Construction Managment

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Theory: construction projects cases will be included in every module of this training to reinforce the skills being taught. The cases will be built on the information you have learned in the modules and allow you to add your own research. One of the learning methods is to get the cases peer-reviewed by the classmates with instructions on how to effectively utilize the brain storming methodology to increase the learning curves. Throughout this training, participants will gain comprehensive industry knowledge along with the latest trends and development within the construction industry. The six (6) modules will cover the major facets of construction management including project initiation and planning, scheduling techniques and procedures, cost estimating and control, and construction project financials. 

Course Outcomes:

  • Define the important phases of a construction management project, including design, pre-construction, procurement, construction and commissioning/completion.
  • Identify the key activities that take place in each phase of a construction project and what success looks like.
  • Develop the key technical skills and personal attributes that are needed to become a good construction manager.
  • Use the project management skills within construction.
  • Develop an estimate (bidding) for construction work .
  • Write a successful tender for construction work.
  • Understand the importance of health and safety in a construction site.
  • Conduct risk assessments, manual handling techniques and dealing with accidents, injuries, and hazardous materials in a construction site.
  • Choose your equipment and building materials while considering sustainability and environmentally friendly policies in the construction sector.
  • Implement appropriate storage and waste management strategies on a construction site.
  • Define the key areas to train workers on and the different methods of training delivery.
  • Ensure good quality across the different phases of construction management, including quality standards for site inspections and legal regulations

 Introduction to Construction Management by Routledge.
Course duration: 50 hrs
Course fees: $950


Module 1:
Introduction to Construction Management

  •  A Typical Construction Project
  •  Duties and Responsibilities of a Construction Manager
  •  Construction Trades needed.
  •  Project Planning
  •  Computer Assisted tools.

Module 2:
What is Construction Management?

  • A Historical Perspective
  • Industry Sectors
  • Project Delivery Methods
  • Making the Bid/No Bid Decision
  • Contract Documents
  • Contract Types

Module 3:
Job Site Management

  • Estimating Project Costs
  • Coordinating the Construction Details
  • Job Site Management Techniques
  • Factors Affecting Project Performance
  • Monitoring Project Performance
  • Managing Quality and Safety
  • The Economics of Quality and Safety
  • Managing Project Risks

Module 4:
Measurement in Construction Estimation

  • Budget Estimating Methods
  • Elemental Analysis
  • Principles of Interest Calculation
  • Incremental Cost Analysis
  • Estimates in the Residential Construction Industry
  • Principles of Measurement for Estimating
  • Excavation and Site Work
  • Concrete Work
  • Carpentry Work
  • Masonry and Finishes

Module 5:
Safety in Construction 

  • Examine the theories of safety
  • Discuss, OSHA standards and related safety practices
  • Define issues and practices in the workplace
  • Estimate the costs of work accidents and rates
  • Understand ethics in safety
  • Study the Workers' Compensation Program
  • Discuss hazard analysis and risk assessment
  • Introduce planning and execution of work in a way that protects workers and the people around a worksite
  • Explore OSHA regulations and related safety practices governing the the industry with focus on construction industry
  • Provide an analysis of the safety breaching rates in the construction industry
  • Offer real examples of how to apply safety programs and policies

Module 6:
Liabilities in Construction

Construction projects can be costly, time-consuming, and full of liability. Construction projects won’t be free of liability. Several points need to be considered, e.g.

Workers’ Injuries, Property Damage, Labor Violations, Contract Violations and many more. The Bottom Line is Construction can carry many liabilities, but with the right planning, tools, and team behind you, you’ll be able to successfully navigate any issues and avoid liability as much as possible. Keep the workplace safe and always check the contractor's credentials before making a hiring decision.