This course covers the basic principles and responsibilities in construction management, including a description of the relationship between builder and owner, and the many contract types and project delivery methods. By defining and controlling the scope of a project, students learn the functions of the construction manager: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and managing other team members. Other topics include management principles, estimating, scheduling, budgeting, purchasing, design, safety, insurance, and construction techniques. The course features guest speakers from different disciplines related to building construction.
Required course in the Construction Management Certificate.
(no mtg 5/26; 1 mtg to be arranged)