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If your career path is headed in the direction of a construction project manager, you need more than technical expertise on the job site. You need advanced skills in planning and scheduling and mastery of the technology that will help you manage them. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is an excellent time to invest in your career as a construction project manager. Employment in the field, in the U.S Economy, is expected to grow by 8% through 2029, much faster than the average of all other occupations. The Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Management will prepare you to manage schedules, budgets, risks, regulations, and personnel in an expanding construction industry involved in building the world’s new residences, office buildings, and hospitals, as well as retrofitting existing spaces, and overseeing infrastructure megaprojects.
This diploma is designed for professionals working in the construction industry who are interested in pursuing a more advanced management role. It will be particularly instructive for mid-career to senior construction professionals, project managers, engineers, and architects, especially those working in the construction, real estate, manufacturing, and transport industries. It is also designed for students interested in the field as well as professionals interested in learning more about the field.
Here are roles well suited to this certification diploma:
Emeritus and Columbia Engineering Executive Education
Columbia Engineering Executive Education is collaborating with online education provider Emeritus Institute of Management (Emeritus) to offer executive education courses.
An Emeritus Postgraduate Diploma contains multiple Emeritus Certificate courses created in collaboration with Columbia Engineering Executive Education, and may also include courses created independently by Emeritus. Upon successful completion, learners will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma by Emeritus.
You can read more about the collaboration here.
The Second Avenue Subway was a project that started on the east side of Manhattan. It was one of the very few improvements to the New York City subway system in the last tens of years.
It currently stands today in Midtown Manhattan. It is a proud 59 stories tall. The structural engineer on the project was William LeMessurier.
5D estimating software has multiple different avenues for input. You can take the data directly out of the 5D estimating software and put it in the system of your choice to utilize both operationally and cost-wise.
It is a quick/dirty check to see if project works on no-time-value, fully-financed-by-equity basis. It is usually first step in project design. Financed-by-equity assumption is conservative. It enables quick rejection (NoGo) of hopeless projects.
Accounting company for small businesses contributes to the diploma content related to the Estimate to Completion or EAC lifecycle.
Architectural, engineering, planning, environmental, and construction management provider contributes to the diploma content related to defining the role of a construction manager, and BIM.
Architecture, engineering, and construction firm contributes to the diploma insights into construction bonds.
Public and private sector consulting firm contributes to the diploma content related to capital projects and infrastructure.
Global law firm contributes to the diploma features of construction contracts.
Project development and construction group contributes to the diploma best practices on EHS, as well as sustainability.
Large capital construction company contributes to the diploma content focused on identifying and managing international risks.
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Propose three significant sustainability measures for a planned renovation
Create a WBS for an office building
Identify and mitigate two international risks in a project
Create a line of balance diagram for an electrical upgrade project
Choose the project delivery method for a water treatment plant expansion and emergency water main replacement
Complete Integrated Management System
Calculate the equipment cost, labor cost, and material and subcontractor cost for a given project
Determine the project EVM and cash flow
Address new bond requirements for construction projects
Make a GO or NO-GO decision
Compare the two types of construction loans
Senior Lecturer of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia Engineering Founding Director, Global Leaders in Construction Management
There are three requirements for applying. The requirements are:
Minimum Age (on or Before the Start of the Diploma)
Application Form and Document Submission
English Language Requirement
$3000 Flexible payment options available
December 15, 2020
December 13, 2020