Gold Seal: 2 Credits * BC Housing: 8 CPD Credits
Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using the current PMBoK approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project.
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
Understand the importance of project planning
Understand the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK)
Use the appropriate industry standardized contracts and/or Purchase Orders
Use risk management tools and mitigate risk
Understand the estimating process
Understand the importance of scheduling and use appropriate scheduling tools
Understand expectations management and adapt communication accordingly
Understand the components of projects – labour, materials, and overheads – and use techniques to maximize job profitability and minimize costs
Do post-mortem analysis after project completion
Understand the impact and methodology of construction cost control
Use of site and office project cost control methods
Use Construction Industry Codes to analyze costs vs budget
Adapt the project estimate to a project budget
Understand how job costing fits within the overall accounting systems
Understand Return on Investment (ROI) and how these impacts required project profit margins
Understand the contract process from bidding to project close-out
Understand the importance of cash flow projections for construction companies
Duration: This course consists of 8 video modules with 8 hours of self-paced expert instruction and material.
How registration works: Registrations will be processed, and login credentials will be issued upon receiving payment in full.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators, supervisors, and staff.