CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

ONLINE CERTIFICATE COURSE

OBJECTIVE

As the construction industry boom continues globally, the need for skilled and experienced construction managers is expected to grow in tandem. The US Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that the national workforce in the construction industry is projected to grow 11% by 2026, faster than the average for all occupations, a gain of about 747,600 new jobs. The Construction Project Management course will help you understand key construction concepts of project planning and project scheduling. Also, it will provide you with the required technical tools to apply these concepts.

The course is aimed at those who want to become construction managers. If you currently work in the construction industry in any role and intend to become a construction manager, this course is right for you. This course is also aimed at those who want to start their careers as construction managers.

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

The Construction Project Management course teaches the most important concepts in managing a construction project: Project Planning and Project Scheduling. The course is aimed at those who want to become construction managers. If you currently work in the construction industry in any role and intend to become a construction manager, this course is right for you. This course is also aimed at those who want to start their careers as construction managers.

 

WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES?

At the end of this course, participants will learn:

  • The fundamentals of project initiation, planning and scheduling
  • Frameworks for risk management, project development cycle, and sustainable development
  • Methods used for project planning and scheduling which includes Critical Path Method, PERT, Range Estimation, Linear Scheduling and Precedence Diagram
  • Technologies for planning and scheduling, like Building Information Modelling, Virtual Reality, MS Project

Construction Project Management

EMERITUS and Columbia Engineering

Columbia Engineering is committed to pushing the frontiers of knowledge and shaping discoveries to meet the needs of society. Over the years, Columbia’s faculty and students have made remarkable contributions that have spurred technological and social progress. Today, Columbia carries the tradition of innovation as engineering transforms nearly every aspect of life. Faculty at Columbia Engineering have won 10 Nobel Prizes in physics, chemistry, medicine, and economics.

Duration and Course Fee

  • Starts June 28, 2019
  • 2 Months
  • 6 – 8 hours per week
  • Course Fees $1,600

 

 

Faculty

Carmen Taglienti Carmen Taglienti
Instructor at UC Berkeley Extension

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 200 Video Lectures
  • 8 Discussions
  • 12 Assignments
  • 5 Real-World Examples
  • 6 Live Webinars

SYLLABUS

  • Engineering and Construction Industry
  • Program, Project, and Construction Management
  • Construction vs. Manufacturing Industry
  • Design-Bid-Build
  • Project Delivery Methods
  • The Lean Theory
  • Safety in Construction Industry
  • Community Involvement and Diversity
  • Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) of Construction process
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Technology Trends in Construction
  • ESPRIT Framework for Risk Management
  • Role of Project Manager
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Standard and Project Coding
  • Bar Charts
  • Activity Precedence Diagram
  • Relationship Among Construction Activities
  • Determining Critical Path Method
  • Types of Floats: Activity Floats, Free Float, Interfering Float
  • Work Dates and Calendar Dates
  • Drawing an Activity on Arrow Diagram
  • Numbering Nodes and Adding Key to Diagram
  • Forward and Backward Pass Calculations
  • Calculating Probabilities
  • Finding Critical Path
  • Solving Examples with PERT and Range Estimation
  • Introduction to Construction Project Scheduler
  • Linear Construction
  • Visualizing Line of Balance
  • MS Project and Primavera for Scheduling
  • Schedule, Analysis and Application
  • Integrating Models and Schedule
  • Scheduling for Large Programs
  • Risk Allocation and Planning
  • Lean Scheduling

INDUSTRY EXAMPLES

Crossroads

STV

Aecom

Vertex

Mckinsey Company

Dentons

Skanska

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Duration and Course Fee

  • Starts 20 June 2019
  • 3 Months
  • 4–6 hours per week
  • Course Fees USD 1,800

 

 

Faculty

Ibrahim Odeh Ibrahim Odeh
Senior Lecturer of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Columbia Engineering
Founding Director, Global Leaders in Construction Management
Columbia Engineering Executive Education

Duration and Course Fee

  • Starts 20 June 2019
  • 3 Months
  • 4–6 hours per week
  • Course Fees USD 1,800

 

 

Faculty

Ibrahim Odeh Ibrahim Odeh
Senior Lecturer of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Columbia Engineering
Founding Director, Global Leaders in Construction Management
Columbia Engineering Executive Education

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