Residential & commercial construction materials and methods
Reading architectural and engineering blueprints
Identify scheduling practices & phases, scheduling design-build vs fast-track construction, scheduling levels & Define, identify, and describe activities & their relationships
Planning, organizing, managing, controlling and documentation on the job site
Knowing how to build a safe work site, developing interpersonal skills, being a manager not a boss and holding productive meetings
Understanding necessity for good presentations, using graphic reports, updating project schedule and creating a cost profile
Dispute resolution process, good record keeping, governing law, how to keep a team together and how to lead by example
Construction management is ideal for someone who has a general interest in building and design. Students who complete the program can obtain jobs as construction managers and project managers, insurance adjusters, and insurance estimators.
These courses are a comprehensive study of the latest materials, (including eco-friendly materials), used in the building industry. CSPM 103 has an emphasis on structured materials and CSPM 104 has an emphasis on finishes, punch lists, and closure.
This course is designed to familiarize the student with construction cost estimating. The five basic elements are: (1) working drawings and specifications, (2) subcontractor bids, (3) quantity take offs, (4) checklists, and (5) a summary cost estimate. Emphasis will be placed on accurate quantity take offs on residential construction.
This course will acquaint the student with the latest methods, including green, sustainable building technology materials, and equipment used within the industry. They will be familiarized with the methods and concepts that have stood the test of time.
The student will understand principles, details of critical path, and prescience planning methods. This course will utilize Microsoft Project software to allow hands on preparation of scheduling projects.
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