Budget, Plan, Build: Construction Management – An Essential Industry Holding Strong During the COVID Era
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Whether you are building a home addition or a 42-story downtown tower, construction managers need to visualize the construction project and properly communicate the plan to their teams. Come hear an industry expert present you with this exciting topic, as well as the Program Director conclude this info session with all the different construction management offerings by UCLA Extension.
What you can learn.
- Gain an overview of the foundational knowledge areas in the construction industry
- Review the various parties involved in a construction project and how they interrelate
- Recognize the core competencies required to lead a project successfully
- Understand the key tools for cost estimating, scheduling, and drawing as the basis to managing any construction project
About this course:
In spite of detrimental COVID shutdowns, the construction industry persists as a pillar of the U.S. economy. The current crisis has only amplified the need of construction managers to continue to drive this crucial sector, resulting in continued job opportunities and professional growth. Come hear our industry expert in construction management and gain a general understanding of construction projects with an emphasis on the role of the project manager. To properly oversee construction projects, it is important to comprehend the key industry-leading construction management tools for blueprint review, cost estimating, and project scheduling. This session will provide an overview of their application through an examination of actual building construction projects.
This info session will conclude with a live demonstration of the different Construction Management offerings on our website for your consideration—Certificate, Specialization, one-day short courses, CSLB® exam prep, and Masters program.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.
Become Part of a Booming Industry
Whether you want to transition into a career in construction management or boost your current experience with advancements and tools in the industry, our courses in Civil & Envirnomental Engineering offer a variety of paths for you to pursue. Explore our 1-day courses, licensing exam prep offerings or complete programs to build a solid foundation in a solid industry.