Construction Project Management


Program Overview

  • 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

Job Opportunities

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.

Career Outlook and Earnings

Employment Growth Mean hourly wage Mean annual wage
7% from 2014-24 $42.02 $87,400

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Robert H. Jervis

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Phone: (618)545-3356



Kaskaskia College

27210 College Road

Centralia, Illinois 62801



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