Tea
15:30 to 17:00 90 Welcome reception on wine farm
8:30 to 9:00 Late Registration
9:00 to 9:45 45 Water demands and peak flows
2017 9:45 to 10:30 45 Pump selection and pumpstation design
10:30 to 11:00 Tea
May 11:00 to 11:45 45 Special pump design considerations including river abstraction works
11:45 to 12:30 45 Environmental considerations during pipeline design and construction
30
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch
Tuesday
13:30 to 14:15 45 River abstraction works
14:15 to 15:00 45 Control Valves: pressure, flow rate, water level, etc.
15:00 to 15:30 Tea
15:30 to 16:15 45 River  abstraction works in
8:30 to 9:00 Late Registration
9:00 to 9:45 45 Transient flow (Water Hammer) scenarios to consider in pump-pipe systems To be confirmed To be confirmed
9:45 to 10:30 45 Hydraulic Pressure Transients in pipelines: Modelling and field verification
case study
2017
10:30 to 11:00 Tea
31 May 11:00 to 11:45 45 Diversion works for irrigation & Environmental aspects
11:45 to 12:30 45 Upgrade of the Adomi bridge
Wednesday
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch
13:30 to 14:15 45 Sediment yield, abstracted sediment load and sand/silt trap design
14:15 to 15:00 45 Advancement of Condition Assessment Techniques for Large Diameter
Pipelines
15:00 to 15:30 Tea
Hydraulic Lab visit: Demonstration of physical models:
15:30 to 17:00 90 abstraction works, abstraction works, and
diversion upgrade

Note: * This course is a Category 1 activity and offers 4 CPD credits.

 

8:30 to 9:00 Late Registration
9:00 to 9:45 45 Case study Consultant
9:45 to 10:30 45 abstraction works and pipeline to augment  Dam
2017
10:30 to 11:00 Tea
11:00 to 11:30 30 Case study: Hydraulic design of a river abstraction works
June
11:30 to 11:45 15 offset pipe structural design considerations
1
Thursday 11:45 to 12:30 45 Pipeline corrosion causes & mitigation
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch
13:30 to 14:15 45 Pipe Behaviour, Soil Behaviour & Soil-Pipe-Interaction To be confirmed
14:15 to 15:00 45 Dam and Bulk Water Supply: Downstream River Abstraction
Work
15:00 to 15:30 Tea
15:30 to 16:15 45 River abstraction works: Design and construction of one of the To be confirmed
largest potable water abstraction works in Ghana

SCOPE

This 4 day course on HYDRAULIC DESIGN OF RIVER ABSTRACTION WORKS, HIGH LIFT PUMPSTATIONS AND PIPELINES has been structured to give state-of-the-art theory and practise on pipeline design, the design of river abstraction works, high lift pumpstations, sand/silt traps, valves and control systems. Several case studies will be discussed including planning, design, construction and environmental aspects. Presenters are drawn from government, university, consulting engineering, environmental companies and industry. The course includes a visit to the Hydraulic Laboratories to inspect operational physical models of river abstraction and diversion works.

VENUE
Crown University Campuses
REGISTRATION
APPLICATION FOR THIS COURSE IS DONE ELECTRONICALLY. Kindly complete the on-line form:
On receipt of the electronic application, an invoice will be sent to participants within five (5) working days. Payment details will be provided on the invoice.
COURSE FEES (exempt from VAT)

COURSE FEES

Indicate days of attendance 4 Days 3 Days* 2 Days* 1 Day*
Presenter/Lecturer No fee
Full delegate fee (Includes tea, lunch, digital notes and presentations)
CROWN ALUMNI

CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT: 15 May 2017

The fee for late registration after 15 May 2017 will be 20% more than the above fees.
Enquiries can be directed to:
School of Engineering & Technology
Crown University
Tel: +233207932977/+233302200929
Email: cpd@crown.edu.gh