NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
BLD 242 - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT IV (3 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Presents a comprehensive overview of all aspects of construction law and labor relation, exposing the student to responsibilities and requirements. Includes history of labor relations in the United States, trade unionism, federal labor laws and their direct effect on construction, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) laws and regulations that apply.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

To train future construction managers in various aspects of construction management.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the student will be:

A. familiar with philosophy, responsibilities, and methodology of the construction process
B. able to comprehend construction and design industries
C. familiar with project management, administration, time, and costs
D. familiar with construction labor laws and labor relations
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED
A. Business methods
B. Project management and administration
C. Project time management
D. Project cost management
E. Labor law
F. Labor relations
G. Project safety
Revised 3/98

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