Introduction to Construction Management

  • Date: Jan. 17, 2023 - May 12, 2023
  • Format: Online

This course provides an introduction to the structure of the construction industry and covers various skillsets needed in construction management, including construction drawings and specifications, estimating and bidding, construction contracts, project management and computer techniques.

Introduction to Construction Management

Course Overview:

This course provides an introduction to the structure of the construction industry and construction management, including construction drawings and specifications, estimating and bidding, construction contracts, project management, and more.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Present an overview of project delivery
  2. Discuss planning and preliminary steps
  3. Understand the bidding process
  4. Analyze scheduling and the critical path method
  5. Review construction safety
  6. Outline career paths

Topics:

  1. Introduction
  2. The Triangle: Owner, Designer, Contractor
  3. Project Delivery Process
  4. Project Financing
  5. Legal Compliance
  6. Labor, Materials, and Equipment
  7. Cost Estimation
  8. Contracting
  9. Construction Planning
  10. Scheduling
  11. Cost Control, Monitoring, and Accounting
  12. Quality Control and Safety
  13. Closeout
  14. Construction Industry and Careers

Instructor(s):

Dr. Carlos Sun
email: [email protected]

Length:

16 weeks

Department:

Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Credit:

Non-credit

Audience:

Adult Learners

Accommodations:

University of Missouri Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you have a disability and need accommodations in connection with participation in an educational program or you need materials in an alternate format, please notify your instructor as soon as possible so that necessary arrangements can be made.