Introduces the student to Construction Management, philosophy, responsibilities, methodology, and techniques. Includes topics related to construction design, construction contracts, bidding procedures, insurance taxes, bonding, cost accounting, and general project management procedures. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
Purposes to acquaint the student with general construction management procedures.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Familiarity with the construction industry management principles.
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
A. comprehend construction management conceptsMAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED
B. thoroughly understand construction and design industries
C. interpret construction contracts and bidding procedures
D. comprehend construction insurance, taxes and bonding procedures
A. Overview of Construction Management professionOPTIONAL TOPICS
B. Construction industry, design industry, and company ownership
C. Construction documents, building codes and regulations
D. Bidding strategies, OSHA requirements, bonding requirements, and construction business principals
Comparison of General Contractors, Construction Managers, and Subcontractors